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Gender: M Meaning of Senan: "old, wise" Origin of Senan: Irish, variation of Seanan

Connected with the Latin word meaning 'senator,' this started as a nickname, used as a term of respect. St. Senan was a famed founder of monasteries, whose ruins can still be seen. Legend has it that before he could found it, he had to banish a great monster. Other versions are Sionan, Sinan, Synan and Sinon.

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