Celtic Origin Names

This is a list of names in which the origin is Celtic. The Celtic languages are a group of related languages now spoken primarily on the British Islands and Brittany.
There are 1,257 names matching your criteria.

ABBÁN   m   Irish
Means "little abbot", derived from Irish abb "abbot" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint, the son of king Cormac of Leinster.
ADEN   m   English (Modern)
Variant of AIDAN.
ADERYN   f   Welsh
Means "bird" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.
ÁED   m   Ancient Irish, Irish Mythology
Older form of AODH.
ÁEDÁN   m   Ancient Irish, Irish Mythology
Older form of AODHÁN. This was the name of a 6th-century king of the Scots.
ÁEDH   m   Ancient Irish
Variant of ÁED.
AENGUS   m   Irish
Variant of AONGHUS.
AERON (1)   m & f   Welsh
Either derived from Welsh aeron meaning "berry" or else from the name of a river in Wales.
AERON (2)   f & m   Welsh Mythology
Welsh form of AGRONA. In Welsh mythology Aeron was often portrayed as a masculine deity.
AERONA   f   Welsh
Variant of AERON (1).
AERONWEN   f   Welsh
Combination of AERON (1) and the suffix gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed".
AERONWY   f   Welsh
Combination of AERON (1) and the suffix wy meaning "river".
AFANEN   f   Welsh (Rare)
Means "raspberry" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.
AFON   f & m   Welsh
Means "river" in Welsh. This is a Welsh name of recent origin.
AFRICA (2)   f   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of AIFRIC.
AGRONA   f   Celtic Mythology
Derived from the old Celtic element agro meaning "battle, slaughter". This was the name of the Brythonic goddess of war and death.
AIDAN   m   Irish, Scottish, English (Modern)
Anglicized form of AODHÁN. In the latter part of the 20th century it became popular in America due to its sound, since it uses the same fashionable aden suffix sound found in such names as Braden and Hayden.
AIDEEN   f   Irish
Anglicized form of ÉTAÍN.
AIDEN   m   English (Modern)
Variant of AIDAN.
AIFRIC   f   Irish, Scottish
Possibly means "pleasant" in Irish.
AILBHE   f & m   Irish
Possibly derived from the old Gaelic root albho meaning "white". In Irish legend this was the name of a female warrior of the Fianna. It was also the name of a 6th-century masculine saint.
AILILL   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "elf" in Irish Gaelic. This name occurs frequently in Irish legend, borne for example by the husband of queen Medb.
AILÍN   m   Irish
Irish cognate of ALAN.
ÁINE   f   Irish
Means "radiance" in Gaelic. This was the name of the queen of the fairies in Celtic mythology. It is also taken as an Irish form of Anne.
AISLIN   f   Irish
Variant of AISLING.
AISLING   f   Irish
Means "dream" or "vision" in Irish Gaelic. This name was created in the 20th century.
AISLINN   f   Irish
Variant of AISLING.
AITHNE   f   Irish
Possibly a variant of EITHNE.
AL   m   English
Short form of ALBERT and other names beginning with Al. A notable bearer is American actor Al Pacino (1940-).
ALAIN   m   French
French form of ALAN.
ALAINA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of ALANA, probably influenced by ELAINE.
ALAN   m   English, Scottish, Breton, French
The meaning of this name is not known for certain. It was used in Brittany at least as early as the 6th century, and it possibly means either "little rock" or "handsome" in Breton... [more]
ALANA   f   English
Feminine form of ALAN.
ALANIS   f   English (Rare)
Feminine form of ALAN. Canadian musician Alanis Morissette (1974-) was named after her father Alan. Her parents apparently decided to use this particular spelling after seeing this word in a Greek newspaper.
ALANNA   f   English
Feminine form of ALAN.
ALANNAH   f   English (Modern), Irish
Variant of ALANA. It has been influenced by the affectionate Anglo-Irish word alannah, from the Irish Gaelic phrase a leanbh meaning "O child".
ALANNIS   f   English (Rare)
Variant of ALANIS.
ALAYNA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of ALAINA.
ALBY   m   Irish
Anglicized masculine form of AILBHE.
ALED   m   Welsh
Means "offspring" in Welsh.
