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Gender: Male Meaning of Senan: "old, wise" Origin of Senan: Irish, variation of Seanan

The name Senan is a boy's name meaning "old, wise". Senan and is often added to lists like Baby Names That Mean Wise and discussed in our forums with posts like "Namebank CAF -- Irish Times Edition (7 or more children.)".

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Connected with the Latin word meaning 'senator,' this started as a nickname, used as a term of respect. St. Senan was a famed founder of monasteries, whose ruins can still be seen. Legend has it that before he could found it, he had to banish a great monster. Other versions are Sionan, Sinan, Synan and Sinon. Seanan is also a pet form of Sean.

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