Eamonn (given name)

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Éamon is an masculine Irish given name. It is an Irish form of the English Edmund,[1] which is derived from an Old English name containing the elements ēad ("prosperity, riches") and mund ("protector").[2] An alternate form of Éamon is Éaman and Éamann. Anglicised forms of Éamon are Eamon and Eamonn.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Hanks, P; Hardcastle, K; Hodges, F (2006) [1990]. A Dictionary of First Names. Oxford Paperback Reference (2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 346. ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1. 
  2. ^ Hanks, P; Hardcastle, K; Hodges, F (2006) [1990]. A Dictionary of First Names. Oxford Paperback Reference (2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 84. ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1.