ALEN   m   Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovene form of ALAN.
ALLAN   m   English, Scottish
Variant of ALAN. The American author Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) got his middle name from the surname of the parents who adopted him.
ALLANA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of ALANA.
ALLANNAH   f   English (Rare)
Variant of ALANNAH.
ALLEN   m   English, Scottish
Variant of ALAN. A famous bearer of this name was Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997), an American beat poet. Another is the American film director and actor Woody Allen (1935-), who took the stage name Allen from his real first name.
ALLYN   m   English
Variant of ALAN.
ALUN   m   Welsh
Welsh form of ALAN. This name appears in the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth.
ALWYN   m   Welsh
From the name of the River Alwen in Wales.
ANDRASTE   f   Celtic Mythology
Possibly means "invincible" in Celtic. This was the name of a Briton goddess of victory who was invoked by Boudicca before her revolt.
ANEIRIN   m   Welsh
Welsh name, originally spelled Neirin, which possibly means "noble". This was the name of a 6th-century Welsh poet.
ANEURIN   m   Welsh
Form of ANEIRIN.
ANGHARAD   f   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Means "more love" in Welsh. In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, Angharad Golden-hand is the lover of Peredur.
ANGUS   m   Scottish, Irish, English
Anglicized form of AONGHUS.
ANWEN   f   Welsh
Means "very beautiful" in Welsh.
AODH   m   Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
From the old Irish name Áed, which meant "fire". This was a very popular name in early Ireland, being borne by numerous figures in Irish mythology and several high kings... [more]
AODHAGÁN   m   Irish, Scottish
Diminutive of AODH.
AODHÁN   m   Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
From the old Irish name Áedán, a diminutive of Áed (see AODH). This was the name of an Irish monk and saint of the 7th century... [more]
AOIBHE   f   Irish
Variant of AOIFE.
AOIBHEANN   f   Irish
Means "beautiful sheen" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of the mother of Saint Enda. It was also borne by Irish royalty.
AOIBHÍN   f   Irish
Variant of AOIBHEANN.
AOIFE   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "beauty" from the Gaelic word aoibh. In Irish legend Aoife was a warrior princess. In war against her sister Scathach, she was defeated in single combat by the hero Cúchulainn... [more]
AONGHAS   m   Scottish
Scottish variant of AONGHUS.
AONGHUS   m   Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
Possibly meaning "one strength" derived from Irish óen "one" and gus "force, strength, energy". Aonghus (sometimes surnamed Mac Og meaning "young son") was the Irish god of love and youth... [more]
ARAN (1)   f & m   Irish
From the name of the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland.
ARAWN   m   Welsh Mythology
Meaning unknown. This was the name of the god of the underworld, called Annwfn, in Welsh mythology.
ARDAL   m   Irish
Anglicized form of ARDGHAL.
ARDGHAL   m   Irish
Means "high valour", derived from the Irish elements ard "high" and gal "valour".
ARIANRHOD   f   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Possibly means "silver wheel" or "round wheel" in Welsh. In Welsh myth Arianrhod was the mother of the brothers Dylan and Lleu Llaw Gyffes... [more]
ARIN   f   English (Rare)
Variant of ERIN.
ARMEL   m   French
From the old Welsh name Arthfael, which was composed of the elements arth "bear" and mael "prince". This was the name of a 6th-century Welsh saint who founded abbeys in Brittany.
ARMELLE   f   French
Feminine form of ARMEL.
ART   m   English
Short form of ARTHUR.
ARTAIR   m   Scottish
Scottish form of ARTHUR.
ARTHFAEL   m   Ancient Celtic
Welsh form of ARMEL.
ARTHUR   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
The meaning of this name is unknown. It could be derived from the Celtic elements artos "bear" combined with viros "man" or rigos "king"... [more]
ARTO   m   Finnish
Finnish short form of ARTHUR.
ARTTU   m   Finnish
Finnish short form of ARTHUR.
ARTTURI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ARTHUR.
ARTÚR   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ARTHUR.
ARTŪRAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of ARTHUR.
ARTURO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of ARTHUR.
ARTŪRS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of ARTHUR.
