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

MEANING: Ancient Irish name from the noun aine that means “splendor, radiance, brilliance.” Aine is connected with fruitfulness and prosperity. The queen of the Munster fairies was called Aine as was one of the wives of Fionn Mac Cool (read the legend). Aine appears in folktales as “the best-hearted woman who ever lived – lucky in love and in money.”

GENDER: Girl | Female



ENGLISH: Anya, Anna, Hannah

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

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  1. My name is Aine too– I love my name–I feel like i am a lucky star living in this beautiful world

  2. Aine. OConnor says:

    My name is Aine and I love it when people aSk about it

  3. I love my name I live in America so all the teachers would mess up my name and I didn’t like that but as I got older I began to love it.we have a lot of Irish friends so that’s how my parents came up with the spelling of it

  4. Aine Morrison says:

    My Name Is Aine And I Love It! im only 8 hahahah

  5. Áine Anderson says:

    I’m 24 years old and I love my name no one has it and its beautiful boys made fun of it in fresh ways when I hit puberty but other then that I get meny compliments and have never met another people always think its Russian though but I love explaining the history check out the wiki page of Áine it’s quite interesting

  6. Love this gonna be my daughters name :)

  7. I love my name and think its 1st class :D

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Irish Name of the Day!

muirne means “high-spirited, festive.” Muirne loved Conall who was from an opposing tribe. Her father, a druid, opposed the match and had Conall killed but not before Muirne had conceived a son, who grew up to be the legendary warrior Fionn Mac Cool(read the legend) and who later avenged the death of his father.