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

MEANING: ean meaning “”bird”” and suggests “”birdlike”” or “”freedom of spirit.”” A soldier and a prince Enda was converted by his sister, Saint Fanchea. He renounced his dreams of conquest and decided to marry one of the girls in his sister’s convent. When his financé died suddenly the night before their wedding, he surrendered his throne and a life of worldly glory to become a monk. He made a pilgrimage to Rome and was ordained there before returning to establish ten monasteries on the Aran Islands, off the west coast of Ireland. The name is used for boys and girls.

GENDER: Boy | Male




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

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