ARVEL   m   English
Meaning unknown, possibly a variant of ARWEL.
ARWEL   m   Welsh
Old Welsh name of unknown meaning.
ASHLING   f   Irish
Anglicized form of AISLING.
ASSUMPTA   f   Irish
Latinate form of ASUNCIÓN, used especially in Ireland.
AYDAN (2)   m   English (Modern)
Variant of AIDAN.
AYDEN   m   English (Modern)
Variant of AIDAN.
BAIRRE   m   Irish
Diminutive of FIONNBHARR or BARRFHIONN.
BARRA   m   Irish
Variant of BAIRRE.
BARRFHIONN   m   Irish
Means "fair hair", derived from Gaelic barr "head" and fionn "white, fair".
BARRFIND   m   Irish
Older form of BARRFHIONN.
BARRIE   m   Irish, English
Variant of BARRY.
BARRY   m   Irish, English
Anglicized form of BAIRRE. It is also sometimes used as an Anglicized form of BERACH.
BAZ   m   English (British)
Diminutive of BARRY or BASIL (1).
BAZZA   m   English (British)
Diminutive of BARRY or BASIL (1).
BEARACH   m   Irish
Variant of BERACH.
BÉBHINN   f   Irish
Modern spelling of BÉBINN.
BÉBHIONN   f   Irish
Variant of BÉBINN.
BÉBINN   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "fair lady" in Irish Gaelic. This name was borne by several characters in Irish mythology, including a goddess of childbirth.
BEDELIA   f   Irish
Irish diminutive of BRIDGET.
BEDIVERE   m   Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
From the Welsh name Bedwyr, which is of unknown meaning. In Arthurian legends Bedivere was one of the original companions of King Arthur... [more]
BEE   f   English
Short form of BEATRIX and other names beginning with B.
BÉIBHINN   f   Irish
Modern form of BÉBINN.
BELENOS   m   Celtic Mythology
Variant of BELENUS.
BELENUS   m   Celtic Mythology
Probably from a Celtic word meaning "bright, brilliant". This was the name of a Gaulish solar god who was often equated with Apollo.
BELI   m   Welsh Mythology
Probably a Welsh derivative of BELENUS. Beli Mawr was a Welsh ancestor deity who established several royal lines in Wales.
BERACH   m   Irish
Derived from Gaelic biorach meaning "sharp". This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint.
BERIT   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of BIRGIT.
BERRY (1)   m   English
Variant of BARRY.
BERWYN   m   Welsh
Means "white head" from the Welsh elements barr "head" and wyn "white".
BEVAN   m   Welsh
From a Welsh surname which was derived from ap Evan meaning "son of EVAN".
BEVIN   f   Irish
Anglicized form of BÉBINN.
BIDDY   f   Irish, English
Diminutive of BRIDGET.
BIDELIA   f   Irish
Diminutive of BRIDGET.
BILE   m   Irish Mythology
Possibly an Irish form of BELENUS, though it may derive from an Irish word meaning "hero". In Irish mythology this was the name of one of the Milesians who was drowned while invading Ireland.
BIRGIT   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian variant of BIRGITTA.
BIRGITTA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Most likely a Scandinavian form of BRIDGET via the Latinized form Brigitta. Alternatively it could be a feminine derivative of BIRGER... [more]
BIRGITTE   f   Danish, Norwegian
Danish form of BIRGITTA.
BIRITA   f   Faroese
Faroese form of BRIDGET.
BIRTE   f   Danish
Danish diminutive of BIRGITTA.
BIRTHE   f   Danish
Danish diminutive of BIRGITTA.
BLAANID   f   Manx
Manx form of BLÁTHNAT.
BLÁITHÍN   f   Irish
Variant of BLÁTHNAT using a different diminutive suffix.
BLANID   f   Irish
Anglicized form of BLÁTHNAT.
BLÁTHNAID   f   Irish
Variant of BLÁTHNAT.
BLÁTHNAT   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "little flower" from the Irish word blath "flower" combined with a diminutive suffix. In Irish legend she was a maiden abducted and married by Cú Roí... [more]
BLEDDYN   m   Welsh
From Welsh blaidd "wolf" combined with a diminutive suffix.
