Somerled
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Given Name SOMERLED
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Scottish
Meaning & History
Anglicized form of the Old Norse name Somarliðr meaning "summer traveller". This was the name of a 12th-century Scottish warlord who created a kingdom on the Scottish islands.
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anglicizations, nobility, seasons
Related Names
VARIANTS: Somhairle, Sorley
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Somarliðr (Ancient Scandinavian), Somhairle, Sorley (Irish)