Irish Submitted Names

Irish names are used on the island of Ireland as well as elsewhere in the Western World as a result of the Irish diaspora. See also about Irish names.
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ABAIGEAL   f   Irish (Rare)
Irish form of Abigail.
ABHLACH   f   Irish
Meaning, "plain of apples" or "of the apples."
ABIAGEAL   f   Irish (Rare)
Irish form of Abigail.
AEDD   m   Welsh, Irish
From the Irish aedh "fire". This name was borne by a king of Ireland.
AEDNAT   f   Irish (Modern, Rare)
Possibly related to Aodh. A minor character in the Cirque du Freak franchise.
AEDUS   m   Irish (Latinized, Archaic)
Possibly a Latinized form of Aodh.... [more]
AFRADAÍTÉ   f   Irish
Irish form of Aphrodite.
AIBHLINN   f   Irish
Irish form of Aveline.
AIBHNE   m   Irish
Irish feminine name of uncertain meaning.... [more]
AIBREANN   f   Irish (Modern, Rare)
Derived from the Irish word for April.
AILERAN   m   Irish
Borne by Ailerán the Wise, Irish scholar and saint.
AILIDH   f   Irish
Diminutive of Ailís.
AILIONÓRA   f   Irish (Rare), Medieval Irish, Anglo-Norman
Irish form of Eleanor (probably via Latin Alienora). This name occurs in medieval Irish annals, belonging to two Anglo-Norman noblewomen living in Ireland. It may or may not have been adopted by Gaels.
AILISH   f   Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Ailí­s.
AINDRIAS   m   Irish
Irish form of Andrew.
AINÉISLIS   m   Irish (Modern, Rare), Medieval Irish
Possibly means "careful, thoughtful" from the Irish negative prefix ain- combined with éislis "negligence, remissness".
AINMIRE   m   Irish
Means "great lord". A king of Tara bore this name.
AISLÍN   f   Irish
Variant of Aisling.
ALABHAOIS   m   Irish
Irish form of Aloysius.
ALACOQUE   f   Irish (Rare)
From the French surname. Its popularity as a name, especially among Catholics, is likely due to Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, V.H.M., a French Roman Catholic nun and mystic, who promoted devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus in its modern form.
ALBIE   m & f   English (Modern), Irish
Short form of Albert, Alba, Albina, Alban and other names beginning with Alb-. Alternatively, it may be a variant of Alby, an Anglicized masculine form of the Irish Gaelic unisex name Ailbhe.
ALLANAH   f   English (Modern), Irish (Modern)
Variant of Alannah. One bearer of this name is former transgender pornographic star Allanah Starr.
ALLEY   f   Irish (Anglicized, Archaic)
Anglicization of Ailidh.
ALLSÚN   f   Irish (Archaic), Medieval Irish
Irish adoption of Alison.
AMARGEIN   m   Irish (Archaic)
Meaning "born of poetry" relating to the modern Irish word amhrán meaning song. Was the name of ancient poet, Amargein Glúingel, who wrote the Song of Amargein and the foster of father of the hero Cú Chulainn, Amargein mac Eccit.
AMBRÓS   m   Irish (Rare, Archaic)
Irish form of Ambrose.
AMHALGHAIDH   m   Irish (Archaic)
Borne by an early king of Munster, and an early king of Connacht. Can be anglicized as Auley or Awley.
Irish form of Andromeda, used in Irish translations of Greek myths.
ANNSTÁS   f   Irish
Irish form of Anastasia.
AODÁN   m   Irish
Younger form of Áedán.
AODHFIN   m   Irish (Rare)
Compound name composed of Aodh "fire" and Fionn "white".
AODHNAIT   f   Irish (Archaic), Medieval Irish
Feminine diminuitive of Aodh. This was "the name of an Irish saint whose feast was kept on 9 November".
AOIBHINN   f   Irish
Either a variant of Aoibheann, or a diminutive of Aoibhe
AOILEANN   f   Irish
AOINE   f   Irish (Modern)
From Irish aoine meaning "Friday", derived from Latin ieiunum. Aoine has only been used as a given name in Ireland in recent times.