BLODEUWEDD   f   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Means "face of flowers" in Welsh. In a story in the Mabinogion, she is created out of flowers by Gwydion to be the wife of his nephew Lleu Llaw Gyffes... [more]
BLODEUYN   f   Welsh
Means "flower" in Welsh.
BLODWEN   f   Welsh
Means "white flowers" from Welsh blodau "flowers" combined with gwen "white, fair, blessed".
BOADICEA   f   Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Latinized form of BOUDICCA.
BOUDICCA   f   Ancient Celtic
Derived from Brythonic boud meaning "victory". This was the name of a 1st-century queen of the Iceni who led the Britons in revolt against the Romans. Eventually her forces were defeated and she committed suicide.
BRÁDACH   m   Irish
Possibly derived from a Gaelic word meaning "large-chested".
BRADÁN   m   Ancient Irish
Derived from Irish Gaelic meaning "salmon".
BRADEN   m   English, Irish
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Bradáin meaning "descendant of BRADÁN".
BRADY   m   English, Irish
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Brádaigh meaning "descendant of BRÁDACH".
BRAEDEN   m   English (Modern)
Variant of BRADEN.
BRAIDEN   m   English (Modern)
Variant of BRADEN.
BRAIDY   m & f   English (Rare)
Variant of BRADY.
BRÂN   m   Welsh Mythology
Variant of BRAN (2).
BRAN (1)   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "raven" in Irish. In Irish legend Bran was a mariner who was involved in several adventures.
BRAN (2)   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Means "raven" in Welsh. In Welsh legend Bran the Blessed (called also Bendigeid Vran) was the son of the god Llyr. Later Welsh legends describe him as a king of Britain who was killed attacking Ireland.
BRANDEN   m   English
Variant of BRANDON.
BRANDON   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "hill covered with broom" in Old English. It is sometimes also used as a variant of BRENDAN.
BRANNON   m   English
From an Irish surname derived from Mac Branain, which means "descendant of BRAN (1)".
BRANWEN   f   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Means "beautiful raven" from Welsh bran "raven" and gwen "fair, white, blessed". In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, she is the sister of the British king Bran and the wife of the Irish king Matholwch.
BRAYDEN   m   English (Modern)
Variant of BRADEN.
BREANA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of BRIANA.
BRÉANAINN   m   Ancient Irish
Old Irish form of BRENDAN.
BREANDÁN   m   Irish
Irish Gaelic form of BRENDAN.
BREANN   f   English (Modern)
Feminine form of BRIAN.
BREANNA   f   English
Variant of BRIANA.
BREANNE   f   English (Modern)
Feminine form of BRIAN.
BREDA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of BRÍD.
BREE   f   Irish
Anglicized form of BRÍGH.
BREESHEY   f   Manx
Manx form of BRIDGET.
BRENDA   f   English
Possibly a feminine form of the Old Norse name Brandr, meaning "sword", which was brought to Britain in the Middle Ages. This name is sometimes used as a feminine form of BRENDAN.
BRENDAN   m   Irish, English
From Brendanus, the Latinized form of the Irish name Bréanainn which was derived from a Welsh word meaning "prince". Saint Brendan was a 6th-century Irish abbot who, according to legend, crossed the Atlantic and reached North America with 17 other monks.
BRENDANUS   m   Irish (Latinized)
Latinized form of Bréanainn (see BRENDAN).
BRENDEN   m   English
Variant of BRENDAN.
BRENDON   m   English
Variant of BRENDAN.
BRENNA   f   English
Possibly a variant of BRENDA or a feminine form of BRENNAN.
BRENNAN   m   Irish, English
From an Irish surname derived from Ó Braonáin meaning "descendant of Braonán". Braonán is a byname meaning "rain, moisture, drop" (with a diminutive suffix).
BRENNUS   m   Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Latinized form of a Celtic name (or title) that possibly meant either "king, prince" or "raven". Brennus was a Gallic leader of the 4th century BC who attacked and sacked Rome.
BRENO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of BRENNUS.
BRET   m   English
Variant of BRETT.
BRETT   m & f   English
From a Middle English surname meaning "a Breton", referring to an inhabitant of Brittany. A famous bearer is the American football quarterback Brett Favre (1969-).
