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NameMeaning of NameGenderOrigin
ADSALUTAmyth namefemaleceltic

 

AIFEa great warrior woman of mythfemaleceltic

 

AIFRICAFRICAFRICAAP

 

AIGNEISpurefemaleceltic

 

AILIDHkindfemaleceltic

 

AINEHappiness.femaleceltic

 

AINGEALangelfemaleceltic

 

ALASTRIONAALASTRINEALdefends mankind

 

ALMAgoodfemaleceltic

 

ANDRASTEvictoryfemaleceltic

 

ANNWNANNWFNmyth name (the Otherworld)female

 

ARDRAnoblefemaleceltic

 

ARIENHoathfemaleceltic

 

ARLANAARLENEARELAAR

 

BABBAVname meaning unknownfemale

 

BERITBIRGITBERTABIR

 

BETHABEATHAlifefemale

 

BLAIRfrom the plain landsfemaleceltic

 

BRANGAINEcharacter from Isolde legendfemaleceltic

 

BRANWENsister of Bendigeidfranfemaleceltic

 

BRENNAravenfemaleceltic

 

BRETTABRETBRITBRITE

 

BRIANAstrongfemaleceltic

 

BRICTAname meaning unknownfemaleceltic

 

BRIDBRIDEBRIGHIDBRE

 

BRINAdefenderfemaleceltic

 

CAOILFHIONNKEELINslender and comelyfemale

 

CARAfriendfemaleceltic

 

CARMELfrom the vineyardfemaleceltic

 

CARYCAREYthe dark onefemale

 

CINNIACINNIEbeautyfemale

 

CORDELIAof the seafemaleceltic

 

COVENTINAwater goddessfemaleceltic

 

DAGHDAname meaning unknownfemaleceltic

 

DANAfrom Denmarkfemaleceltic

 

DECHTIREmyth name (a nursemaid)femaleceltic

 

DEIRDREsorrowfulfemaleceltic

 

DEOCHmyth name (a princess of Munster)femaleceltic

 

DIVADEVADEVONADIVON

 

DONELLAdark-haired elfin girlfemaleceltic

 

DONIAdark-skinnedfemaleceltic

 

DOREENDOREENAmoodyfemale

 

EDANAENApassionatefemale

 

EDNAENAETHNEfire

 

ENIDgeist (spirit)femaleceltic

 

EPONAname meaning unknownfemaleceltic

 

ERINAERINERIEEREA

 

ETAINa fairyfemaleceltic

 

EVELYNENGLEVELINAEV

 

FEDELMmyth name (wife of Loegaire)femaleceltic

 

FENELLAof the white shouldersfemaleceltic

 

FIANNAlegendary talefemaleceltic

 

FINDABAIRmyth name (daughter of Medb)femaleceltic

 

FINGULAmyth name (daughter of Lyr)femaleceltic

 

FIONAwhite or comelyfemaleceltic

 

GENEVIEVEwhite wavefemaleceltic

 

GERMAINEloud of voicefemaleceltic

 

GILDAGILDASserves Godfemale

 

GINERVAGINEBRAGINESSAwhite as foam

 

GITTAstrongfemaleceltic

 

GRANIAlovefemaleceltic

 

GUENNOLAwhitefemaleceltic

 

GUINEVEREGUENEVEREGWEwhite lady

 

GWENDOLENGWENDOLINGWYof the white brow

 

GWENNETHGWENETHGWYNITblessed

 

IONAIONEfrom the king’s islandfemale

 

ISOLDISOLDEISOLDAthe fair

 

JENNIFERJENNYFERJENNYwhite wave

 

JOYCEfeminine of Jodocfemaleceltic

 

KEELINKEELYKEELIAslender

 

KENNOCHAlovelyfemaleceltic

 

LAVENAjoyfemaleceltic

 

LESLIELESLEYfrom the gray fortressfemale

 

LINETTELINNETTELYNETTgrace

 

LYONESSElittle lionfemaleceltic

 

MAUREENMOREENgreatfemale

 

MAVISMAVELLEMAVIEsongbird

 

MEADGHBHMAEVEENMABINAnimble

 

MEDBMAEVEmythical queenfemale

 

MELVAMELVINAMALVINAhandmaiden

 

MEREDITHprotector of the seafemaleceltic

 

MOINAMOYNAmildfemale

 

MORGANMORGANCEMORGANEdweller of the sea

 

MORNAdearly lovedfemaleceltic

 

MORRIGANa war goddessfemaleceltic

 

MOYAMOIRAMORexceptional

 

MYRNAMERNAMIRNAMOIN

 

NANTOSUELTAname meaning unknownfemaleceltic

 

NEALANEALIErulerfemale

 