ARTAIMÍS   f   Irish
Irish form of Artemis, used in Irish translations of Greek myths.
ATTRACTA   f   Irish, Medieval Irish (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Gaelic name Athracht, which is of uncertain meaning. The Latinization was perhaps influenced by attractus "attracted". This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint who was known as a healer and miracle worker.
AURNIA   f   Irish
This was used as a Latinized form of the name of Orflath (see Órlaith), a daughter of the 12th-century Irish chieftain Donal Og MacCarthy.
AVEN   f   Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicization of the Gaelic name, Aoibheann, which sounds the same.
BADB   f   Irish Mythology, Irish
Means "crow, demon" in early Irish (and may have originally denoted "battle" or "strife"). In Irish myth the Badb was a war goddess who took the form of a crow. She and her sisters, the Morrígan and Macha, were a trinity of war goddesses known collectively as the Morrígna.
BAIBÍN   f   Irish (Archaic)
Diminutive of Báirbre.
BÁINE   f & m   Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Irish Mythology
An Irish name meaning "whiteness, pallor". In Irish Mythology, Báine was a princess, daughter of Tuathal Techtmar, ancestor of the kings of Ireland. "Cailín na Gruaige Báine" and "Bruach na Carraige Báine" are the names of two traditional Irish songs.... [more]
BAOTH   m   Irish
Perhaps related to Beathan. It coincides with a Gaelic word meaning "vain, reckless, wanton, foolish". Other forms are Baothan, Baoithin/Beheen and Baolach. Baoithin was the name of a 7th-century Irish saint from Ennisboyne (originally Inis Boethine), County Wicklow.
Means "foolishly valorous", from the roots baoth "foolish, vain" and galach "valorous".
BEAIRTLE   m   Irish
Irish form of Bartholomew. While rare in Ireland in general, it is popular in Irish-speaking regions (Gaeltachtaí).
BEDELLA   f   Irish, English
Meaning unknown. Possibly a variant of Bedelia, influenced by Della or Bella.
BEINIDICT   m   Irish
Irish form of Benedict.
BENVON   f   Medieval Irish (Anglicized), Irish (Anglicized, Archaic)
Anglicization of Bean Mhumhan, an Irish name allegedly meaning "Lady of Munster".
BENVY   f   Medieval Irish (Anglicized), Irish (Anglicized, Archaic)
Anglicization of Bean Mhidhe, an Irish name allegedly meaning "Lady of Meath".
BERCHAN   m   Irish, Filipino
A well-known saint of the early Irish church was named Berchan the Prophet of Clonsast in King's Co., but often called Brachan by Metathesis. Often used as a surname.
BRADIE   f & m   Irish
Variant of Brady. Possible means "Large Chested"
BRANNAN   m   Irish, English
Variant of Brannon.
BREACÁN   m   Irish
Derived from Gaelic breac "speckled, spotted" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint who was famous as a healer.
BREACNAIT   f   Irish
Means "freckled girl".
BREADA   f   English (Rare), Irish (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Breda.
BREATA   f   Manx, English (British), Irish
Means "strong spirit," or denoted someone from Britain. May be related to Bretta or Bridget.
BRECAN   m   Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Breacán.
BRENNEN   m   English, Irish
Variant of BRENNAN.
BRIDA   f   Irish (Anglicized)
Variant of Breda.
BRIDEY   f   Irish
Variant of Bridie.
BRIDGEEN   f   Irish (Rare), English (Rare)
Possibly an Anglicized form of Brídín.
BRÍDÍN   f   Irish
Diminutive of Bríd.
BRIEGE   f   Irish
Anglicized version of Bríd.
BRÍGA   f   Irish (Rare)
Possibly a Latinized form of Bríd or Brígh.
BRÍGHDÍN   f   Irish (Rare)
Diminutive of Bríghde or Brighid. See also Brídín.
BRIOCÁN   m   Irish
Meaning unknown, perhaps related to Bhreacain (see Brecan). This was the name of a saint from the 5th century AD, who brought christianity to the village Rosmuck in Ireland.
BRONA   f   Irish (Anglicized), English
Anglicized form of Brónach.
BUADHACH   m   Irish
Derived from Irish buaidh meaning "victory" (compare Boudicca, Buddug). It is Anglicized as Victor.
BURIANA   f   Irish (Anglicized)
This was the name of an Irish saint who lived during the 6th-century, a hermit in St Buryan, near Penzance, Cornwall. She is identified with the Irish Saint Bruinsech.
CACHT   f   Irish
The name of multiple Irish queens
CADHLA   f & m   Irish
Means "beautiful" or "handsome".
CAÍLTE   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Older form of Caoilte, possibly derived from Irish caol meaning "slender". In Irish legend Caílte was a warrior of the Fianna and their foremost poet. He killed the god Lir in battle during the war between the gods.
CAINE   m   Irish (Anglicized)
Variant of Kane.
CAINNECH   f   Irish
CAIREALL   m   Irish
The meaning of this name is unknown.... [more]
CAITIE   f   Irish, English, Scottish
Short form or variant form of Caitlin, Caitriona, Cait, or other names beginning with Cait
CÁITÍN   f   Irish (Rare)
Diminutive of Cáit.
CAITRÍN   f   Irish (Rare)
Short form of Caitríona.
CALLEN   m   Irish, English
Variant of CALLAN.
CALLOWAY   m   Irish
Irish surname
CANE   m   English, Irish
Variant of Kane.
CAOILTE   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Variant of Caílte.
CAOIMHINN   f   Irish (Rare)
Feminine form of Caoimhín.
CARÁL   f   Irish
CARBERY   m   Irish
CATHAIRMAC   m   English, Irish
Means "son of Cathair" from the Gaelic cath "battle", and vir "man", mac from Gaelic meaning "son'. This is the middle name A`ine Cooney created for her giant son to honor his dead father, Cathair, in Thomas J. Chancellor's Civil War novel Men of Honor.
CATHMHAOL   m   Irish
CATHRIONA   f   Irish
Variant of Catriona.
CATIE   f   English (Rare), Irish
Variant of Katie more often used as a diminutive of names beginning with C, such as Catherine or Caitlin.
CATRAOINE   f   Irish
Variant of Caitrín.
CEALLAN   m   Scottish, Irish
Found in Irish History and is a modern place name in Scotland. Possibly related to the Gaelic name Ceallach. Wanted to name my son Kelly (Wife thought it was a girls name) and came across this place name in Scotland... [more]
CEARBHAILL   m   Irish
Variant of Cearbhall.
CERIN   m   English, Irish, Scottish
Means "little dark one" in Gaelic.
CESSAIR   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Allegedly means "affliction, sorrow". According to Irish legend Cessair was a granddaughter of Noah who died in the great flood. The name also belonged to a Gaulish princess who married the Irish high king Úgaine Mór in the 5th or 6th century BC.
CIANA   f   Irish, Theatre, English
Feminised form of the Irish masculine name Cian.... [more]
CIARNAN   m   Irish
Variant of Kiernan.
CIARRA   f   English, Irish
Variant of Ciara.
CIAVA   f   Irish (Rare)
A variant of Caoimhe
CIONNFHAOLADH   m & f   Irish
Means "wolf head" from Gaelic. It is traditionally masculine.
CLIODNA   f   Irish
Variant of Clíodhna.
CÓILÍN   m   Irish
Meaning, "faithful to pledges."
COIREALL   m   Irish
Rarely used as an Irish form of Cyril.
COLERAINE   m   Irish (Anglicized, Rare)
Coleraine is a town in Northern Ireland. It's meaning is "Nook of the ferns". It was once a title held by the Hanger family of Driffield, Gloucestershire, England. It was also a given name in the Vansittart family of Shottesbrooke, Berkshire, England.
COLGA   m   Irish (Rare)
From Irish colg, meaning "thorn" or "sword".
COLLA   m   Scottish, Irish, Irish Mythology
This is said to have been the name of three warrior brothers who founded the Irish kingdom of Airgialla and whose descendents ruled the Scottish kingdom of Dal Riada. ... [more]
COLM-CILLE   m   Irish
From Saint Colm-Cille (Saint Columba in English). Middle name of American-Australian actor and film director Mel Gibson.
CONAL   m   Irish
Variant of Conall.
CONGHAL   m   Irish
CONLAODH   m   Irish (Rare)
From the old Irish name Conláed (see Conleth).
CONLON   m & f   Irish
Conlon is a surname of Irish origin and like most surnames, it may sometimes be used as a first name. The name may be derived from two Irish Gaelic words "Con" (the genitive case of Cú, meaning "hound") and "Lón" meaning lion - thereby implying a person who has the characteristics of a lion born of a hound - strength and speed... [more]
CONNERY   m & f   Irish (Anglicized), English (Modern)
From a surname that was the Anglicized form of Ó Conraoi, meaning "descendant of Cú Raoi." Cú Raoi is an Old Irish name meaning "hound of the plain."... [more]
Irish form of Constantinus (see Constantine).
CONVAL   m   Irish
CORKY   m & f   Irish, American
Nickname used for descendents of Cork, Ireland.... [more]
CREIG   m   Scottish, Irish
From gaelic for rock or crag. The Scottish spelling is Craig
CREVAN   m   Irish
Anglicized form of the Irish name Criomhthann, from Old Irish crimthan meaning "fox". A variant, Crimhthain, was the original name of Saint Columba.
CRÍONNA   f   Irish (Modern)
From Irish críonna, meaning "wise". It has only been used as a given name in recent times.
CRIOSTÓIR   m   Irish
Irish form of Christopher.
CRISTÍN   f   Irish
Irish form of Christine which was "brought into Scotland by Queen Margaret, and into Ireland by the Anglo-Normans."
CRISTÍONA   f   Irish
Irish form of Christina, which was "brought into Scotland by Queen Margaret, and into Ireland by the Anglo-Normans."
CROWLEY   m   English, Irish
Means either "crow clearing" or "crow wood" in English.... [more]
CUEN   m   Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Cuán.
DACEY   f & m   Irish, English
pet form of Candace... [more]
DAHY   m & f   English (Rare), Irish (Rare)
Transferred use of this surname Dahy.
DAIMHÍN   m   Irish, English (Rare)
Means "bard".
DAINÉIL   m   Irish
Irish form of Daniel.
DALLÁN   m   Irish
Means "little blind one", from Irish dall "blind" combined with a diminutive suffix. The nickname was borne by an Irish poet saint of the 6th century.
DARERCA   f   Irish
Saint Darerca of Ireland was a sister of Saint Patrick.
DAYRE   m & f   Irish
Variant and Anglicization of Daire
DEAGHADH   m   Irish
Personal name of uncertain origin. It may be a compound of deagh- ‘good’ + ádh ‘luck’, ‘fate’.
DÉAGLÁN   m   Irish
Original Gaelic form of Declan.
DEARBHLA   f   Irish
Variant of Dervla, the spelling perhaps influenced by Irish dearbh "true".
DEMPSEY   m & f   Irish, English
From the Gaelic surname Ó Díomasaigh meaning "descendant of Díomasach". The byname Díomasach meant "proud, haughty", derived from díomas "pride".
DIANAIMH   f   Irish (Rare), Medieval Irish
Derived from Irish díainim "spotless, unblemished".
DINEEN   f & m   Irish (Rare)
Meaning "judged," or from the surname Duinnín, meaning "brown-haired"
DONALL   m   Irish
Variant of Donal.
