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Meaning, pronunciation and origin of the Irish boys name Oisin

How do you pronounce Irish name Oisin?

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What does the Irish name Oisin mean?

The son of the legendary warrior Fionn Mac Cool (read the legend) and the goddess Sive. His mother was turned into a deer by the Dark Druid and she reared him in the forest until he was seven years old. When Fionn was out hunting he found the child and recognising him as his son, gave him the name oisin””little deer.”” He is best remembered for his love for “”Niamh of the Golden Hair”” with whom he spent 300 years in Tir-na-nOg, (“Land of Eternal Youth”). (Read the legend of Oisin and Niamh.) A very popular name again in Ireland.

What is the gender for the Irish name Oisin?

Boy | Male

Is Oisin a boy or girl name?

Oisin is traditionally given to a boy.

How do you spell Oisin in Irish?

It is spelled “Oisin”.

How do you pronounce the Irish name Oisin?

It is pronounced “osh + een”.

What is the English equivalent names of Oisin?

There is no English similar name to the Irish name Oisin, so you would use “Oisin”.

Is Oisin a common name?

Oisin has been growing in popularity for new baby boys in Ireland over the last 20 years. However for the last 4 years it has seen a drop off, ranking #193 in Ireland for all baby boys names in 2021. Source: cso.ie

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