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Abbán
   means   
Little Abbot
A--bahn or ah-BAN
Abram
   means   
High Father
Version of Abraham. Ábraham.
Adamnan
   means   
Little Adam
Adam
   means   
Son of the Red Earth
(H) Adhamh (A-thuhv). Anglicized version of Irish Gaelic
Adrian
   means   
Of the Adriatic
From original form Latin Hadrianus. Aidrian.
Aeneas
   means   
Worthy of Praise
Anglicization of Aengus. Aenéas.
Aidan
   means   
Flame, Fire, Fiery
(Celt) Derived from word aedh "fire." Edan, Aodhan (EH-thahn); anglicized also can be Irish Aodán; dim. of Aodh; Edan.
Ailbe
   means   
Noble, Bright
(AL-vyuh or AL-fe)(OGer) Ailbhe, Alvy, Albert.
Ailbhe
   means   
White
From Celtic albho "white". Ailbe, Alby, Albert, Ailbhis (AL--vis).
Ailfrid
   means   
Supernatural Being
Irish Gaelic also can be Alfred, from OE ælf "elf, supernatural being" + ræd "counsel."
Ailill
   means   
Sprite
Ailín
   means   
Noble
Derived from Old Irish ail "noble".(A- -lin or ay-LEEN)(Gael) Alan, Allen.
Aindréas
   means   
Manly
(AHN-dree-ahs)(Gr) IrGael also can be Andrew. Aindrea, Aindrias, Aindriú.
Ainmire
   means   
Great Lord
Ainsley
   means   
One's Own Meadow
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.
Alaois
   means   
Mighty Battle
(A--leesh)(Teut) Aloys, Aloysius, Alabhaois.
Albany
   means   
White, Fair
From Fionn, from find "white, fair"Anglicized as Albany from Latin albus "white."
Albert
   means   
Noble, Bright
(OGer) Ailbe, Alby.
Albion
   means   
Mountain
Celt
Alby
   means   
White
Anglicized from of Ailbhe.
Alphonsus
   means   
Hound or Warrior
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.
Ambrós
   means   
Immortal
Irish Gaelic also can be English Ambrose, from Greek Ambrosios The surname MacAmbrois is anglicized as McCambridge.
Amhlaoibh
   means   
Ancestral Relic
(A-leev)(Norse) IrGael also can be Olaf, an Old Norse name introduced to Ireland by Viking settlers. Anglicized Auliffe, Olave, Auliff, Humphrey.
Angus
   means   
Unique Choice, Chosen One, Unique Strength
(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.
Annraoi
   means   
Ruler of an Estate
(AHN-ree)(Teut) Henry, Harry.
Antoine
   means   
Inestimable
(AN-ton)(L) Anntoin, Antoin.
Aodhfin
   means   
White Fire
Aodh
   means   
Fire
From aed "fire." (EH or AY)(Celt) Another name for the god The Dagda. Hugh, Ea.
Artúr
   means   
Noble, Bear Man
(Celt) Art, Atty. IrGael also can be Arthur.
Bainbridge
   means   
Fair Bridge
Baird
   means   
Bard, Poet, Ballad Singer, Traveling Minstrel
Bairde, Bar, Bard, Barr.
Bairrfhionn
   means   
Fair-haired or Good Marksman
(BAR-fin)(Celt) Barrfind, Barram, Barre, Barra, Bairre, Barry.
Barclay
   means   
Birch Tree
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
Barra
   means   
Good Marksman
(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).
Bartel
   means   
Ploughman
(Aramaic) Bartholomew.
Bartley
   means   
Ploughman
(Aramaic) Barclay, Berkley, Parthalan.
Beacán
   means   
Small
(BE-kawn)(Celt) Becan.
Bearnárd
   means   
Having the Courage of a Bear
(BEHR-nard)(OGer) Barney; Irish, Scottish Gaelic also can be Bernard.
Beartlaidh
   means   
Ploughman
(BEHRT-lee)(Aramaic) Bartley.
Benen
   means   
Blessed
(BEH-non)(L) Beineón (BEH-non), Bineán (BIN-ahn).
Bevan
   means   
Youthful Warrior
Celt
Bowie
   means   
Yellow Haired, Blonde
-- (BOO-ee)(Gael) Bow, Bowen, Boyd.
