Name: Éire

Origin and Meaning of the Name Éire

  • Meaning:
    Ireland
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (AIR uh)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Éire)
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Miscellaneous Info for Éire

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  • Used in:
    English and Gaelic speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The goddess Eire and her sisters all wanted to name the country they lived in after themselves. They decided to solve the matter by helding a race, which Eire won. Thus, the country became Eire and later Ireland.

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