Ancient Irish name from the noun aine that means “splendor, radiance, brilliance.” Aine is connected with fruitfulness and prosperity. The queen of the Munster fairies was called Aine as was one of the wives of Fionn Mac Cool (read the legend). Aine appears in folktales as “the best-hearted woman who ever lived – lucky in love and in money.” :)
Old Irish Naming Conventions may conjure up Celtic druids and warriors, medieval French lords, or a sorry tale of mis-translation. Find out how they developed, about Irish naming conventions, and what the most popular names mean.