Colors Related to this Name: Blue, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Pratical, Dependable

Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking #6231 in 2013 and #4661 in 2014.


In Middle_Irish

Origin: From Old Irish Oíngus, from oín ‎(“one”), from Proto-Celtic *oino-, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos ‎(“single, one”). The etymology of the second element is disputed; most likely it is gus ‎(“strength, vigour”), from Proto-Celtic *gustu-, or it may be from Proto-Celtic *gus- ‎(“choose”).


-(Irish mythology) The Gaelic god of love, youth, and poetic inspiration, son of the (l/sga Dagdae) and (l/sga Boann) of the (l/sga Túatha Dé Danann).

-( male name), corresponding to Angus.