Meaning of the Irish name Odhran. Listen and learn how to pronounce Odhran so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name.
MEANING: All variants of odhra meaning “”dark haired.”” Seventeen saints have used the name and Odhran, abbot of Meath, was one of the 12 devotees who accompanied St. Columba to Iona. When he died soon after their arrival Columba saw Odhran’s soul ascending to heaven following a battle between angels and devils. Another Odhran was the charioteer of St. Patrick.
GENDER: Boy | Male
IRISH NAME: Odhran Oran Orin
PRONUNCIATION: “”o + ran”” or “”o + rin””
ENGLISH: Odran (pron. “”ode + ran””)
AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Odhran and read along with the meaning)