Bréanainn
   means   
Sword
(BREH-neen)(Celt) Brendan, Breandán.
Bran
   means   
Raven
Brasil
   means   
Battle, Brave, Strong in Conflict
(Celt) Breasal, Basil, Brazil.
Brendan
   means   
Raven
(Gael) Bran, Bram, Broin (bree--AHN), Brennan.
Bret
   means   
From Brittany
Celt
Brett
   means   
Native of Brittany
(Celt) Britt.
Brian
   means   
High, Noble
From Brig "high, noble";(BREE-an) (Celt) "the strong." Brant, Bron, Bryon, Bryan.
Brody
   means   
Man from the Muddy Place, Ditch
Cailean
   means   
Child
(CAL-lan)(Gael) Cailan, Colin.from Gaelic word for "child."
Cairbre
   means   
Charioteer
(KAHR-bruh)(Celt) Carbry.
Callough
   means   
Bald
(KAHL--uh) Calvagh, Calbhach (KAHL--ahkh).
Caoimhghin
   means   
Kind, Gentle
(Celt)(KWEE-ven)Kevin, Kevan.
Caolán
   means   
Slender
(KWEE-lahn) Kealan, Kelan.
Carlin
   means   
Little Champion
(Gael) Carley, Carlie, Carling.
Carlus
   means   
Full-grown, Manly
OFr
Carney
   means   
Warrior or Victorious
(Celt) Cearnach, Kearn, Karney, Kearney, Car.
Carroll
   means   
"champion
(Gael) Carly, Carolus.
Cassidy
   means   
Clever
(Gael) from a word meaning "clever"; or "curly hair."
Cathal
   means   
Strong in Battle, Battle Mighty
(KA-hal or KOH-al)(Celt) Cahal (KA-hal).
Cathaoir
   means   
Battle Lord or Warrior
(KAH--heer)(Celt) Cathair (KA-heer).
Cearbhall
   means   
Full-grown, Manly
(KAHR-e-val)(OFr) Carroll.
Cedric
   means   
Chieftain
Celt
Chad
   means   
Defender
Celt
Cian
   means   
Ancient
(KEEN) Céin, Kian, Kean, Cain.
Ciarrai
   means   
Kerry
KEH-ehr-ree masculine version of the Irish County Kerry.
Cillian
   means   
War or Strife
(KEEL-yan) Keallach, Killian.
Cinnéide
   means   
Helmeted-head
(kih-NEH-juh) Kennedy.
Cleary
   means   
Learned
Derived from a word meaning "learned."
Cúmheá
   means   
Hound of the Plains
(kuhm-EH) Cooey, Cuulagh, Cooley, Cullo, Covey.
Coinneach
   means   
Fair One
(KUH-nukh or KI-nek) Canice, Kenny.
Coireall
   means   
Lord
(kohr-EE-ahl)(Gr) Kerrill, Cyril.
Colin
   means   
Victor
Collin, Cailan, Cailean, CHulainn, Culin.
Colm
   means   
Dove
(KUHL-uhm) Colum, Columba, Colman.
Comhghan
   means   
Twin
(KOH-gahn, or CO-en) Cowen.
Comán
   means   
Bent
KOH-mahn
Conall
   means   
High-mighty
Connell.(Celt)
Conchobhar
   means   
Hound or Wolf
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.
Connlaoi
   means   
Chaste Fire
(KOHN-lee) Conley, Conleth, Connolly.
Connor
   means   
Wolf-lover
Conn
   means   
Reason, Intelligence
(Celt) Cuinn (KWIN), Con.
Conán
   means   
Wisdom, Intelligent
(KOH-nahn)(Celt) Conn.
Conor
   means   
Wise Aid
Also can be Connor.
Conroy
   means   
Wise Man
(Celt) Conn.
Conway
   means   
Hound of the Plain
Gael
Corey
   means   
Raven; from the Hollow
Cori, Cory.
Cormac
   means   
Charioteer
Cory
   means   
Helmet
Corey, Cori.
Crimthan
   means   
Fox
(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.
Críostóir
   means   
Christ-bearer
(KRIS-ter)(Gr) version of Christopher. Criostal (Scotland & N. Ireland).
Cú Uladh
   means   
Hound of Ulster
(koo-ULL-uh) "Cooley, Cullo, Cooey, Covey.
