Laoise Origin and Meaning

The name Laoise is a girl's name of Irish, Irish Gaelic origin meaning "light".
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 among the Top 100 Irish names for girls, but Americans will definitely have pronunciation issues.

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  • Laoise ni Cheallaigh aka Lisa Ann Olivia Mary Sinead KellyIrish singer of group Celtic Woman

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  • Also used as an Irish form of Louise and Lucy

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