Given Name CATHAL

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Irish
PRONOUNCED: KA-hal  [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Gaelic elements cath "battle" and val "rule". This was the name of a 7th-century Irish saint. It has sometimes been Anglicized as Charles.
VARIANT: Cahal

Categories

saints, war
Entry updated December 3, 2014