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  • proper noun A male given name. It first became popular outside Ireland in the mid-twentieth century.
  • proper noun UK, pejorative, slang A working-class male.

Etymologies

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Name of an Irish seventh century saint, from Irish Caoimhghín or Caoimhín, from Old Irish Cóemgein, "comely birth".

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