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GenderMasculine
UsageIrish
PronouncedPron.KA-hal
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Meaning & History

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.
VariantCahal

Categories

saints, war
Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute