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Aodh Origin and Meaning

The name Aodh is a boy's name of Gaelic origin meaning "fire".
Aodh, the name of the Celtic sun god meaning "fire", was common in early Scotland. It's also the origin of the wildly popular Irish name Aidan (originally Aodhán). Its pronunciation varies depending on region: AY or EE are Irish pronunciations, and in Scotland it's closer to UH, and has been Anglicized as Hugh.

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Famous People Named Aodh

  • Aodh Méith13th,century king of Tír Eoghain (Tyrone), Ireland
  • Aodh Mac Cathmhaoil (or Hugh MacCaghwell)Irish Franciscan theologian and Archbishop of Armagh
  • Aodh Buidhe Mac an Bhaird (or Hugh Ward) Irish Franciscan friar and poet
  • Aodh Ó Con CeanainnKing of Uí Díarmata
  • Aodh de Blácam (or Hugh Saunders Blackham)Irish journalist

Aodh in Pop Culture

  • Aodhlegendary son of King Lir and Eve
  • Also pronounced as "ade" or "athe" (as in bathe)

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