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Version of Abraham. Ábraham.
(H) Adhamh (A-thuhv). Anglicized version of Irish Gaelic
From original form Latin Hadrianus. Aidrian.
Anglicization of Aengus. Aenéas.
(Celt) Derived from word aedh "fire." Edan, Aodhan (EH-thahn); anglicized also can be Irish Aodán; dim. of Aodh; Edan.
(AL-vyuh or AL-fe)(OGer) Ailbhe, Alvy, Albert.
From Celtic albho "white". Ailbe, Alby, Albert, Ailbhis (AL--vis).
Irish Gaelic also can be Alfred, from OE ælf "elf, supernatural being" + ræd "counsel."
Derived from Old Irish ail "noble".(A- -lin or ay-LEEN)(Gael) Alan, Allen.
(AHN-dree-ahs)(Gr) IrGael also can be Andrew. Aindrea, Aindrias, Aindriú.
Occasionally used as a female name; probably originally a local name, either Annesley in Nottinghamshire, from Old English An "one, only" + leah "wood or clearing"; or Ansley in Warwickshire, from OE ansetl "hermitage" + leah. Ainslee.
(A--leesh)(Teut) Aloys, Aloysius, Alabhaois.
From Fionn, from find "white, fair"Anglicized as Albany from Latin albus "white."
Anglicized from of Ailbhe.
Irish; Latinized also can be Alfonso, used as an equivalent of Gaelic name Anluan. Uncertain origin, could be composed of an intensive prefix + an element Pet forms Fonsie, Fonso.
Irish Gaelic also can be English Ambrose, from Greek Ambrosios The surname MacAmbrois is anglicized as McCambridge.
(A-leev)(Norse) IrGael also can be Olaf, an Old Norse name introduced to Ireland by Viking settlers. Anglicized Auliffe, Olave, Auliff, Humphrey.
(Gr) Scottish and Irish; anglicized also can be Gaelic Aonghus or Aonghas, composed of Celtic elements meaning "one" and "choice." Name of an old Celtic god, and is first recorded as a personal name in Adomnan's "Life of Saint Columba," where it occurs in the form Oinogus(s)ius as the name of a man for whom the saint prophesied a long life and a peaceful death. Almost certainly the name of an 8th C. Pictish king variously recorded as Omnust and Hungus. Aengus, Aonghus, Aonghas,Enos, Oengus, Ungus. Short form Gus; pet form Angie; feminine form Angusina.
(AHN-ree)(Teut) Henry, Harry.
(AN-ton)(L) Anntoin, Antoin.
From aed "fire." (EH or AY)(Celt) Another name for the god The Dagda. Hugh, Ea.
(Celt) Art, Atty. IrGael also can be Arthur.
(BAR-fin)(Celt) Barrfind, Barram, Barre, Barra, Bairre, Barry.
Scottish, Irish; transferred use of the Scottish surname, which was taken to Scotland in the 12th C. by Walter de Berchelai, who became a chamberlain of Scotland in 1165. Probably derived from Berkeley in Gloucestershire, which is from OE beorc "birch tre
(Celt) Bearach (BAHR-akh), Bearchan, Barry.Barry -- Irish anglicized also can be Gaelic name Barra (Old Irish Bairre), a short also can be Fionnb(h)arr (see Finbar). Pet forms: Baz, Bazza (Australia).
(Aramaic) Barclay, Berkley, Parthalan.
(BEHR-nard)(OGer) Barney; Irish, Scottish Gaelic also can be Bernard.
(BEH-non)(L) Beineón (BEH-non), Bineán (BIN-ahn).
-- (BOO-ee)(Gael) Bow, Bowen, Boyd.
(BREH-neen)(Celt) Brendan, Breandán.
(Celt) Breasal, Basil, Brazil.
(Gael) Bran, Bram, Broin (bree--AHN), Brennan.
From Brig "high, noble";(BREE-an) (Celt) "the strong." Brant, Bron, Bryon, Bryan.
