Meaning, pronunciation and origin of the Irish boys name Proinsias

How do you pronounce Irish name Proinsias?

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What does the Irish name Proinsias mean?

The Irish form of Francis, a name originating from the figure of St. Francis of Assisi. The name means “little French man” and was popularized in Ireland by the Franciscans whose founder was St. Francis of Assisi. The Celts would have been responsive to the stories of St. Francis’s attitude to birds and animals.

What is the gender for the Irish name Proinsias?

Boy | Male

Is Proinsias a boy or girl name?

Proinsias is traditionally given to a boy.

How do you spell Proinsias in Irish?

It is spelled “Proinsias”.

How do you pronounce the Irish name Proinsias?

It is pronounced “pron + she + iss”.

What is the English equivalent names of Proinsias?

English versions of Proinsias include Francis and Frank.

Is Proinsias a rare name?

Proinsias is a rare name in Ireland. In 2021 there were less than 3 baby boys recorded with the name Proinsias. Source: