Naoise Origin and Meaning

The name Naoise is both a boy's name and a girl's name .
Although it is now more often used for baby girls in Ireland, Naoise is originally a masculine name. It belonged to a handsome young warrior in Irish legend, lover of the tragic Deirdre, who killed herself after Naoise was murdered by the jealous king Conchobhar. Despite its tragic origins, Naoise makes one of the attractive-yet-difficult to pronounce Irish names for girls.

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