(CAL-lan)(Gael) Cailan, Colin.from Gaelic word for "child."
(KAHL--uh) Calvagh, Calbhach (KAHL--ahkh).
(KWEE-lahn) Kealan, Kelan.
(Gael) Carley, Carlie, Carling.
(Celt) Cearnach, Kearn, Karney, Kearney, Car.
(Gael) from a word meaning "clever"; or "curly hair."
(KA-hal or KOH-al)(Celt) Cahal (KA-hal).
(KAH--heer)(Celt) Cathair (KA-heer).
(KEEN) Céin, Kian, Kean, Cain.
KEH-ehr-ree masculine version of the Irish County Kerry.
(KEEL-yan) Keallach, Killian.
Derived from a word meaning "learned."
(kuhm-EH) Cooey, Cuulagh, Cooley, Cullo, Covey.
(KUH-nukh or KI-nek) Canice, Kenny.
(kohr-EE-ahl)(Gr) Kerrill, Cyril.
Collin, Cailan, Cailean, CHulainn, Culin.
(KUHL-uhm) Colum, Columba, Colman.
(KOH-gahn, or CO-en) Cowen.
Derived from cu "hound, wolf" (KON-kho-var or KROO-ar) + cobar "desiring" = "wolf-lover" or "lover of hounds."high will, desire." Conchobhar, Conor, Connor, Conny,Cornelius.
(KOHN-lee) Conley, Conleth, Connolly.
(Celt) Cuinn (KWIN), Con.
(Irish) old, rare name meaning "fox"; Common among the Kavanaghs of Leinster. First name of Saint Columcille; Saint Criomhthann's feast day is May 23.
(KRIS-ter)(Gr) version of Christopher. Criostal (Scotland & N. Ireland).
(koo-ULL-uh) "Cooley, Cullo, Cooey, Covey.
(Gael) derived from a word for "hero." Currey, Curr, Curney.
(DEH-vid or da-VEECH)(H) Daighi, David, Daibhead (same pronun.)
(DAW-lik)(L) Dominic, Doiminic (DOH-min-ic).
(Gael) Version of French-Norman name D'aray. D'aray, Dar, Darce.
(Gael) Daron, Darrin, Darrion.
(Gael) ""an ancient hero." Also a city in Northan Ireland.
Clan name, from South Munster Demond.
(DEER-mit)(Gael) legendary member of the warrior band of Finn mac Cumaill. He had a beauty mark on his forehead that made any woman who saw it to fall madly in love with him. Diarmait, Diarmuid, Dermot, Dermod.
Old Irish word meaning "oak grove," "fruitful" or "fertile", (DEH-ruh, DI-re or DAHR-uh) and most likely the name of an early fertility or bull god; the Brown Bull of Cooley was owned by Daire mac Fiachna, and his refusal to loan his bull to Queen Medb was part of the reason for the fight between the Ulsterman and the men of Ireland. Dary, Darragh.
"world" + gal "ardor" or "valor"; "world-mighty."(DON-al or DOH-nal)(Celt) from domun Domhnall, Donall, Donald.
(Gael) Related to Don, the Irish god.
(Celt) Donal, Doughal, Don.
Also can be Donald; Irish lord of the Underworld or Land of the Dead.
(DUN-uh-khuh)(Celt) Donogh, Donaghy.
Or "dark stranger, from the dark water." Dubhghall (DOO-gal, or DOO-ahl), Dubgall, Douglas, Douglass, Duglas.
(DUH-ven, or DUH-wen) Dowan, Duggan, Duane, Dwayne, Dubhagain.
(Celt) Faced; black--faced."
(EH)(Celt) also can be Aodh. Hugh.
(EE--gan)(Celt) Aodhagán (EH-uh-gahn), Egon, Eagon.
(oh-GAHN)(H) Eoin (same pronun.).
(Gael) An alternate name for Ireland, from the goddess Eriu. Eryn.
Irish also can be John. Ewan, Ev.