DONARD   m   Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Dónart, though the name could also be a contraction or corruption of Domangard (which is ultimately of the same etymological origin). Also compare the medieval Breton (i.e. fellow Celtic) given name Duenerth, which has been gallicized to Donnard and Donnart in France.... [more]
DÓNART   m   Irish
Modern Irish form of Domhanghart.
DONLEAVY   m   Irish (Anglicized, Archaic)
Means "brown of the hill"
DONNACHA   m   Irish
Variant of Donncha.
DUBHAGÁIN   m   Irish
Meaning, "dark" or "black."
DUIBHÍN   f   Irish (Rare)
Derived from Gaelic dubh "dark, black" combined with a diminutive suffix.
DÚNLAITH   f   Irish (Rare), Medieval Irish
Means "princess of the fort" from Irish dún "fort" combined with flaith "princess".
DUVESSA   f   Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Dubh Essa, which possibly meant "dark-haired nurse" (i.e., "Black Essa"). It was fairly common in Ireland in the 13th and 14th centuries. This spelling occurs in M. J. Molloy's comic play 'The Wooing of Duvessa' (1964).
Derived from from Gaelic each "horse" and marcach "rider", "knight".
Variant of Eachmarcach.
EALGA   f   Irish (Rare)
Means "noble, brave", taken from the Irish Inis Ealga "Noble Isle", which was a poetic name for Ireland.
EAMONN   m   Irish, Scottish Gaelic
Variant of Éamonn.
ÉANÁN   m   Irish
EARCÁN   m   Irish
EARNÁN   m   Irish
Irish variation of Ernest.
ECHMARCACH   m   Irish
Variant of Eachmarcach.
EDEL   f   Irish
Short form of Edelweiss, the name of a mountain flower, derived from the German edel, "noble" and weiß, "white". In Ireland this name is given in honour of Irish missionary Edel Quinn (1907-1944), who was made a Venerable in 1994... [more]
EDELE   f   Irish
EIBBÁN   m   Irish
ÉIBHLEANN   f   Irish
Allegedly derived from Old Irish óiph "beauty, radiance". It is also considered the Irish form of Helen, although it is sometimes anglicized as Evelyn.
EIBHLIS   f   Irish
Anglicized form of Eilís.
EIFA   f   Irish
Variant of Aoife.
EILÉANÓIR   f   Irish
Irish form of Eleanor.
ÉILEICTRE   f   Irish
Irish form of Electra used in Irish translations of Greek myth.
ÉILÍS   f   Irish
Irish form of Elizabeth.
EILÍSE   f   Irish
Variant of Eilís.
EILLEY   f   Irish
The meaning of this name is Beautiful Bird.
EILY   f   Irish, English
Most likely a 19th-century Anglicisation of Eilidh.
EIMÍLE   f   Irish (Archaic)
Irish form of Emily.
EINÍN   f   Irish
"Little Bird"
EION   m   Irish, Scottish
Gaelic form of John.
EIRINN   f   Irish (Rare)
Variant of Eireann.
EISTIR   f   Medieval Irish, Irish (Archaic)
Irish form of Esther. This name used to be "given to children born about Easter".
EITHNA   f   Irish
Variant of Eithne.
EOCHAID   m   Irish
Means "horse rider" in Irish.
EOCHO   m   Irish
Diminutive of Eochaid
ERINA   f   Irish
Latinate form of Erin.
ETHENIA   f   Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicization of Eithne.
EUNA   f   Irish (Anglicized), Scottish, English (Rare)
Anglicized form of Úna or Ùna.
EUNAN   m   Irish
Variation of Adomnán used to refer to St. Eunan.
EVANNA   f   Welsh, Irish, Scottish, English
Feminine form of EVAN. Alternatively, it could be derived from an Irish word meaning "young warrior" or a Scottish word meaning "right handed; strong."
EVENY   m & f   Irish (Anglicized)
An Anglicization of the historically male Irish name Aibhne.
EVER   m & f   Irish (Anglicized), English (Modern)
Simply from the English word ever, derived from Old English æfre (which may have been a contraction of the phrase a in feore "ever in life").... [more]
FAELA   f   Portuguese (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Irish
Faela is a diminutive for Rafaela.
