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Type Settlement
Pronounced Pron. EN-is-KIL-ən  [key]
Other Forms FormsEniskillen, Enniskillen, Inniskellen, Enis Kelling, Enishkillyn, Enishkyllyn

Meaning & History

From Irish Inis Ceithleann, meaning "Cethlenn's island". In Irish mythology, the prophetess Cethlenn was said to have been injured and swam to Enniskillen on Loch Erne, where she died, and the town was named for her.

Enniskillen is the county town of Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
Added 4/18/2022 by portanbeag