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This traditional Irish naming pattern could help you trace your family - IrishCentral.com

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Americans Try To Pronounce Traditional Irish Names

Americans attempt to pronounce traditional Irish names (VIDEO) - IrishCentral.com Americans frequently get baffled when trying to pronounce traditional Irish names. Buzzfeed asked a few unsuspecting Americans to pronounce names like Tadhgh, Caoimhe, Eoghan, and Niamh to hilarious results. One girl gets so confused she says “I don’t even know what A’s are anymore.”

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Niamh - "bright" :Traditional Irish names: girls | BabyCentre Blog

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Traditional Irish names: their heyday, wane and revival

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Traditional Irish naming patterns - Findmypast - Genealogy, Ancestry, History…

Names for Grandmother Most English-speaking children call their grandmothers Granny, Grandma, or Nana/Nanna. There are a few different words for Grandmother in Irish, including Seanmháthair (shan a WAW her), máthair mhór (maw her aWOR), and máthair Chríona (MAW her KHREE un na). These literally mean "old mother", "great mother" and "mother of the heart." These words are not used to actually address the grandmother, though. Children would call a grandmother Maimeó (MAM o), or perhaps…

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Americans Try To Pronounce Traditional Irish Names

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This brilliantly detailed map of Ireland lists over 700 traditional Irish surnames in the counties of their ancestry.

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Declan - A traditional Irish name meaning "man of prayer" or "full of goodness." St. Declan founded a monastery in Ireland, and St. Declan's Stone has purportedly been the site of many miracles. #name #baby #grey #orange

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British and Australian Girls Attempt To Pronounce Traditional Irish Names