FAINCHE   f   Irish (Rare), Irish Mythology
Derived from Irish fuinche meaning "scald-crow" or "black fox". It occurs in Irish myth as the name of the daughter of Dáire Derg and mother of the three Fothads by a warrior called Mac Nia... [more]
FANCHEA   f   Irish (Latinized)
Latinized form of Fainche. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint who founded the convent at Rossory.
FARRICK   m   Irish
An old Irish name meaning "Phantom King".
FEARFEASA   m   Irish (Archaic)
Means "man of knowledge", derived from the Gaelic elements fear "man" and fios "knowledge" (genitive feasa).
FEARGAL   m   Irish
Anglicized form of Fearghal
FEARY   m   Irish (Rare)
Anglicized form of Fiacra
FEENA   f   Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Fiadhnait.
FEHIN   m   Irish
Anglicization of Feichín.
FÉILIM   m   Irish (Rare)
Variant form of FEIDHELM meaning ”beauty” or “ever good.” Three kings of Munster bore the name. Feidhelm Mac Crimthainn was both a king of Munster and a Bishop of Cashel. He contested the sovereignty of Ireland with the O’Neill kings... [more]
FELIMY   m   Irish (Anglicized, Rare)
Anglicized form of FEIDHLIMIDH.
FENNORE   f   Irish (Anglicized, Rare, Archaic)
Anglicized form of Fionnúir, a modern shortening of Finnabhair (see Findabhair).
FERGHUS   m   Irish
Variant of Fergus.
FERRIS   m   English, Irish, Scottish
Irish and Scottish surname derived from Ó Fearghuis or Ó Fearghasa "descendant of Fearghas". It is also an English surname, a variant of the surname Farrar "ironsmith" (ultimately derived from Latin ferrum "iron").... [more]
FÉTHNAID   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Of uncertain origin and meaning.... [more]
FI   f & m   English, Irish
Shortened form of Fiona, Finnian, and other names that combine this element. Used more often as a nickname or pet name.
FIA   f   Irish (Modern, Rare)
Irish word for the singular of "deer" (plural is "fianna"). Used as a feminine name in modern Ireland. Name of one of the characters of the popular Irish language soap opera, Ros na Rún
FÍACC   m   Irish
Old Irish name, derived from fiach "raven" (compare Fiech, Fechín, Fiachna, Fiachra).
FIACH   m   Irish
Gaelic name meaning "raven" (see Fiachra). Fiach MacHugh O'Byrne was the chief of Clann O Bhroin, or the O'Byrne clan, during the Elizabethan conquest of Ireland.
FIACHADH   m   Irish
FIACRA   m   Irish (Rare)
Variant of Fiachra.
FIADH   f   Irish (Modern)
From the Old Irish word fiadh which originally meant "wild" in the sense of a wild animal, and often in the sense of a wild deer. It appears in the Modern Irish word fiadhúrla "wildlife".
FIADHNAIT   f   Irish
Means "fawn" from Gaelic fiadh "deer" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of two early Irish saints, among them "a saintly Irish virgin whose festival was celebrated on 4 January".
FIANA   f   Irish
Variant spelling of Fianna.
FIANNA   f   Irish (Modern)
From the name of a band of warrior heroes in Irish legend. It literally means "soldiers" or "warriors" in Irish (from Proto-Celtic *weino-s "hero", and ultimately related to Irish fine "family group"); the name of the political party Fianna Fáil, for example, means "warriors of Fál" (Fál being a legendary name for Ireland).... [more]
FIECH   m   Irish
Derived from Gaelic fiach meaning "raven". The name of a late 5th-early 6th century Irish Bishop in Leinster. Reputed to have written the "Metrical Life of Saint Patrick". Distinct from the 7th century patron saint of gardeners.
FINDABHAIR   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Popularly claimed to be an Irish cognate of Gwenhwyfar (see Guinevere), it may actually mean "fair-browed" from Old Irish find "white, fair" and abair "a brow" (or "eyelash")... [more]
FINIAN   m   Irish
Variant of Finnian.
