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Gender: F Pronunciation: lee-sha Meaning of Laoise: "light" Origin of Laoise: Irish

Pronounced lee-sha, Laoise is the feminine form of the Irish mythological names Lugh and Lugus, which means light. Lugus was the Celtic god of commerce and craftsmanship, the equivalent of the Roman Mercury, thought to inspire the later Irish hero Lugh. Laoise is in the Irish Top 100, but Americans will definitely have pronunciation issues.

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Famous People Named Laoise

Laoise ni Cheallaigh aka Lisa Ann Olivia Mary Sinead Kelly, Irish singer of group Celtic Woman

Pop Culture References for the name Laoise

Also used as an Irish form of Louise and Lucy