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  • by djberg96 (2603) on 2005.02.09 10:21 (#38114) Journal
    First off, congratulations!

    May I ask the origin, meaning and pronunciation of "Ethne"?

    • Its a bit of a long story, but it started from a mispronunciation of the spelling 'Eithne'. When Nicole found out that was pronounced 'Enya' (as in the singer), she didn't like it at all. Everyone in the family liked the pronunciation we'd used, so Nicole did a bit of research and found that the pronunciation we'd been using was 'Ethne' (EH-th-nee).

      The origin of the name is Irish, or Goidelic [wordlookup.net] of Celtic origins, and is the name of a Irish goddess. Googling we found a few [pantheon.org] references [maryjones.us], but once we discover gi