Ancient Celtic Submitted Names

These names were used by the Celtic peoples who occupied Europe and the British Isles. See also about Ancient Celtic names.
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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".
Áedacán m Old Irish
Ancient Irish masculine name meaning "fire".
Amashilu m Ancient Celtic
A Lepontic name.
Ambiorix m Ancient Celtic, History
Continental Celtic name, derived from Celtic ambio "enclosure" (or ambi "around, about" or ambitio "rich") combined with Celtic rix "king." This was the name of one of the two kings of a Gaulish tribe called the Eburones, who was famous for revolting against Julius Caesar in 54 BC (which eventually led to the extermination of the Eburones).
Annagán m Old Irish
From the word Annadh "delay" combined with the diminutive suffix án
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".
Artebudz m Ancient Celtic
Possibly means "bear penis" in Noric.
Artognou m Brythonic
Derived from Proto-Brythonic *arθ “bear”, ultimately from Proto-Celtic *artos, and *gnọw “knowledge”, ultimately from Proto-Celtic *gnāwos.
Artula f Ancient Celtic
Artula is a diminutive from the Gaulish word artos "bear". It is probably the source of the Latin name Ursula---in an inscription from Trier a woman called Artula with her daughter Ursula is recorded.
Arvirargus m Ancient Celtic, Literature
Possibly a Latinized form of an old Celtic name, composed of the elements ard "high, paramount" and rhaig "king". This was the name of a legendary, possibly historical, British king of the 1st century AD... [more]
Ataegina f Celtic Mythology, Ancient Celtic
The name of a goddess worshiped by the ancient Iberians, Lusitanians, and Celtiberians. Her name possibly comes from the proto-Celtic *atte- and *geno- which together mean "reborn", or else *ad-akwī- meaning "night".
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".
Belena f Ancient Celtic, German, Danish, Celtic Mythology
Latinized feminine form of Belenus. Belena was the wife of the Gaulish solar god Belenus and the goddess of the sun and the beginning summer.
Beollán m Old Irish, Medieval Irish
Derived from Old Irish beoll "(glowing) fire" and the diminutive suffix -án. Beollán mac Ciarmaic (died 969) was a king of Brega.
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).
Bleiddudd m Old Welsh
Welsh form of the Brythonic name *Bledjojüd- meaning "wolf lord", from Proto-Brythonic *blėð meaning "wolf" (Welsh blaidd) and *jʉð meaning "lord" (Welsh udd).
Boduognatos m Ancient Celtic
Derived from Celtic boduus or boduo(s) "crow" combined with gnato, which can mean both "knowing, intelligent" and "son."
Boidmal m Old Irish
Derived from Old Irish buaid meaning "victory, profit" and mál "noble, chief".
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".
Branagán m Old Irish
From the word bran "raven" combined with the diminutive suffix -án
Brangen m Old Irish
Derived from the Archaic or Primitive Irish ᚁᚏᚐᚅᚑᚌᚓᚅᚔ (Branogeni) meaning "raven clan".
Braon m Old Irish
Derived from bráen "rain, moisture, drop"
Braonán m Old Irish
Derived from bráen "rain, moisture, drop" and the diminutive suffix an
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]
Briamail m Medieval Welsh, Brythonic
Old Welsh form of the Brythonic name *Brigomaglos, which was composed of the Proto-Celtic elements *brigos, *brigā meaning "might, power" and *maglos "chief, noble".
Brogimaros m Gaulish
Derived from the Proto-Celtic elements *brogis, *mrogis "territory, region" and *māros "great".
Cadhan m Old Irish, Irish Mythology
Gaelic byname meaning "barnacle goose". In Irish legend Cadhan was a hero who slayed a monster with the help of his hound.
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".
Caochlaoch m Old Irish
Means "blind hero/warrior". From caoch "blind" and laoch "hero, warrior".
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".
Cartimandua f History, Ancient Celtic
Celtic name, in which the second element is mandu "pony, colt, filly". The first element is less certain, perhaps from karti "drive out", or it may mean "clean, sleek". This was the name of a 1st-century queen of the Brigantes.
Cassivellaunus m Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Means "The Passionate Leader".
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]
Catuvellaunus m Brythonic
"The One Who mnos Leads welnā in Battle katu".
Catuvolcos m Ancient Celtic
The first element of this name is derived from Celtic catu "battle." The second element is probably derived from Proto-Celtic volkio "to wash, to bathe." It might also refer to the Volcae, a continental Celtic tribe.
Catuvolcus m Ancient Celtic (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Catuvolcos. A bearer of this name was Catuvolcus, one of the two kings of a Gaulish tribe called the Eburones. In 54 BC, he committed suicide by poisoning himself.
Cauaria f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish cauaros "champion; hero".
Ceanndubhán m Old Irish
Means "little black-headed one", from cenn "head", dub "black" and the diminutive suffix -án.
Céirín m Old Irish
From a diminutive of ciar "dark"
Celunno m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *cilurnon "tub, pail, bucket".
Cennfinn m Old Irish
Derived from the Proto-celtic name Kʷennowindos meaning "white head".
