Female

Brona

Brona is an anglicized form of Brónach, an Irish female name meaning “sorrow” via Old Irish brón (sorrow, grief, lamentation) which ultimately derives from Proto-Celtic *brugnos (sadness, pain), itself of uncertain origin though it has been linked to a PIE root word.

Origin: Proto-Celtic via an uncertain origin

Meaning: “sorrow”

Usage: Irish (anglicized)

Variants:

  • Brónach (Irish)
  • Bronach (Irish, anglicized)
  • Bronagh (Irish)

Male forms:

  • Bronan (Irish, anglicized)
  • Bronán (Irish)

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