Beathan

Beathan m
Scottish Gaelic: traditional name, a derivative of beatha life.
Anglicized forms: Bean; BENJAMIN (SEE Benjamin).
Feminine form: Beathag (often Anglicized as SOPHIA (SEE Sophia) or REBECCA (SEE Rebecca)).

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