Curran
   means   
Hero
(Gael) derived from a word for "hero." Currey, Curr, Curney.
Daibhéid
   means   
Beloved
(DEH-vid or da-VEECH)(H) Daighi, David, Daibhead (same pronun.)
Dallas
   means   
Wise
(Gael) Dall.
Damhlaic
   means   
Like the Lord
(DAW-lik)(L) Dominic, Doiminic (DOH-min-ic).
Damhlaic
   means   
Like the Lord
(L) Dominic.
Daray
   means   
Dark
(Gael) Version of French-Norman name D'aray. D'aray, Dar, Darce.
Darby
   means   
Free Man
Gael
Darren
   means   
Great
(Gael) Daron, Darrin, Darrion.
Delano
   means   
Dark or a Healthy Black Man
(deh-LAH-no)(Gael)
Dempsey
   means   
Proud
(DEM-se)(Gael)
Dermot
   means   
Free Man or Free from Envy
Dermod, Darby, Darcy.
Derry
   means   
Red-headed or Great Lover
(Gael) ""an ancient hero." Also a city in Northan Ireland.
Desmond
   means   
Man of the World
Clan name, from South Munster Demond.
Devin
   means   
Poet
(Celt) Dev.
Devlin
   means   
Brave or Fierce
(Gael) Devlyn.
Devnet
   means   
Poet
Diarmaid
   means   
Free Man
(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.
Dillon
   means   
Faithful
(Gael) Welsh Dylan
Dáire
   means   
Fruitful, Fertile
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.
Dáithí
   means   
Swiftness, Nimbleness
(DAH-hee) Dahy.
Dónal
   means   
World Mighty
"world" + gal "ardor" or "valor"; "world-mighty."(DON-al or DOH-nal)(Celt) from domun Domhnall, Donall, Donald.
Donahue
   means   
Dark Hued or Dark Warrior
(Gael) Related to Don, the Irish god.
Donald
   means   
World Ruler, Brown Stranger
(Celt) Donal, Doughal, Don.
Don
   means   
Brown Stranger
Also can be Donald; Irish lord of the Underworld or Land of the Dead.
Donnan
   means   
Brown
DUN-ahn
Donnchadh
   means   
Brown Lord Strong Warrior
(DUN-uh-khuh)(Celt) Donogh, Donaghy.
Donnelly
   means   
Brave, Dark Man
Celt
Donovan
   means   
Dark or Brown Warrior
(Celt) Donvan.
Dougal
   means   
Dwells by the Dark Stream
Or "dark stranger, from the dark water." Dubhghall (DOO-gal, or DOO-ahl), Dubgall, Douglas, Douglass, Duglas.
Doyle
   means   
Dark Stranger
(Celt) Doy.
Drummond
   means   
Unclear
Celt
Duane
   means   
Song
(Celt) Dewain, Dwayne.
Dubhán
   means   
Dark, Black
(DUH-ven, or DUH-wen) Dowan, Duggan, Duane, Dwayne, Dubhagain.
Duer
   means   
Heroic
Celt
Duff
   means   
Dark
(Celt) Faced; black--faced."
Dunham
   means   
Dark Man; Black Man
Celt
Eadoin
   means   
Blessed With Many Friends
Ea
   means   
Fire
(EH)(Celt) also can be Aodh. Hugh.
Eamon
   means   
Wealthy Guardian
(EH-mon)(A.S.)
Earnán
   means   
Knowing, Experienced
Edan
   means   
Flame, Fiery, Zealous
Celt
Egan
   means   
Ardent or Fiery
(EE--gan)(Celt) Aodhagán (EH-uh-gahn), Egon, Eagon.
Eóin Baiste
   means   
John the Baptist
OH-en BAHSH--chuh
Eóin
   means   
God's Gracious Gift
(OH-en)(H) John.
Ennis
   means   
Sole or Only Choice
Gael
Eoghan
   means   
God's Gracious Gift
(oh-GAHN)(H) Eoin (same pronun.).
Eoghan
   means   
Well-born
(YO-wun)(Gr) Owen.
Erin
   means   
Peace
(Gael) An alternate name for Ireland, from the goddess Eriu. Eryn.
Evan
   means   
Young Warrior
Irish also can be John. Ewan, Ev.
Fagan
   means   
Little Fiery One
Faolán
   means   
Wolf
(FEH-lahn or FAY-lawn) + dim. -an. Faelan, Felan.
