Name: Oisín

Origin and Meaning of the Name Oisín

  • Meaning:
    Little deer
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  • Pronunciation:
    (osh EEN)
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    In Irish legend, Oisín was the son of Fionn MacCool, the leader of the Fianna, and of Saeve or Sive, a goddess. Sive was turned into a deer before her son was born, and she brought him up in a forest, given him his name, Oisín, that means little deer.

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