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Gender: F Pronunciation: lee-sha Meaning of Laoise: "light" Origin of Laoise: Irish

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Pronounced lee-sha, Laoise is the feminine form of the Irish mythological names Lugh and Lugus, which means light. Lugus was the Celtic god of commerce and craftsmanship, the equivalent of the Roman Mercury, thought to inspire the later Irish hero Lugh. Laoise is in the Irish Top 100, but Americans will definitely have pronunciation issues.

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Also used as an Irish form of Louise and Lucy