"sea white, sea fair"

Muireann Origin and Meaning

The name Muireann is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "sea white, sea fair".

The popular Irish name Muireann comes from a mythical mermaid who was tranformed into a woman by a saint. Pronunciation is like the surname of the actress Helen Mirren, but with the spin of a w sound after the initial M.

Muireann Popularity

Famous People Named Muireann

  • Muireann Nic AmhlaoibhIrish folk singer of group Danú

Muireann in Pop Culture

  • Muireann Muncháemmother of Fionn mac Cumhail in Irish mythology
  • Muireann Norrisdaughter with difficult name on Catastrophe TV series