Meaning of the Irish name Caireann. Listen and learn how to pronounce Caireann so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name.
MEANING: From the Gaelic cara + the diminutive -in meaning “little friend or little beloved." Caireann Chasdubh (“Cairenn of the Dark Curly Hair") was the mother of the legendary warrior Niall of the Nine Hostages (read the legend) and thus was the maternal ancestor of the high kings of Ireland.
GENDER: Girl | Female
IRISH NAME: Caireann Cairenn Ciaran
PRONUNCIATION: care + in"
ENGLISH: Karen, Karan
AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Caireann and read along with the meaning)