Gaulish Submitted Names

These names were used in ancient Gaul (modern France). See Ancient Celtic names for a broader list.
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ABBO m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *abona "river".
ABBULA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *abalo- "apple".
ABREXTA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish rextu- "law, right".
ABRUNA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *bronnio- / *brunnio- "breast, bosom".
ACAUNISSA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish acaunon or acauno- "stone".
ACCO m Gaulish, History
Derived from Gaulish *acu- "swift, quick, fast". Acco was a chief of the Senones in Gaul, who induced his countrymen to revolt against Julius Caesar in 53 BC.
ACULIA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *acu- "quick, fast".
ADBUGISSA f Gaulish
Derived from Proto-Celtic ad- "very" and Gaulish *bugio- meaning "blue".
ADIETUMARUS m Gaulish
Gaulish name, composed of Proto-Celtic ad- "to" and yantu "zeal, jealousy" with māros "great".
ARGIOTALUS m Gaulish
Derived from Proto-Celtic *argyos "white" and *talus "front, forehead".
ARIOGAISOS m Gaulish, History
Derived from Gaulish arios “noble” and *gaisos “spear”. Ariogaisos (flourished in 2nd century AD) was a ruler of the Quadi, a Germanic tribe, during the Marcomannic War.
ARLENO m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish leno- "wood; grove, bosk".
ATEBODWOS m Gaulish
Of Gaulish usage.
ATTALUS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish ate-, itself an intensifying prefix, and talu- "forehead; front; surface".
AXROTALUS m Gaulish
Gaulish name meaning "high forehead", from the Proto-Celtic elements *axkros, *akros "high, noble, great" and *talus "front, forehead".
BANNA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish benna "peak, summit". This word also denoted a sort of carriage with four wheels.
BANNUS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish benna "peak, summit". This word also denoted a sort of carriage with four wheels.
BAUILA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *baua, ultimately from Proto-Celtic *baṷā, "dirt, mud".
BETUA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *betua "birch tree".
BILIUS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish bilio- "tree".
BLANDA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *blando- "soft, sweet" (referring to speaking with a soft or sweet voice).
BOUDIA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish boudi- "victory; advantage, profit; loot".
BOUDIACA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish boudi- "victory; advantage, profit; loot".
BOUDILATIS f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish boudi- "victory; advantage, profit; loot" and latis "hero", ultimately from Gaulish lato- "fury, rage".
BRENNOS m Gaulish, History
Brennos, chieftain of the Senones, led an army of Cisalpine Gauls in their attack on Rome in the Battle of the Allia, in 387 BC. Another Brennos was one of the leaders of the army of Gauls who attempted to invade and settle in the Greek mainland in 278 BC... [more]
BROGIMAROS m Gaulish
Derived from the Proto-Celtic elements *brogis, *mrogis "territory, region" and *māros "great".
CAMULA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *camulos "champion; servant".
CAMULOS m Celtic Mythology, Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *camulos "champion; servant". Camulos was an important god of early Great Britain and Gaul, especially among the Belgae and the Remi, who the Romans equated with Mars.
CANTISMERTA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish cant- "with" and smert "purveyor, carer", this name was probably understood in the sense of "all-purveyor".
CARANTUS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish carantos "loving", the word itself being the present participle of *car- "to love".
CARATA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish carata "beloved", the word itself being the past participle of cara- "to love".
CARMANOS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *carmon- "weasel".
CARMO m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *carmon- "weasel".
CATTA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish cattos "cat".
CATURIX m Gaulish, Celtic Mythology
Derived from Gaulish catu meaning "battle" combined with Gaulish rix meaning "king".... [more]
CAUARIA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish cauaros "champion; hero".
CELUNNO m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *cilurnon "tub, pail, bucket".
CERDO m Gaulish
Of unknown origin and meaning.
CILURNOS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *cilurnon "tub, pail, bucket".
CLOUSTRIA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish clutso- "ear".
CONTESSILO m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish contessos "warm; cordial", ultimately from con- "with" and tess- "warmth".
CONTUINDA f Gaulish
While the second element is derived from Gaulish uindos "white", the first element is derived from Gaulish conto- which is of debated meaning. The meaning "(one) hundred" has been suggested.
CORIA f Gaulish
Of unknown origin and meaning.
CORIUS m Gaulish
Of unknown origin and meaning.
CUDIUS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *cud- / *coud- "concealed, hidden".
DAGO m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish dagos "good".
DAGODUBNOS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish dagos "good" and dubnos "world".