Farrell
   means   
Heroic, Courageous
(Celt) Fearghal (FAHR-gahl), Farr.
Feardorcha
   means   
Peaceful Ruler
(fee-ar-e-DOHR-ekh-e) (Teut) Frederick.
Fearghus
   means   
Super-choice
(FAHR-gus or fay-REES)(Celt)from Fer "man" + gus "strength, vigor"; "Fergus.
Feidhlim
   means   
Fortunate, or Lucky
(FELL-em) (L) Felix.
Feoras
   means   
Stone
(FEE-uh-rus)(Gr) Pierce.
Ferris
   means   
The Rock
(Gr)Also can be Peter. Farris.
Fiachra
   means   
Battle-king or Eagle
(FEE-uh-khruh) Saint Name. Fiachna, Fiach, Feary.
Finghin
   means   
Fair Birth
(FIN-jin) variant of Fionn, Fionnbarr. Fineen, Finnin, Fionan, Finian, Finbar.
Finlayv
   means   
Little Fair-haired Soldier
(Gael)Finlay, Findlay, Findley, Finlea, Finn.
Fionan
   means   
Fair
(FIN-ee-ahn) Finnian, Fionn.
Fionnbharr
   means   
Fair Head
(FIN-ver) Finbar, Finnbarr, Barram, Bairrfhoinn.
Flann
   means   
Blood Red or Redhead, Ruddy
Male or female name. Flainn, Floinn, Flannan, Flanagan, Flannagain, Flynn, Flannery.
Flinn
   means   
Son of the Redhaired Man
Also can be Flynn;
Flynn
   means   
Son of the Redhaired Man
(Gael) Flin.
Forbes
   means   
Prosperous or Headstrong
Bael
Galen
   means   
Calm or Small but Lively
Gael
Gale
   means   
Strange
Gael, Gaile.
Galvin
   means   
Sparrow
GAHL-vin from Old Irish gelbann "sparrow."
Gannon
   means   
Light or Fair-complexioned
(Gael) Gannie.
Garbhán
   means   
Rough
(GAHR-van) Garban, Garvan. from garb "rough."
Gearóid
   means   
Spear
Mighty." -- (GEHR-ed)(Teut) Garrett, Gerald.
Gilchrist
   means   
Servant of Christ
Ghilchrist, Giolla Chriost, Gilvarry, Gil, Gilley.
Gilmore
   means   
Devoted to the Virgin Mary
Gael
Gilvarry
   means   
Servant of Saint Barry
Giolla Bhearaigh (GIL-a VER-ee).
Giolla Bhríghde
   means   
Servant of Saint Brighid
(GIL-a BREED) or "Saint Brigid." Gillbride.
Giolla Chríost
   means   
Servant of ChriSaint
GIL-a KREEST
Giolla Dhé
   means   
Servant of God
(GIL-a DEH) Gildea.
Glen
   means   
Glen or Narrow Valley
(Celt) Or "a secluded, woody valley." Glyn, Glenn.
Gofraidh
   means   
God's Peace
(GO-free-y) variant of the Old German name godfrey. Goffraidh, godfrey, Gorry.
Gordon
   means   
Hero
(Gael) A Scotch-Irish name used in Ulster. Gordain.
Grady
   means   
Noble or Illustrious
(Gael) Gradleigh, Gradey.
Greagoir
   means   
Vigilant
(GREG-or)(Gr) Grioghar, Gregory.
Águistín
   means   
Venerable
(AH--guhs--teen) (L) Austin
Guy
   means   
Sensible
Celt
Hannraoi
   means   
Ruler of an Estate
(HAN-ree)(Teut) Henry, Einri (EHN-ree).
Harkin
   means   
Dark Red
Heremon
   means   
Handsome and Fair
Also can be Irving;
Hogan
   means   
Youth
(Gael) similar to Hagan
Hurley
   means   
Sea Tide
(Gael) from a word Hurlee.
Éibhear
   means   
Meaning Unknown,
(EH-ver) perhaps (OE) "strong as a bear." Ever.
Éimhin
   means   
Prompt or Ready
From eim Or "swift, active"; male or female. Evin.
Innis
   means   
From the Island
Celt
Ionhar
   means   
Archer
(YOWR, or YO-ver)(Teut) Ivor.