NOLAfamousfemaleceltic

 

OIFAmyth name (sister of Ove)femaleceltic

 

OILELLa mythical queenfemaleceltic

 

OLWENOLWYNmyth name (daughter of Yspaddaden)female

 

OPPIDAname meaning unknownfemaleceltic

 

ORIANAblondfemaleceltic

 

OVEmyth name (daughter of Dearg)femaleceltic

 

PENARDDUNmyth name (daughter of Beli)femaleceltic

 

REGANREAGHANnobilityfemale

 

RHIANNONmyth name (daughter of Hefeydd)femaleceltic

 

RONATsealfemaleceltic

 

ROWENAwhitecomelyfemale

 

SELMAcomelyfemaleceltic

 

ULAsea jewelfemaleceltic

 

UNAwhite wavefemaleceltic

 

VENETIAblessedfemaleceltic

 

WYNNEWINNIEWYNNIEwhite or fair

 

YSEULTfairfemaleceltic

 

ZENEVIEVAZINERVApalefemale

 

ADAIRfrom the ford by the oak treesmaleceltic

 

AHERNAHEARNlord of the horsesmale

 

AILBEname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

AILILLmyth name (king of Connaught)maleceltic

 

AIRELLnoblemanmaleceltic

 

ALANALLENALLANALLYN

 

ALANSONson of Allanmaleceltic

 

ANGUSANGHUSAENGUSAO

 

ANNAANANTfrom the streammale

 

ANSGARwarriormaleceltic

 

ANWELLANWYLbelovedmale

 

ANYONanvilmaleceltic

 

AODmyth name (son of Lyr)maleceltic

 

AP OWENson of Owenmaleceltic

 

ARAWNmyth name (king of the Underworld)maleceltic

 

ARGYLEfrom the land of the Irishmaleceltic

 

ARLENARLINARLYNARLA

 

ARTHURARTURARTATTY

 

BAIRDbardmaleceltic

 

BARRYBAIRRFHIONNBARRAgood marksman

 

BEACANBECANsmallmale

 

BEDWYRArthurian legend namemaleceltic

 

BENDIGEIDFRANname of a kingmaleceltic

 

BEVANBEVINBEVYNyoung soldier

 

BLAINEBLAYNEBLANEBL

 

BLAIRfrom the plainmaleceltic

 

BOADHAGHname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

BOWDENBOWDYNBODENBO

 

BOWENBOWYNson of Owenmale

 

BOYNTONfrom the white rivermaleceltic

 

BRANBRANNravenmale

 

BRASILBREASALBASILbattle

 

BREANAINNBREANDANBREDsword

 

BRENDANBRANBRAMBROI

 

BRETTBRETa Bretonmale

 

BRIANBRYANBRYANTBRI

 

BRICEBRYCEswiftmale

 

BRICRIUmyth name (the poison-tongued)maleceltic

 

BRITOMARTUSname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

BURGESScitizenmaleceltic

 

CACHAMWRIlegend name (a servant of Arthur)maleceltic

 

CADELLwarringmaleceltic

 

CADMANfightermaleceltic

 

CALDERfrom the stony rivermaleceltic

 

CALUMdovemaleceltic

 

CAMERONCAMEROCAMEYcrooked nose

 

CAOIMHGHINgentlemaleceltic

 

CARADOCdearly lovedmaleceltic

 

CARDEWfrom the black fortmaleceltic

 

CAREWCAREYCARYfrom the fortress

 

CARNEYCARCARRCATHAO

 

CARROLCARROLLchampionmale

 

CASEYbravemaleceltic

 

CASSIVELLAUNUSCASWALLANArthurian myth namemale

 

CATHALCAHALCONALLCO

 

CATHBADname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

CEDRICchiefmaleceltic

 

CELYDDONmyth name (father of Culhwch)maleceltic

 

CHADdefensemaleceltic

 

CLUSTmyth name (son of Clustfeinad)maleceltic

 

CLUSTFEINADmyth namemaleceltic

 

COCIDIUSmyth name (a hunter god)maleceltic

 

COINNEACHhandsomemaleceltic

 

CONALLmyth name (Ulster chieftain)maleceltic

 

CONALL CERNACHmyth name (Ulster chief)maleceltic

 

CONANCONANTCONCONN

 

CONCHOBARmyth name (a hero)maleceltic

 

CONDANCONDONdark-haired wise manmale

 

CONLAOCHname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

CONNmyth name (son of Lir)maleceltic

 

CONNLAmyth name (son of Conn)maleceltic

 

CONROYpersistentmaleceltic

 

CONWAYhound of the plainmaleceltic

 

CORANNmyth name (a druid)maleceltic

 