(FEH-lahn or FAY-lawn) + dim. -an. Faelan, Felan.
(Celt) Fearghal (FAHR-gahl), Farr.
(fee-ar-e-DOHR-ekh-e) (Teut) Frederick.
(FAHR-gus or fay-REES)(Celt)from Fer "man" + gus "strength, vigor"; "Fergus.
(Gr)Also can be Peter. Farris.
(FEE-uh-khruh) Saint Name. Fiachna, Fiach, Feary.
(FIN-jin) variant of Fionn, Fionnbarr. Fineen, Finnin, Fionan, Finian, Finbar.
(Gael)Finlay, Findlay, Findley, Finlea, Finn.
(FIN-ee-ahn) Finnian, Fionn.
(FIN-ver) Finbar, Finnbarr, Barram, Bairrfhoinn.
Male or female name. Flainn, Floinn, Flannan, Flanagan, Flannagain, Flynn, Flannery.
GAHL-vin from Old Irish gelbann "sparrow."
(GAHR-van) Garban, Garvan. from garb "rough."
Mighty." -- (GEHR-ed)(Teut) Garrett, Gerald.
Ghilchrist, Giolla Chriost, Gilvarry, Gil, Gilley.
Giolla Bhearaigh (GIL-a VER-ee).
(GIL-a BREED) or "Saint Brigid." Gillbride.
(Celt) Or "a secluded, woody valley." Glyn, Glenn.
(GO-free-y) variant of the Old German name godfrey. Goffraidh, godfrey, Gorry.
(Gael) A Scotch-Irish name used in Ulster. Gordain.
(Gael) Gradleigh, Gradey.
(GREG-or)(Gr) Grioghar, Gregory.
(AH--guhs--teen) (L) Austin
(HAN-ree)(Teut) Henry, Einri (EHN-ree).
(Gael) from a word Hurlee.
(EH-ver) perhaps (OE) "strong as a bear." Ever.
From eim Or "swift, active"; male or female. Evin.
(YOWR, or YO-ver)(Teut) Ivor.
(OOSH-tchen, or ISH-tchen)(Teut) Euston, Hugh.
(Gael) Kearn, Kerne, Kieran.
(Gael) Or "son of the black one." Keary.
Or "little jet-black one." Kervin, Kerwyn.
(Gael) Or "a narrow piece of land." Kyele, Kiel.
(LAU-rahsh)(L) Labras, Laurence.
Lanty, Lany, Leachlainn, Loughlin.
(LEKH-len) Laughlin, Lochlainn, Lanty.
(LOKH-lan) Lakeland. Lochlainn, Lochlann, Laughlin, Lochlyn.
(LO-man) Lomman. from the word lomm
(MAL-uh-khlin) Malachy, Milo, Miles.
(MAHR-teen)(L) Martin, Martain.
(muh-THY-uhs)(H) version of Mathias. Matthias, Maithias.
(MATH-yoo)(H) version of Matthew.
(Celt)Mal, Malvin, Melvyn, Melwynn.
(Celt) Might be derived from the war goddess Morrigan. Morgun.
"from muiredach -- (MUR-e-thekh) Murry, Murray, Muiredach, Muirioch.
"from muir "sea" + cath "warrior" (MUR-kha or MOOR-uh-ka) Murrough, Murphey, Murchach, Murphy, Morgan.
(NESH-ahn) variant of Nessa. Nessan.
(NEE-AL)(Celt) or From the Old Irish poss. derived from nel "cloud." King Niall Noigiallach of Tara founded Ui Neill dynasty and ancestor to the O'Neills and Scotland's MacNeils. Neal, Neil, Neill, Nyle, Nealy, Niallán (NEE-a-lahn).
(NEES)(Celt) Aonghus, Neese.
"from odhar "; -- (OH-rahn) from an old name for "otter"; or "pale green." Oran, Orrin, Odran.
(OH-li-vehr)(ONorse) for of Norse Oliver. Oliver.
