Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

From an Old Irish element of unknown meaning combined with flaith "ruler, sovereign". Saint Iarlaithe was the founder of a monastery at Tuam in the 6th century.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesIarfhlaith, Iarlaith, Jarlath(Irish)


Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from
Entry added January 21, 2022