CORMACCAIRBRECARBRYcharioteer

 

CRADAWGmyth name (son of Bran)maleceltic

 

CUCHULAINmyth name (the Hound of Ulster)maleceltic

 

CULAINCULANNmyth name (the smith)male

 

CULHWCHname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

CULLENcubmaleceltic

 

CUSTENNINmyth name (a giant)maleceltic

 

CYNYRname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

DALLASdwells by the waterfallmaleceltic

 

DAMANdemonmaleceltic

 

DARCYdarkmaleceltic

 

DEARGson of Daghdamaleceltic

 

DERMOTfreemaleceltic

 

DESMONDfrom south Munstermaleceltic

 

DEVINDEVYNpoetmale

 

DILLIONfaithfulmaleceltic

 

DINSMOREfrom the hill fortmaleceltic

 

DOANEfrom the sand hillmaleceltic

 

DONALDDONDOYLEDOY

 

DONATDONALDOMHNALLD

 

DONNALLYDONNELLYbravedark man

 

DONNCHADHDONOGHDONAGHstrong fighter

 

DOUGHLASDOUGLASdwells by the dark streammale

 

DREMmyth name (son of Dremidydd)maleceltic

 

DRISCOLLDRISCOLDRISKEinterpreter

 

DRUCEwisemaleceltic

 

DRUDWYNmyth name (Mabon’s dog)maleceltic

 

DRUMMONDlives on the hill topmaleceltic

 

DUANEDEWAINDWAYNEsong

 

DUERheromaleceltic

 

DUFFDUBVDUFFYdark-faced

 

DUNCANDUNHAMdark-skinned fightermale

 

DYFEDfrom Dyfredmaleceltic

 

EAEDANfiremale

 

EBURACONlives near the yew-tree estatemaleceltic

 

EFNISIENmyth name (son of Euroswydd)maleceltic

 

EGANEGHANardentmale

 

EGOMASname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

EINIONanvilmaleceltic

 

ELIDORmyth name (a monk)maleceltic

 

EMRYSCeltic form of Ambrose (immortal)maleceltic

 

ERIMname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

EVANyoung fightermaleceltic

 

EVNISSYENname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

EWENEWANEWYNEOGHANN

 

FARRELFARRELLbravemale

 

FERCHARmyth name (son of Uisnech)maleceltic

 

FERDIADname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

FERGHUSFERGUSFEARGHUSmanly

 

FERRISrockmaleceltic

 

FIACREFIACRAeaglemale

 

FIALLANname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

FIAMAINname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

FINBARFINNBARFYNBAR

 

FINIANhandsomemaleceltic

 

FINNFINGALmyth namemale

 

FLOYDgraymaleceltic

 

FORSAname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

GALLstrangermaleceltic

 

GALVINGALVYNsparrowmale

 

GELBANname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

GILDASserves Godmaleceltic

 

GILMOREserves Marymaleceltic

 

GILROYserves the red-haired lordmaleceltic

 

GIRARDname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

GLENGLYNGLENNfrom the valley

 

GLIFIEUmyth name (son of Taran)maleceltic

 

GORSEDDmyth name (from Arberth)maleceltic

 

GRUDDIEUmyth name (son of Muriuel)maleceltic

 

GUYsensiblemaleceltic

 

GWALCHMAImyth nameArthurian legend (Gawain)male

 

GWAWLmyth name (son of Clud)maleceltic

 

GWEFLmyth name (son of Gwastad)maleceltic

 

GWERNmyth name (son of Matholwch)maleceltic

 

GWERNACHmyth namemaleceltic

 

GWRIof the golden hairmaleceltic

 

GWYNHAMmyth name (father of Teithi)maleceltic

 

HAFGANmyth namemaleceltic

 

HALWNname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

HEFEYDDmyth name (father of Rhiannon)maleceltic

 

HEILYNmyth name (son of Gwyn)maleceltic

 

HENBEDDESTRfastest manmaleceltic

 

HENWASmyth name (brother of Henbeddestr)maleceltic

 

HERNEmyth name (a hunter god)maleceltic

 

HOELname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

HUARWARmyth name (son of Halwn)maleceltic

 

HUEILmyth name (son of Caw)maleceltic

 

HUONname meaning unknown)maleceltic

 

IDENwealthymaleceltic

 

INNISINNESSfrom the islandmale

 

IRVINIRVENIRVYNIRVI

 

KALENKAILENKALANKAL

 

KANEKAYNEintelligentmale

 

KARNEYKEARNEYfightermale

 

KEANEKEENEtall and handsomemale

 

KEGANKEEGANKEAGHANson of Egan

 

KEIRdark-skinnedmaleceltic

 

KELVINKELVYNKELWINK

 