BRIALLEN   f   Welsh
Derived from Welsh briallu meaning "primrose". This is a modern Welsh name.
BRIAN   m   Irish, English, Ancient Irish
The meaning of this name is not known for certain but it is possibly related to the old Celtic element bre meaning "hill", or by extension "high, noble"... [more]
BRIANA   f   English
Feminine form of BRIAN. This name was used by Edmund Spenser in 'The Faerie Queene' (1590). The name was not commonly used until the 1970s, when it rapidly became popular in the United States.
BRIANNA   f   English
Variant of BRIANA.
BRIANNE   f   English (Modern)
Feminine form of BRIAN.
BRICE   m   French, English
From the name Bricius, which was probably a Latinized form of a Gaulish name meaning "speckled". This was the name of a 5th-century saint, a disciple of Saint Martin of Tours.
BRICIUS   m   Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Latin form of BRICE, probably ultimately of Gaulish origin.
BRÍD   f   Irish
Contracted form of BRIGHID.
BRIDE   f   Irish
Anglicized form of BRÍD.
BRIDGET   f   Irish, English, Irish Mythology
Anglicized form of the Irish name Brighid which means "exalted one". In Irish mythology this was the name of the goddess of fire, poetry and wisdom, the daughter of the god Dagda... [more]
BRIDGETTE   f   English
Variant of BRIDGET.
BRIDIE   f   Irish
Anglicized diminutive of BRÍD.
BRÍGH   f   Irish
Derived from Irish brígh meaning "power, high".
BRIGHID   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Irish form of BRIDGET.
BRIGID   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Variant of BRIGHID.
BRÍGIDA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese form of BRIDGET.
BRIGIDA   f   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of BRIDGET.
BRIGIT   f   Irish Mythology
Old Irish form of BRIDGET.
BRIGITA   f   Slovene, Croatian, Latvian
Slovene, Croatian and Latvian form of BRIDGET.
BRIGITTA   f   German, Dutch, Hungarian
German, Dutch and Hungarian form of BRIDGET.
BRIGITTE   f   German, French
German and French form of BRIDGET.
BRIN   m   Welsh
Variant of BRYN.
BRION   m   English
Variant of BRIAN.
BRIT   f   Norwegian
Norwegian short form of BIRGITTA.
BRITA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Diminutive of BIRGITTA.
BRITANNIA   f   English (Rare)
From the Latin name of the island of Britain, in occasional use as an English given name since the 18th century. This is also the name of the Roman female personification of Britain pictured on some British coins.
BRITNEY   f   English (Modern)
Variant of BRITTANY.
BRITT   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian short form of BIRGITTA.
BRITTA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian short form of BIRGITTA.
BRITTANY   f   English
From the name of the region in the northwest of France, called in French Bretagne. It was named for the Britons who settled there after the fall of the Western Roman Empire and the invasions of the Anglo-Saxons... [more]
BRITTNY   f   English (Modern)
Variant of BRITTANY.
BRITTON   m   English
Derived from a Middle English surname meaning "a Briton" (a Celt of England) or "a Breton" (an inhabitant of Brittany).
BROGAN   m & f   Irish
Derived from Gaelic bróg "shoe" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of several Irish saints, including Saint Patrick's scribe.
BRON   f   Welsh
Short form of BRONWEN.
BRÓNACH   f   Irish
Derived from Irish Gaelic brón meaning "sorrow". Saint Brónach was a 6th-century mystic from Ireland.
BRONAGH   f   Irish
Anglicized form of BRÓNACH.
BRONWEN   f   Welsh
Derived from the Welsh elements bron "breast" and gwen "white, fair, blessed".
BRONWYN   f   Welsh
Variant of BRONWEN.
BRYAN   m   English
Variant of BRIAN.
BRYANA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of BRIANA.
BRYANNA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of BRIANA.
BRYANNE   f   English (Rare)
Feminine form of BRIAN.
BRYANT   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the given name BRIAN.
BRYCE   m   English
Variant of BRICE.
BRYGIDA   f   Polish
Polish form of BRIDGET.
BRYN   m & f   Welsh, English
Means "hill, mound" in Welsh. It is now used as a feminine name as well.
