Dymphna

Dymphna f
Irish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Damhnait, apparently a feminine diminutive form of damh fawn. Little is known of the saint of this name, who is regarded as the protector of the deranged and lunatic; her relics are preserved at Gheel, near Antwerp in Belgium.
Variant: Dympna.

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