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Gender: M Origin of Mirren: Irish, meaning unknown

Mirren is one modern spelling of a mysterious group of names that all seem to derive from the 6th century Irish saint Mirin who emigrated to Scotland and now is the patron saint of both the Glasgow suburb of Paisley and the game of football. The Cornish Merryn, best known as the name of the seacoast town St. Merryn, is also related. The name is usually used for girls.

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