Given Name CEALLACH

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Irish
PRONOUNCED: KEL-akh   [details]

Meaning & History

Irish name of uncertain origin, traditionally said to mean "bright-headed". Alternatively it could be derived from Old Irish ceallach "war, strife" or ceall "church".

Categories

uncertain etymology, war
VARIANTS: Ceallagh, Kelly
DIMINUTIVE: Ceallachán
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Kelly (English)