EH-ryu (Old Irish), EH-rye (Modern)
Irish"Ireland, land of abundance"
Eriu Origin and Meaning
The name Eriu is a girl's name meaning "Ireland, land of abundance".
The Old Irish name for Ireland, now Éire, which is the source of Erin (via its genitive form Éireann “of Ireland”). In Irish mythology, Ériu is the mother goddess of Ireland, whose name may derive from a Proto-Celtic word meaning “full, abundant” – i.e. “land of abundance”.