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Subject: Re: meaning of the name Shelagh
Author: Anneza   (Authenticated as Anneza)
Date: June 9, 2006 at 5:08:49 AM
Reply to: meaning of the name Shelagh by jen77
Moiragh exists as an Irish variant spelling of Moira, but the pronunciation remains the same. Irish spelling is very hard for the non-Irish to understand! My guess is that, although your grandmother was no doubt sincere in her belief, the source she used was mistaken - as many baby-name sources are.

I have encountered people named Shelagh, but never with your mother's pronunciation and always as a form of Sheila.

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