KENDALLKENDALKENDHALfrom the bright valley

 

KENNETHhandsomemaleceltic

 

KENTKENTIGERNhead chiefmale

 

KERMITKERMODEson of Diarmaidmale

 

KERRYKEARYdarkmale

 

KERWINKERWYNKIRWINK

 

KEVINKEVYNKEVANgentle

 

KILLIANKILIANblindmale

 

KUNAGNOSwisemaleceltic

 

KYNTHELIGmyth name (a guide)maleceltic

 

LAIRGNENmyth name (of Connaught)maleceltic

 

LEELEIGHhealermale

 

LEITHmeadowmaleceltic

 

LESLEYLESLIEfrom the gray fortressmale

 

LINCOLNfrom the settlement by the poolmaleceltic

 

LIRa mythical kingmaleceltic

 

LLEWELYNrulermaleceltic

 

LLOYDgraymaleceltic

 

LLYRa mythical kingmaleceltic

 

LUXOVIOUSmyth name (god of Luxeuil)maleceltic

 

MABONmyth name (god of youth)maleceltic

 

MACMACKson ofmale

 

MACCUShammermaleceltic

 

MACKLINMACKLYNson of Flannmale

 

MADDOXMADDOCKbeneficientmale

 

MALCOLMservant of Saint Columbamaleceltic

 

MALVINMALVYNMELVINM

 

MATHOLWCHmyth namemaleceltic

 

MEDRmyth namemaleceltic

 

MEDREDYDDmyth name (son of Medredydd)maleceltic

 

MENWmyth name (a wizard)maleceltic

 

MERLINMERLYNfrom the hill over the seamale

 

MORFRANmyth name (an ugly demon)maleceltic

 

MORGANMORVENMORVYNM

 

MUNGOlovablemaleceltic

 

MURDOCMURDOCHMURDOCKseaman

 

MURTAGHprotects the seamaleceltic

 

MYNOGANmyth name (father of Beli)maleceltic

 

NAOISmyth name (a warrior)maleceltic

 

NEALNEILNEALONNELL

 

NELSchiefmaleceltic

 

NELSONson of Neilmaleceltic

 

NEMAUSUSmyth name (god of Nimes)maleceltic

 

NEWLINNEWLYNfrom the new springmale

 

NIECENEESEchoicemale

 

NISIENmyth name (son of Euroswydd)maleceltic

 

NOLANNOLANDnoblemale

 

ORINORANwhitemale

 

OSCAROSKAROSKEROSCK

 

OSSIANOISINname meaning unknownmale

 

OWENOWINOWYNyoung fighter

 

PENDARANname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

PERTHPERTfrom the thorn-bush thicketmale

 

PHELANwolfmaleceltic

 

POWELLson of Howellmaleceltic

 

PRYDERIcaremaleceltic

 

PWYLLmyth name (lord of Annwn)maleceltic

 

QUINQUINNwisemale

 

REGANREGHANREAGANRE

 

RIVALINname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

RONANoathmaleceltic

 

ROYred-hairedmaleceltic

 

SATIVOLAname of a saintmaleceltic

 

SAWYERcuts timbermaleceltic

 

SCILTIlegend name (messenger of Arthur)maleceltic

 

SETANTAmyth name (son of Sualtam)maleceltic

 

SHERIDANuntamedmaleceltic

 

SIDWELLname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

SLOANSLOANEfightermale

 

SUGNmyth name (son of Sugnedudd)maleceltic

 

TADHGmyth name (a prince of Munster)maleceltic

 

TALIESINmyth name (a bard)maleceltic

 

TANGUYfightermaleceltic

 

TARANname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

TEAGUETEAGHUEbardmale

 

TEIRTUname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

TEITHImyth name (son of Gwynham)maleceltic

 

TEGIDname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

TEYRNONTIERNANTIERNAYregal

 

TORREYTORYlives by the towermale

 

TRAHERNstrong as ironmaleceltic

 

TREMAYNETREMAINEfrom the town encircled by stonemale

 

TREVORwisemaleceltic

 

TUIREANNname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

TURIbearmaleceltic

 

TWRCHTRWYTHmyth namemale

 

UCHDRYDmyth name (Crossbeard)maleceltic

 

UISNECHUSENECHname meaning unknownmale

 

USK-WATERname meaning unknownmaleceltic

 

VARDENVARDONfrom the green hillmale

 

VARNEYfrom the alder grovemaleceltic

 

VAUGHNsmallmaleceltic

 

WEYLINWEYLYNson of the wolfmale

 

WYNNEfairmaleceltic

 

YORKyew-treemaleceltic

 

YSPADDADENmyth name (father of Olwyn)maleceltic

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