masculine Áed

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ÁED / AODH > Áedán
Aidan or Aiden is the primary anglicization of the Irish given name Aodhán and the Scottish Gaelic given name Aodhàn. The name derives from “áed,” an Irish word of Indo-European origin, equivalent to “fire” in English. Aodh and its many variants are used today in the Irish and Scottish Gaelic languages as a given name for both sexes (though feminine forms are less varied and less common). In even more variants as a family name. Aodh was the name of a Celtic god, twin of Fionnuala and son of Lir. The four Children of Lir are legendary in Celtic mythology and were commemorated on Celtic wedding rings. Lir’s second wife, Aoife, turned Aodh into a swan. Aodh was also the name of a Celtic sun god. The Celtic sun god Aodh is an aspect of the Celtic god The Dagda.



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Áed Aired († 698), King Of DÁl Naraide
Áed Balb Mac Indrechtaig († 742), King Of Connacht
Áed BennÁn Mac Crimthainn († 618), King Of Or In Munster
Áed Dibchine († ~595), King Of Leinster
Áed Dub Mac ColmÁin († ~641), Bishop Of Kildare
Áed Dub Mac Suibni († 588), King Of DÁl Naraidi
Áed Find († 778), King Of DÁl Riata
Áed Findliath († 879), King Of Ailech
Áed Mac Ainmuirech († ~598), High King Of Ireland
Áed Mac Boanta († 839), Probably King In DÁl Riata
Áed Mac Bricc († 587), Bishop And Saint
Áed Mac Colggen († 738), King Of Leinster
Áed Mac Echach († 575), King Of Connacht
Áed Muinderg († 747), King Of Northern UÍ NÉill
Áed Of Scotland († 878), King Of The Picts
Áed Oirdnide († 819), King Of Ailech
Áed RÓin († 735), King Of DÁl Fiatach
Áed RÓn Mac Cathail († 604), King In Leinster
Áed RÚad, Legendary High King Of Ireland
Áed SlÁine († 604), High King Of Ireland
Áed Uaridnach († 612), High King Of Ireland