DAGODURNOS m Gaulish
Original Gaulish form of the Latinized Dagodurnus.
DAGODURNUS m Gaulish (Latinized)
Derived from Gaulish dagos "good" and durnos "fist".
DAGOLITUS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish dagos "good" and litu- "festival, celebration, feast".
DAGOMARUS m Gaulish (Latinized)
Derived from Gaulish dagos "good" and maros "great".
DAMOS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish damos "cow; stag, hart".
DOSSO m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish dous- "forearm". The (additional) meaning "hand" has been suggested.
DOUSONNA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish dous- "forearm". The (additional) meaning "hand" has been suggested.
DRUTALOS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *deruos / derua "oak tree" and talu- "forehead; front; surface".
DUBNORIX m Gaulish
Original Gaulish form of the Latinized Dumnorix.
DUNNIUS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish dunno- "brown".
DUNNONIA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish dunno- "brown".
ELANTIA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish elantia "doe, hind".
GAROMAROS m Gaulish
Derived from Proto-Celtic *gāros, *gāri "a shout, call" and *māros "great".
GAROS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish garo- "cry, call".
IANTUMAROS m Gaulish
Derived from Proto-Celtic *yantu "zeal, jealousy" and *māros "great".
IESTINUS m Gaulish (Latinized)
Derived from Gaulish iestinos "bright, shining; handsome, beautiful".
KATUMAROS m Gaulish
Derived from Proto-Celtic *katus "battle" and *māros "great".
KINTUGENOS m Gaulish
Gaulish name meaning "firstborn", derived from the Proto-Celtic elements *kintus, *kentus "first" and *genos "born; family".
KINTUGNATOS m Gaulish
Gaulish name meaning "firstborn", derived from Proto-Celtic *kintus, *kentus "first" and *gnātos "born".
KUNOPENNOS f Gaulish
Derived from Proto-Celtic *kunos, stem of *kū, "dog" and Gaulish pennom or pennos "head".
LENO m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish leno- "wood; grove, bosk".
LEUCA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish leucos meaning "bright; clear; brilliant".
LEUCUS m Gaulish (Latinized)
Derived from Gaulish leucos "bright; clear; brilliant".
LITOGENA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish litu- "festival, celebration, feast" and the Proto-Celtic name element *genos "born; family".
LUBITIATA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish lubitiata, itself the past participle of lubi- "to love".
LUGUSELWA f Gaulish
Gaulish name meaning "possession of Lugus", derived from the name of the god Lugus combined with Proto-Celtic *selwā "possession, property".
LUKOTORIX m Gaulish
Gaulish name, derived from lukoss "mouse" and rix "king". See also Lugotorix.
LUTUMAROS m Gaulish
Derived from the Proto-Celtic elements *lūtu "anger, power" and *māros "great".
MAGURIX m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish magus "child, boy; servant" and rix "king".
MANTA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish manto- / manti- "mouth; jaw".
MANUS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish manus "good".
OCLAUIA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *oclo- "drink".
OCLINOS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *oclo- "drink".
PECCIA f Gaulish
Of unknown origin and meaning.
SAMO m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish samo- "calm; summer".
SAMORIX m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish samo- "calm; summer" and rīx "king".
SCOTTA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish scota "mortise axe".
SCOTTUS m Gaulish
Masculine form of Scotta.
SEGOMAROS m Gaulish
Composed of Proto-Celtic *sego- "force, victory" and *māros "great".
SUCARIA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish sucaros "endearing, lovable; well-beloved, much-beloved", ultimately from Gaulish su "good" and cara "dear, lovable; amiable; (female) friend".
TALOS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish talu- "forehead; front; surface".
TANISIUS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish teno- "heat; fire".
TASCO m Gaulish
Of unknown origin and meaning.
TINUS m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish teno- "heat; fire".
TOCCA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish tocca, itself of uncertain origin and meaning. The meaning "hat" has been suggested.
TOCCUS m Gaulish
Masculine form of Tocca.
UERCASSIUELLAUNOS m Gaulish
Latinization of a Gaulish name. The name of a general of the Averni and cousin of Vercingetorix.
UESUCA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish uesu- "good; worthy".
UINDA f Gaulish
Directly taken from Gaulish uindos "white".
UINDILLA f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish uindos "white".
UISCAREUA f Gaulish
Variant of Uesuca.
URUS m Gaulish (Latinized)
Derived from Gaulish uros "aurochs".
WIROGALOS m Gaulish
Derived from the Proto-Celtic elements *wiros "man" and *galā "valour, ability". It is a cognate of Fearghal.