Name: Declan

Origin and Meaning of the Name Declan

  • Meaning:
    Full of goodness
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (DECK lan)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Declan)
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Miscellaneous Info for Declan

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    St Declan was an early Irish saint, who preached in Ireland prior to the arrival of St Patrick.

    Declan Costello was Attorney-General of Ireland in the 1970s. Declan Donnelly is a British TV presenter, one half of 'Ant and Dec'.

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