Meaning of the Irish name Cronan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cronan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name.
MEANING: cron “”brown, sallow, dark-skinned.”” The seventh-century St. Cronan built a monastery in a very remote area of his native County Tipperary but travellers lost their way trying to find the hospitable Cronan. Saddened by this he built a new monastery closer to the roadside which became the modern town of Roscrea. He was known for his generosity to the poor and to travellers.
GENDER: Boy | Male
IRISH NAME: Cronan Cronin
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