BRYNMOR   m   Welsh
From a Welsh place name meaning "great hill".
BRYNN   f   English (Modern)
Feminine variant of BRYN.
BRYNNE   f   English (Rare)
Feminine variant of BRYN.
BRYON   m   English
Variant of BRIAN.
BRYSON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of BRICE".
BYRNE   m   English (Rare)
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Broin meaning "descendant of BRAN (1)".
CADELL   m   Welsh
From Welsh cad "battle" and a diminutive suffix.
CADEYRN   m   Ancient Celtic
Means "battle king" from Welsh cad "battle" and teyrn "king, monarch". Cadeyrn (also known as Catigern) was a 5th-century king of Powys in Wales, the son of Vortigern.
CADFAEL   m   Welsh
Means "battle prince" from Welsh cad "battle" and mael "prince".
CADFAN   m   Welsh
Means "battle peak" from Welsh cad "battle" and ban "peak". Saint Cadfan, from Brittany, was a 6th-century missionary to Wales.
CADOC   m   Welsh
Derived from Welsh cad "battle". This was the name of a 6th-century Welsh saint who was martyred by the Saxons.
CADOGAN   m   Welsh, Irish
Anglicized form of CADWGAN.
CADWALADER   m   Welsh
Means "leader of the battle" from Welsh cad "battle" and gwaladr "leader". This was the name of a Welsh saint of the 7th century.
CADWGAN   m   Welsh
Means "glory in battle" from Welsh cad "battle" and gwogawn "glory, honour". In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, this name is briefly mentioned as the son of Iddon.
CÁEL   m   Irish Mythology
From Gaelic caol "slender". In Irish legend Cáel was a warrior of the Fianna and the lover of Créd.
CAELAN   m & f   English (Rare)
Anglicized form of CAOLÁN or CAOILFHIONN.
CAERWYN   m   Welsh
Derived from the Welsh elements caer "fortress" and gwyn "white, fair".
CAHAL   m   Irish
Anglicized form of CATHAL.
CAHIR   m   Irish
Anglicized form of CATHAIR.
CAILEAN   m   Scottish
Means "whelp, young dog" in Gaelic. This name is also used as a Scottish form of COLUMBA.
CAINNEACH   m   Irish
Irish form of COINNEACH.
CAIRBRE   m   Irish, Scottish
Means "charioteer" in Gaelic.
CAISIDE   m   Ancient Irish
Old Irish byname meaning "curly haired", from Irish Gaelic cas.
CALBHACH   m   Irish
Means "bald" in Irish Gaelic.
CALLAHAN   m   English
From a surname, the Anglicized form of the Irish Ó Ceallacháin, which means "descendant of CEALLACHÁN".
CALVAGH   m   Irish
Anglicized form of CALBHACH.
CAOILEANN   f   Irish
Variant of CAOILFHIONN.
CAOILFHIONN   f   Irish
Derived from the Gaelic elements caol "slender" and fionn "fair". This was the name of several Irish saints.
CAOILINN   f   Irish
Variant of CAOILFHIONN.
CAOIMHE   f   Irish, Scottish
Derived from Gaelic caomh meaning "beautiful, gentle, kind".
CAOIMHÍN   m   Irish
Irish form of KEVIN.
CAOLÁN   m   Irish
From Gaelic caol "slender" combined with the diminutive suffix án.
CAOMH   m   Ancient Irish
Masculine form of CAOIMHE.
CAOMHÁN   m   Ancient Irish
Diminutive of CAOMH. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint.
CARADOC   m   Welsh
Variant of CARADOG.
CARADOG   m   Welsh
Welsh form of CARATACOS. This is the name of several figures in Welsh history and legend, including a 6th-century king of Gwent and a Knight of the Round Table in Arthurian romance.
CARATACOS   m   Ancient Celtic
Derived from the Celtic element car meaning "love". This was the name of a 1st-century British chieftain who rebelled against Roman rule.
CARBREY   m   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of CAIRBRE.
CARBRY   m   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of CAIRBRE.
CAREY   m & f   Irish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Ciardha meaning "descendant of CIARDHA".
