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

MEANING: From caomh ”gentle, beautiful, precious.” The same root as Kevin, the name has become very popular in Ireland with the original Irish spelling. In 2003 it was the twelfth most popular Irish girl name for baby girls.

GENDER: Girl | Female



ENGLISH: Keeva, Keva

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

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  1. I love this name, i’m brazilian

  2. Caoimhe says:

    Lovely Irish Name!!

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