FINNIGAN   m   Irish, English (Modern)
Variant of Irish surname Finnegan.
FIO   f   English, Irish, Italian
This is a diminutive / nickname for names beginning with Fio like Fiona or Fiorella.
FIONÁN   m   Irish
Variant of Fionnán.
FIONNÚIR   f   Irish (Modern)
Usual modern Irish form of Finnabhair (see Findabhair) in which "the b is altogether suppressed, on account of aspiration" (Joyce, 1873). The ending has sometimes been associated with the word úir "earth" (the modern form of Old Irish íriu, a relative of Ériu).
FIONNULA   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Variant of Fionnghuala (see Fionnuala). A known bearer of this name is the Irish actress Fionnula Flanagan (b. 1941).
FIONTÁN   m   Irish
Variant of Fionntan.
FÓDHLA   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Variant of Fódla.
FORAOISA   f   Irish
Feminine form of Foraoise, which means forest in Irish.
FORAOISE   m   Irish
From the Irish word "foraoise," meaning forest.
FORBA   m & f   Irish, Scottish
The Irish meaning for Forba is "owns the fields," while the Scottish meaning for Forba is "headstrong. The Irish Forba is masculine, while the Scottish Forba is feminine.
GABHÁN   m   Irish
GAIBRIAL   m   Irish
Irish form of Gabriel.
GARAIDH   m   Scottish Gaelic, Irish
Of uncertain origin and meaning. It is commonly Anglicized as Gary and Garry.
GARVIN   m   Irish (Anglicized), Scottish (Anglicized), Scottish Gaelic (Anglicized)
Derived from the surname of Garvin, which is an anglicized Gaelic surname. Its original Gaelic form is Gairbhith, which means "rough (or cruel) fate", derived from Gaelic garbh meaning "rough" or "cruel" combined with Gaelic bith meaning "fate" and possibly also "ill fortune".
GEILÉIS   f   Irish
Modern Gaelic form of Gelgéis.
GNÍMH   m   Irish, Scottish
From Gaelic word meaning "action."
GOUGH   m   Welsh (Rare), Irish (Rare)
Welsh: nickname for a red-haired person, from Welsh coch ‘red’.... [more]
GRIZETTA   f   Irish (Rare, Archaic), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare, Archaic)
Apparently a Northern Irish variant of Griselda. A Grizetta Gowdy Knox (born circa 1800) died in County Down, Northern Ireland in 1866.... [more]
HANORA   f   Irish
Irish variant of Honora.
HENNESSEY   m & f   Irish
Derived from the surname Hennessey.
HIGHLADD   m   Irish, Scottish, English
May be from Gaelic Slang word "lad" meaning "boy (man)". Or from the mountain range in Scotland, the Highlands. Also may mean "great boy" in Gael Slang.
HURRISH   m   Irish, Literature
Irish dialectical variant of Horatio, according to the Anglo-Irish writer Emily Lawless in her novel 'Hurrish' (1886).
IARLA   m   Irish
IASÓN   m   Irish
Biblical Irish form of the name Jason, which appears in both The Acts and Romans in the Irish language bible.
IDA   f   Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Íde.
IERÓIM   m   Irish
Irish form of Jerome.
IRIAL   m   Irish Mythology, Irish (Rare)
Irial Fáid was a legendary High King of Ireland.
ISANNAY   f   Irish (Anglicized, Rare, Archaic)
Obscure and obsolete Irish variant of Ismay.... [more]
ÍSIS   f   Icelandic (Rare), Irish, Portuguese (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic, Irish and Portuguese form of Isis.
IÚILEÁN   m   Irish (Rare)
Irish form of Iulianus (see Julian). Also compare Iúile.
KEALAN   m   Irish
Irish meaning for Kealan is Slender
KEALI   m & f   Irish
Warrior, Dweller from the meadow near the woods.
