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From: Jerry Kelly <>
Subject: Re: [R-M222] Question about patronymics - MacAoidh
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2011 12:26:58 -0700 (PDT)
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Aodh means 'Fire' or 'Flame', so it's an excellent warrior-name, and therefore
very popular. 'Hugh' is its English cover-name, like Cornelius for Conchobhar,
Darby and Jeremiah for Diarmuid, Joan for Si/obha/n, Winifred for U/na, etc.

Le gach dea-ghui/
Best,
Jerry


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