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Gender: F Meaning of Mairead: "pearl" Origin of Mairead: Irish, shortened fom of Mairghread, variation of Margaret

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Pronounced MAW-rayt or ma-REYD, Mairead is close enough to Maureen to be accepted here. The name became popular in Ireland due to admiration for the saint of that name. Peig and Peigi are its Irish-language nicknames.

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Famous People Named Mairead

Mairead McKinley">McKinley - award-winning Irish actress.
Mairead Nesbitt - a fiddler with the group Celtic Woman.
Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh - the fiddler and lead vocalist for the group Altan
Mairead Philpott - British woman convicted of manslaughter after her 6 children were killed

Pop Culture References for the Name Mairead

Mairead is the protagonist in the Books of Pellinor by Alison Croggon