Irving
   means   
Handsome and Fair
(Gael)Earvin, Ervin.
Úistean
   means   
Intelligence
(OOSH-tchen, or ISH-tchen)(Teut) Euston, Hugh.
Jonathan
   means   
God Gives
H
Joseph
   means   
God Will Add
H
Kane
   means   
Tribute, Warrior
(Gael) Kayne, Kaine.
Kearney
   means   
Warrior
(Celt) Carney.
Keefe
   means   
Cherished, Handsome, Lovable
Gael
Keegan
   means   
Little and Fiery
(Gael) Keagen, Kegan.
Keiran
   means   
Dark Skinned
Celt
Keir
   means   
Dark Skinned
(KEER)(Celt)
Kern
   means   
Little Black One, Dark
(Gael) Kearn, Kerne, Kieran.
Kerry
   means   
Dark Hair
(Gael) Or "son of the black one." Keary.
Kerwin
   means   
Small and Dark
Or "little jet-black one." Kervin, Kerwyn.
Kevin
   means   
Kind, Gentle, Lovable
Celt
Kieran
   means   
Small and Dark-skinned
Kiernan
   means   
Dark Skinned
Kyle
   means   
Handsome; One from the Strait
(Gael) Or "a narrow piece of land." Kyele, Kiel.
Labhrás
   means   
Laurel
(LAU-rahsh)(L) Labras, Laurence.
Laughlin
   means   
Servant of Saint Secundinus
Lanty, Lany, Leachlainn, Loughlin.
Laurence
   means   
Crowned With Laurel
L
Lúcás
   means   
Bringer of Light
(LOO-kahsh)(L) Lucan.
Leachlainn
   means   
Servant of Saint Secundinus
(LEKH-len) Laughlin, Lochlainn, Lanty.
Liam
   means   
Resolute Protector, Unwavering Protector
From Uilliam (Teut)
Lochlain
   means   
Home of Norseman:
(LOKH-lan) Lakeland. Lochlainn, Lochlann, Laughlin, Lochlyn.
Logan
   means   
Meadow or from the Hollow
Gael
Lomán
   means   
Bare
(LO-man) Lomman. from the word lomm
Léon
   means   
Lion
L
Lughaidh
   means   
Renowned Warrior
(LOO-ee)(OGer) Lewy.
Lynch
   means   
Mariner
Macallister
   means   
Son of Alistair
Mcallister.
Maclean
   means   
Son of Leander
Mclean, Maclaine.
Maeleachlainn
   means   
Servant of Saint Secundinus
(MAL-uh-khlin) Malachy, Milo, Miles.
Mahon
   means   
Bear
Mairtin
   means   
Warlike One
(MAHR-teen)(L) Martin, Martain.
Maitias
   means   
Gift of God
(muh-THY-uhs)(H) version of Mathias. Matthias, Maithias.
Maitiú
   means   
Gift of God
(MATH-yoo)(H) version of Matthew.
Malone
   means   
Church Going or Servant of Saint John
Maloney.
Mannix
   means   
Monk
Mainchin (MAN-e-kheen).
Maolruadhan
   means   
Servant of Saint Ruadhán
(mal-ROO-ahn) Melrone.
Meilseoir
   means   
King
(MEL-shyahr)(H) Melchior.
Melvin
   means   
Armoured Chief or Mill Worker
(Celt)Mal, Malvin, Melvyn, Melwynn.
Michael
   means   
Who is Like God
Michael.
Morgan
   means   
Sea Warrior or Lives by the Sea
(Celt) Might be derived from the war goddess Morrigan. Morgun.
Morven
   means   
Mariner
(Celt) Morvin.
Muireadhach
   means   
Lord, Master or Sea Lord
"from muiredach -- (MUR-e-thekh) Murry, Murray, Muiredach, Muirioch.
Mundy
   means   
Protection
"from Reamonn."
Murchadh
   means   
Sea-warrior
"from muir "sea" + cath "warrior" (MUR-kha or MOOR-uh-ka) Murrough, Murphey, Murchach, Murphy, Morgan.
Murphy
   means   
Sea Warrior
Murphy."
Murray
   means   
Seaman
"(Celt) Murry.."
Naomhan
   means   
Holy
(NAU-ahn) Nevan.
Neal
   means   
Champion
"(Celt) Neale, Nealon."
