Clodagh

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

MEANING: The river Clody runs through County Tipperary and County Wexford and like most Irish rivers is named for a local female deity. Rivers become places for prayer and Clodagh is a popular name in this part of the country.

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Clodagh

PRONUNCIATION: clo + da”

ENGLISH: Cloda

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

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Means friendship or could be from con "a hound," as applied to a swift-footed warrior, and all "great, mighty." In legend Conall Cearnach ("Conall the Victorious"), one of the mightiest warrior heros in the Red Branch Knights, the forerunners of the Knights of the Round Table, avenged the death of his foster brother Cuchulainn (read the legend). It was also believed that he was in the Holy Land when Christ was crucified. Every nation on earth was reputedly represented and Conall Cearnach was Ireland’s representative and it is further believed that he was one of the people who put their shoulders to the rock that covered the entrance to Christ’s tomb and rolled it back on that first Easter morning.