KEIRS   m   Irish (Anglicized, Modern, Rare)
Masculine form of Keira.
KELHAM   m   English (Rare), Irish (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Kelham.
KELLAN   m   Irish (Anglicized)
Variant of Kelan.
KELLIN   m & f   Irish (Anglicized)
Variation of Kelan.
KELSO   m & f   English, Irish
From the surname Kelso.
KERRILL   m   Irish, English
Anglicised form of Caireall.
KERWIN   m   Irish
Taken from the Irish surname Kerwin, an alternative spelling of Kirwan. This appears to have been derived from the Old Gaelic Ciardubháin, a name formed from the combination of the roots ciar and dubhain, both of which are said to mean "black".... [more]
KEVINA   f   Irish (Rare)
Feminine form of Kevin.
KIELAN   f & m   Irish
Anglicization of caoilfhionn, sometimes used as a masculine name
KIERNAN   m   English (Modern), Irish
From an Irish surname, the Anglicized form of the Gaelic Mac Thighearnáin, which means "son of Tighearnán".
KILIANUS   m   Irish (Latinized), Medieval Dutch, Dutch (Rare)
Latinized form of Cillian via its variant form Kilian. When this given name first came into use in the Netherlands during the Middle Ages, it was given in honour of saint Kilian, who is generally known as sint Kilianus in Dutch.
KINNIA   f   Spanish, Theology, Irish
Name of St. Kinnia. Irish maiden baptized by St. Patrick. She is venerated in County Louth, Ireland.
KIRLEY   m   Irish
KITTEN   f   Irish
Derived from the name Katherine, or Katrina, meaning a small Cat, like the small meaning of it's longer names
KYAN   m   African American, English (Modern), Irish, Dutch
Possibly derived from the Yoruba name Kayin, which apparently means "a long-awaited child".... [more]
KYLLIAN   m   Irish, French
Variant of Killian.
LABHRAÍN   f   Irish
Feminine form of Labhrás.
LACHTNÁN   m   Irish
Diminutive of Lachtna.
LAISRÉN   m   Irish
Either from Irish lasair (meaning "flame") or an Irish form of Lazarus.
LANE   f & m   Irish
From a surname meaning "descendant of Luan", a given name meaning "warrior".
LAOIBHSE   f   Irish (Rare)
Variant of Laoise.
LAOISEACH   m   Irish (Rare)
Derived from the Irish place name Laois. County Laois (formerly spelt as Laoighis or Leix) lies in the province of Leinster, east-central Ireland. It could be a masculine form of Laoise.
LARAGH   f   Irish
Irish feminine given name that is derived from the name of a village or a townland, but it is unclear which one exactly, as there are two villages and three townlands by the name of Laragh in Ireland... [more]
LASAIRFHÍONA   f   Ancient Irish, Irish
Derived from Irish lasair "flame" (compare Laisrén) and‎ fíona "of wine" (from Old Irish fín "wine", from Latin vinum).
LASAIRÍONA   f   Irish
Variant of Lasairfhíona.
LASSARINA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of Lasairfhíona.
LAZARAS   m   Irish
Irish form of Lazarus.
LÉANA   f   Irish
Irish form of Helena.
LOCKARD   m   Irish
LONGARAD   m   Irish
LOURDA   f   English (British, Rare), Irish (Rare)
Possibly an Anglicized form of Lourdes.
LUGHÁN   m   Irish
Diminutive of Lugh.
LUIGHSEACH   f   Irish
Variant of Luigsech, anglicized as Lucy.
LYAM   m   Irish, English, French
Variant of Liam
MACDHA   m   Irish
Means "virile" or "manly" in Gaelic.
MACHA   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly from Proto-Celtic *makajā "plain (level country)". In Irish legend this was the name of a war goddess, sister of the Morrígan and the Badb. She was the legendary founder of Eṁain Ṁacha, seat of the Ulster king Conchobar mac Nessa, and her name survives in the Irish place name Armagh which was originally Ard Mhacha "Macha's height".
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