Meaning of the Irish name Aedan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Aedan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name.

MEANING: A diminutive form of the name Aed meaning “”fire”” and would imply “”born of fire.”” It became a popular name in honour of St. Aidan of Iona (c. 630 AD) who founded a famous monastery on the island of Lindisfarne which he used as a base to evangalize the North of England. In art Aidan is usually represented as a stag, a reference to the legend that he saved a deer that was being hunted by making it invisible.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Aedan Aodhan

PRONUNCIATION: “”aid + an”” or “”aid + on””

ENGLISH: Aidan or Aiden

AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Aedan and read along with the meaning)

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