Mathúin

Mathúin
Mathúin m
Irish Gaelic: modern name meaning ‘bear’. It represents a simplified form of the earlier Mathghamhain, borne by a brother of Brian Boru, High King of Ireland in the early 11th century.
Anglicized form: Mahon.

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