CARLISLE   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the name of a city in northern England. The city was originally called by the Romans Luguvalium meaning "stronghold of LUGUS"... [more]
CARLYLE   m   English
Variant of CARLISLE.
CARON   f & m   Welsh
Derived from Welsh caru meaning "to love".
CARRAN   m   English (Rare)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Ó Corraidhín meaning "descendant of CORRAIDHÍN".
CARROL   m   Irish
Variant of CARROLL.
CARROLL   m   Irish
Anglicized form of CEARBHALL. A famous bearer of the surname was Lewis Carroll (1832-1898), whose real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, the author of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'.
CÁRTHACH   m   Irish
Means "loving" in Irish. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint.
CARWYN   m   Welsh
Means "blessed love" from Welsh caru "love" and gwyn "white, fair, blessed".
CARY   m & f   English
Variant of CAREY.
CARYS   f   Welsh
Derived from Welsh caru meaning "love". This is a relatively modern Welsh name, in common use only since the middle of the 20th century.
CASEY   m & f   English, Irish
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cathasaigh meaning "descendant of CATHASACH". This name can be given in honour of Casey Jones (1863-1900), a train engineer who sacrificed his life to save his passengers... [more]
CASS   f & m   English
Short form of CASSANDRA, CASSIDY, and other names beginning with Cass.
CASSIDY   f & m   English (Modern)
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Caiside meaning "descendant of CAISIDE".
CASSIE   f   English
Diminutive of CASSANDRA and other names beginning with Cass.
CATHAIR   m   Irish
Means "battle man" from Gaelic cath "battle" and vir "man".
CATHAL   m   Irish
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.
CATHÁN   m   Irish
Derived from Gaelic cath "battle" combined with a diminutive suffix.
CATHAOIR   m   Irish
Variant of CATHAIR.
CATHASACH   m   Ancient Irish
Means "vigilant" in Irish.
CAVAN   m   English
Either from the name of the Irish county, which is derived from Irish cabhán "hollow", or else from the Irish surname CAVAN.
CEALLACH   m   Irish
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".
CEALLACHÁN   m   Irish
Diminutive of CEALLACH.
CEALLAGH   m   Irish
Variant of CEALLACH.
CEARBHALL   m   Irish
Probably from Gaelic cearbh "hacking with a weapon".
CECIL   m   English
From the Roman name Caecilius (see CECILIA). This was the name of a 3rd-century saint, a companion of Saint Cyprian... [more]
CEDRIC   m   English
Invented by Sir Walter Scott for a character in his novel 'Ivanhoe' (1819). Apparently he based it on the actual name Cerdic, the name of the semi-legendary founder of the kingdom of Wessex in the 6th century... [more]
CEFIN   m   Welsh
Welsh form of KEVIN.
CÉIBHFHIONN   f   Irish Mythology
Means "fair locks" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of an Irish goddess of inspiration.
CEINWEN   f   Welsh
Derived from the Welsh elements cain "lovely" and gwen "white, fair, blessed".
CELYN   m   Welsh
Means "holly" in Welsh.
CENNÉTIG   m   Irish
Old Irish byname meaning "armoured head" or "misshapen head". This was the name of an Irish king, the father of Brian Boru.
CERDIC   m   Anglo-Saxon
Earlier form of CEDRIC, possibly of Brythonic origin.
CERI (1)   m   Welsh
Possibly derived from Welsh caru meaning "to love".
CERI (2)   f   Welsh
Short form of CERIDWEN.
CERIDWEN   f   Welsh
Possibly from Welsh cyrrid "bent" or cerdd "poetry" combined with ven "woman" or gwen "white, fair, blessed". According to medieval Welsh legend this was the name of a sorceress or goddess who created a potion that would grant wisdom to her son Morfan... [more]
CERNUNNOS   m   Celtic Mythology (Latinized)
Means "horned" in Celtic. This was the name of the Celtic god fertility, animals, wealth, and the underworld. He was usually depicted having antlers, and was identified with the Roman god Mercury.
CERRIDWEN   f   Welsh
Variant of CERIDWEN.
CERRIDWYN   f   Welsh
Variant of CERIDWEN.
CERYS   f   Welsh
Variant of CARYS.


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