Meaning of the Irish name Proinsias. Listen and learn how to pronounce Proinsias so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name.
MEANING: The Irish form of Francis, a name originating from the figure of St. Francis of Assisi. The name means “”little French man”” and was popularised in Ireland by the Franciscans whose founder was St. Francis of Assisi. The Celts would have been responsive to the stories of St. Francis’s attitude to birds and animals.
GENDER: Boy | Male
IRISH NAME: Proinsias
PRONUNCIATION: “”pron + she + iss””
ENGLISH: Francis, Frank
AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Proinsias and read along with the meaning)