Irish, meaning unknown

Modwenna Origin and Meaning

The name Modwenna is a girl's name .

Modwenna is the name of a medieval Irish saint who, according to legend, founded Burton Abbey on the River Trent, site of many miracles. Saint Modwenna, also called Modwen, made a pilgrimage to Rome with fellow well-named nuns Lazar and Althea, and died in Scotland at the reported age of 130. As if that wasn't enough, Modwenna raised another saint with another interesting name, Osyth

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