"from Old Irish os (OHS-car) prob. meaning "one who loves deer"; or "warrior." Legendary warrior, grandson of Finn mac Cumhaill.
(YO-sef)(H) Iosep, Joseph.
"(CeltOwen, Uaine, Ewen, Eoin.
"From the Old Irish meaning Oney.
"(L) also can be Patrick;
(PAR-ha-lahn)(Aramaic) Parlan, Bartholomew, Bartley.
(PAH-dreek)(L) Patrick, Padraic, Padhraig, Paddy.
(PA-der)(Gr) Peter, Peadair.
(PEER-as or PEE-a-ras)(Gr) Perias, Ferus, Pierce, Piers.
(PRON-shee-as)(Teut) Irish forof Francis (of Assissi). Frank.
(RAN-al)(Teut) from the Norse-Vikings. Reginald, Reynald, Randal.
"from ragan "counsel" + mund "protection"; (RYEH-mon or RAY-moon)(Teut) Irish forof Old German Raymond, brought by the Normans in
(OGer) version of Arnold; Irish anglicized also can be Gaelic name Ard (gh)al, from ard "high" or art "bear" + gal "valour." Artegal, Arthgallo.
Irish forof the French Rene Raighne.
(REE-kard)(OGer) Irish also can be Richard, brought by the Normans. Richard, Risteard (REESH--tyard).
"Fr. Old Irish ron "seal" + dim. suffix -an; or (ROH-nawn) Ten saints, including Ronan of Lough Derg and Ronan of Lismore had this name. Ronan.
(ROH-lan)(L) Irish forof Roland. Rowland, Rowland.
(ROH-bahrd)(Teut) Robert, Roibart.
(ROH-ve-lin) From the Old Irish, dim. of Robert and Irish version of Robin. Roibin, Roibeard, Ravelin, Ravelyn, Revelin.
"(Teut) Variant of Ruairi. Ruaidhri, Roderick.
(RWE-e-ree)(Teut) from Teutonic Roderick. Rory, Roderick.
(SHEE-a-fra or SHE-fra) Irish also can be Jeffrey, brought by the Normans. Sheary, Geoffrey, Seafraid, Seathrun.
"from James (H); (SHAY-muhs or SHEE-a-mus) Seamus, Seumus, Shemus, Shamus.
(SHAHR-las)(OFr) Irish forof Charles. Searlus.
"Fr. Old Irish sen (SHAW-nawn or SHAH-nan) Seanan was the name of 20 Irish saints, including Saint Senan of Iniscathy. Shannon, Senan, Sinon.
(SAR-vra-huhkh) Irish forof Justin.
(SHAWN) Irish also can be John, der. fr. Norman French name Jehan. Shaun, Shane, Sion, Shawn, Seaghan (SEE--a--gun).
(SYAHR-sha)(Gr) also can be George.Seorsa.
(SHOH-sav)(H) Irish also can be Joseph. Seosaph.
Seaghda, Shae, Shaye, Shay.
(SEE-sil)(L) Irish also can be Cecil.
(SHEE-mohn)(H) Irish forof Simon.
(STEF-ahn)(Gr) Stephen, Stiofan.
Variant of Suibhne. Suidhne.
(TAYG)(Gr) also can be Timothy. Tadc, Tiomoid, Teague, Taidgh, Tiege.
"(Aramaic) Irish forof Thaddeus.
"from tigern (TEAR-nakh) Tiarnach, Tierney, Tighearnach.
(TEE-mohd)(Gr) Timothy, Tim.
(TA-ma-seen)(H) Irish forof Thomas. Tommy.
"(Gael) Also can be Terrence. Torrans, Tory.
"From the Old Irish, also can be Owen; Owain, Oney, Owney, Hewney.
(UHL-yahm, or WIL--yam)(Teut) from Old German Wilhelm. William, Liam.
(WIN-shen)(L) Irish forof Vincent. Uistean, Uisdean.
One of the four cities the Tuatha De Danann came from. He gave Nuada the sword that killed all enemies.
Latin Also can be Valentine
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