Neasán
   means   
Stoat
(NESH-ahn) variant of Nessa. Nessan.
Neil
   means   
Champion
"(Celt)Neal, Niall.
Nessan
   means   
Stoat
Nevan
   means   
Holy
Naomham (NAU-ahn).
Nevin
   means   
Worshipper of the Saints, Nephew
"(Gael) Nevins.
Niall
   means   
Champion
(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).
Niece
   means   
Choice
(NEES)(Celt) Aonghus, Neese.
Nioclás
   means   
Victory of the People
(NEE-klahs)(Gr) Nicholas.
Niocol
   means   
Victory of the People
(NEE-col)(Gr) Nicol.
Nolan
   means   
Famous or Noble
Noland, Nolin.
Nyle
   means   
Champion
"(Celt)
Odhrán
   means   
Dun Coloured
"from odhar "; -- (OH-rahn) from an old name for "otter"; or "pale green." Oran, Orrin, Odran.
Oilibhéar
   means   
Ancestor's Relic
(OH-li-vehr)(ONorse) for of Norse Oliver. Oliver.
Oistin
   means   
Venerable
(OHS-teen)(L) Austin.
Oscar
   means   
Deer
"from Old Irish os (OHS-car) prob. meaning "one who loves deer"; or "warrior." Legendary warrior, grandson of Finn mac Cumhaill.
Íoseph
   means   
God Will Add
(YO-sef)(H) Iosep, Joseph.
Owain
   means   
Born to Nobility or Lamb, Young Warrior
"(CeltOwen, Uaine, Ewen, Eoin.
Owney
   means   
Elderly
"From the Old Irish meaning Oney.
Paddy
   means   
Noble, Nobleman
"(L) also can be Patrick;
Parthalán
   means   
Ploughman
(PAR-ha-lahn)(Aramaic) Parlan, Bartholomew, Bartley.
Patrick
   means   
Noble
"(L) Pat, Patty.
Patterson
   means   
Son of Pat
Pádraig
   means   
Noble
(PAH-dreek)(L) Patrick, Padraic, Padhraig, Paddy.
Peadar
   means   
Stone
(PA-der)(Gr) Peter, Peadair.
Pembroke
   means   
Bluff, Headland
"(Celt)
Piaras
   means   
Stone
(PEER-as or PEE-a-ras)(Gr) Perias, Ferus, Pierce, Piers.
Pilib
   means   
Lover of Horses
"(Gr)Philip, Filib.
Proinnsias
   means   
Free
(PRON-shee-as)(Teut) Irish forof Francis (of Assissi). Frank.
Quinlan
   means   
Strong or Well-shaped, Athletic
Quinlin.
Rafferty
   means   
Rich, Prosperous
Raghnall
   means   
Wise or Mighty Power
(RAN-al)(Teut) from the Norse-Vikings. Reginald, Reynald, Randal.
Réamonn
   means   
Mighty Protector
"from ragan "counsel" + mund "protection"; (RYEH-mon or RAY-moon)(Teut) Irish forof Old German Raymond, brought by the Normans in
Árdal
   means   
Eagle Power
(OGer) version of Arnold; Irish anglicized also can be Gaelic name Ard (gh)al, from ard "high" or art "bear" + gal "valour." Artegal, Arthgallo.
Reilly
   means   
Valiant
Riley.
Renny
   means   
Small but Strong
Irish forof the French Rene Raighne.
Revelin
   means   
Famed Throughout the Land
Riocárd
   means   
Powerful Ruler
(REE-kard)(OGer) Irish also can be Richard, brought by the Normans. Richard, Risteard (REESH--tyard).
Árón
   means   
High Mountain
Irish for Aaron.
Rónán
   means   
Pledge
"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.
Rodhlann
   means   
Fame of the Land
(ROH-lan)(L) Irish forof Roland. Rowland, Rowland.
Roibeárd
   means   
Shining Fame
(ROH-bahrd)(Teut) Robert, Roibart.
Roibhilín
   means   
Shining Fame
(ROH-ve-lin) From the Old Irish, dim. of Robert and Irish version of Robin. Roibin, Roibeard, Ravelin, Ravelyn, Revelin.
Ronat
   means   
Seal
Rooney
   means   
Redhaired
Ruanaidh.
Rory
   means   
Famous Ruler
"(Teut) Variant of Ruairi. Ruaidhri, Roderick.
