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Meaning, pronunciation and origin of the Irish girls name Granuaile

How do you pronounce Irish name Granuaile?

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What does the Irish name Granuaile mean?

Described as “one of the most remarkable women in Irish history” Granuaile or Grainne Ni Mhaille (ang. as Grace O’Malley) was a renowned sea captain who led a band of 200 sea-raiders from the coast of Galway in the sixteenth century. Twice widowed, twice imprisoned, fighting her enemies both Irish and English for her rights, condemned for piracy, and finally pardoned in London by Queen Elizabeth herself, her fame was celebrated in verse and song and in James Joyce’s “Finnegan’s Wake“. She is often seen as a poetic symbol for Ireland.

What is the gender for the Irish name Granuaile?

Girl | Female

Is Granuaile a girls name?

Yes, Granuaile is traditionally given to a girl.

How do you spell Granuaile in Irish?

It is spelled “Granuaile”.

How do you pronounce the Irish name Granuaile?

It is pronounced “graw + nya + wail”.

What is Granuaile in English?

There is no English version of the Irish name Granuaile.

Is Granuaile a rare name?

Yes, there is almost no records for the name Granuaile being used for Irish baby girls. Source: cso.ie

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