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East ILoI - 2023-07-05

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2: Bran mac Cianain -New Name (NP)

Submitter desires a masculine name.
No major changes.
Spelling (as submitted) most important.

Consulting Herald: Alys Mackyntoich

Bran is a Middle Irish masculine given name found in Mari inghean Briain meic Donnchada's "Index of Names in Irish Annals" (http://www.medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Bran.shtml) with relevant Annals dates of 948, 954, 961, among many others.

mac is the Gaelic particle for "son."

Cianáin is the genitive form of the Middle Irish masculine given name Cianán, also found in Mari's "Index" with an Annals date of 952 (http://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Cianan.shtml). The submitter has chosen to drop the diacritical mark.

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