Ruaidhri
   means   
Famous Ruler
(RWE-e-ree)(Teut) from Teutonic Roderick. Rory, Roderick.
Séafra
   means   
God's Peace
(SHEE-a-fra or SHE-fra) Irish also can be Jeffrey, brought by the Normans. Sheary, Geoffrey, Seafraid, Seathrun.
Séamas
   means   
The Supplanter, One Who Supplants
"from James (H); (SHAY-muhs or SHEE-a-mus) Seamus, Seumus, Shemus, Shamus.
Séarlas
   means   
Full-grown, Manly
(SHAHR-las)(OFr) Irish forof Charles. Searlus.
Scully
   means   
Town Crier
"(Gael) Scolaighe.
Seanán
   means   
Ancient
"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.
Searbhreathach
   means   
Noble Judge
(SAR-vra-huhkh) Irish forof Justin.
Sedric
   means   
Chief
Seán
   means   
God's Gracious Gift
(SHAWN) Irish also can be John, der. fr. Norman French name Jehan. Shaun, Shane, Sion, Shawn, Seaghan (SEE--a--gun).
Seoirse
   means   
Farmer
(SYAHR-sha)(Gr) also can be George.Seorsa.
Seosamh
   means   
God Will Add
(SHOH-sav)(H) Irish also can be Joseph. Seosaph.
Shanahan
   means   
Clever, Wise
Seanachan.
Shane
   means   
Gracious Gift of God, God is Gracious
"(H)
Shannon
   means   
Wise One
From the River Shannon.
Shea
   means   
Courteous or Hawk-like, Stately
Seaghda, Shae, Shaye, Shay.
Sheehan
   means   
Little, Peaceful
Shean, Siodhachan.
Sheridan
   means   
Wild One or Untamed
Seireadan.
Siseal
   means   
Blind
(SEE-sil)(L) Irish also can be Cecil.
Slevin
   means   
Mountaineer
"(Gael) Sleibhin.
Síomón
   means   
God is Heard
(SHEE-mohn)(H) Irish forof Simon.
Steafán
   means   
Crowned With Laurel
(STEF-ahn)(Gr) Stephen, Stiofan.
Sullivan
   means   
Black Eyed
Suileabhan, Sully.
Sweeney
   means   
Small Hero
Variant of Suibhne. Suidhne.
Tadhg
   means   
Poet or Honors God
(TAYG)(Gr) also can be Timothy. Tadc, Tiomoid, Teague, Taidgh, Tiege.
Téadóir
   means   
Divine Gift
(TEH-dohr)(Gr)
Taggart
   means   
Son of the PrieSaint
Teagan
   means   
Attractive
Teague
   means   
Bard or Poet, Philosopher
Teagan.
Thady
   means   
Praise
"(Aramaic) Irish forof Thaddeus.
Tiarchnach
   means   
Lord
"from tigern (TEAR-nakh) Tiarnach, Tierney, Tighearnach.
Tiernan
   means   
Lordly
Tierney.
Tiomóid
   means   
Honors God
(TEE-mohd)(Gr) Timothy, Tim.
Tomaisin
   means   
Twin
(TA-ma-seen)(H) Irish forof Thomas. Tommy.
Torin
   means   
Chieftain
Toryn.
Torrance
   means   
Tender, Gracious, Good, from the Knolls
"(Gael) Also can be Terrence. Torrans, Tory.
Tremain
   means   
Place Name for House of Stone
"(Celt)
Uaine
   means   
Young Warrior
"From the Old Irish, also can be Owen; Owain, Oney, Owney, Hewney.
Uilliam
   means   
Resolute Protector
(UHL-yahm, or WIL--yam)(Teut) from Old German Wilhelm. William, Liam.
Uinseann
   means   
Conqueror
(WIN-shen)(L) Irish forof Vincent. Uistean, Uisdean.
Ultan
   means   
An Ulsterman
Also: A famous bishop.
Uscias
   means   
Master of Wisdom Who Lived in Findias,
One of the four cities the Tuatha De Danann came from. He gave Nuada the sword that killed all enemies.
Vailintín
   means   
Healthy
Latin Also can be Valentine
Vaughn
   means   
Small
"(Celt)Vaughan.
Wynne
   means   
White, Fair
"(Celt) Winn, Wynn.


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