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Aithne Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Aithne is of Gaelic and Irish origin.

The meaning of Aithne is "kernel".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 girls were given the name.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Aithne Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Aithne has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Aithne to other names.


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Aithne is a variant spelling of Eithne.

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Name Fun

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Be creative with the name Aithne.

Just for fun, see the name Aithne in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.