Cerdo m Gaulish
Of unknown origin and meaning.
Certán m Old Irish
Old Irish name, possibly meaning "humming sound". See also Kjartan.
Ciardhubhán m Old Irish
From Gaelic ciar "dark" and dub "black" combined with the diminutive suffix án.
Cilurnos m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *cilurnon "tub, pail, bucket".
Cingetorix m Ancient Celtic, History
Derived from Celtic cingeto "marching men, warriors" combined with Celtic rix "king." This name was borne by one of the four kings of Kent in 54 BC.
Ciniod m Ancient Celtic
Variant of Cináed. ... [more]
Cionnfhaoladh m Old Irish
Derived from cenn "head" and faol "wolf"
Cloustria f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish clutso- "ear".
Cnámh m Old Irish (?), Irish
Means "bone".
Cochlán m Old Irish
Derived from the word cochal "cape, hood"
Coigleach m Old Irish
Means "untidy"
Comhaltán m Old Irish
Diminutive of comhalta "foster brother"
Conghalach m Old Irish
Means "valiant"
Conmarch m Breton (Archaic), Old Welsh, Medieval French
Old Breton con, Middle Welsh kyn "(war)hound, elevated one" + Old Welsh, Old Breton march "stallion, steed".
Connmhach m Old Irish
Derived from Gaelic connmach "head-smashing".
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.
Cúbhuidhe m Old Irish
Means "yellow hound" in Gaelic.
Cudius m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *cud- / *coud- "concealed, hidden".
Cuire m Old Irish
From Old Irish cuire meaning "a throng or multitude, a troop or company".
Cúmheadha m Old Irish
Old Irish name derived from "wolf, hound" in combination with a second element of unknown meaning (possibly the place name Meadha).
Cunorix m Ancient Celtic
Derived from Old Celtic koun "hound" combined with Celtic rix "king." The name might also be a form of Cyneric (see Kendrick).
Cynedyr m Old Welsh
Character that appears in Arthurian Romance
Cynfarch m Old Welsh
Means “Cheif-Horse” in welsh, this was a legendary Duke then king of Cornwall
Dachuna f Ancient Celtic, History (Ecclesiastical)
The name of a medieval saint venerated in Cornwall, who was probably a Celtic Briton.
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".
Dagorix m Ancient Celtic
Means "good king", derived from Celtic dago "good, kind" combined with Celtic rix "king."
Damos m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish damos "cow; stag, hart".
Derbforgaill f Old Irish, Irish Mythology
From Gaelic Der bForgaill, which apparently meant "daughter of Forgall". It may be an earlier form of Dearbháil or Deirbhile... [more]
Díomasach m Old Irish
Means "proud"
Dochartach m Old Irish
Means "obstructive"
Domhanghart m Old Irish, Medieval Irish
Contracted form of the early medieval Irish given name Domhan-Gabh-Art, which is said to mean "I take Art from the world (to serve his Heavenly Master)" in Irish. The name consists of Irish domhan meaning "the world", Irish gabh meaning "I take" and the given name Art.
Donnagán m Old Irish
From a diminutive of donn "brown". In this case it means brown haired person
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.
Druian m Ancient Celtic, Old Norse
Old Norse form of an unknown Gaelic name, of uncertain origin and meaning.
Drustanus m Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Latinized form of Drustan. It appears in a 6th-century tombstone inscription (“Drustanus lies here, the son of Cunomorus”) and many scholars have thought to identify Drustanus with the Tristan of Celtic legend... [more]
Drutalos m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *deruos / derua "oak tree" and talu- "forehead; front; surface".
Dub m & f English (American), Ancient Celtic
In North America the name Dub is most often used by men with a name beginning with the letter W, such as William and Walter.... [more]
Dubnorix m Gaulish
Original Gaulish form of the Latinized Dumnorix.
Duibheannach m Old Irish
Uncertain meaning perhaps composed of the Celtic elements dub meaning "black" and eanach meaning "marshy place".
Duibhuidhir m Old Irish
Comprised of the elements dub "black" and odhar "sallow, tawny"
Dumnagual m Medieval Welsh, Brythonic
Old Welsh cognate of Gaelic Domhnall, derived from a Celtic name composed of the elements *dubnos meaning "world" and *‎walos "prince, chief".
Dunnius m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish dunno- "brown".
Dunnonia f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish dunno- "brown".
Eachna f Irish Mythology, Old Irish
Possibly derived from the Ancient Irish word each meaning "steed; horse". In Irish mythology Eachna is daughter of a king of Connacht. She was renowned for both her beauty and her fashion sense.
Éaladhach m Old Irish
Means "ingenious"
Eichthighearn m Old Irish
Means "horse lord". From each "horse" and tigerna "lord, ruler"
Eiludd m Old Welsh
Welsh form of the old Celtic name *Elujüd- meaning "many lords", from Proto-Celtic *ėl meaning "second, other; all" and *jʉð meaning "lord" (Middle Welsh udd "lord"; compare Bleiddudd, Gruffudd, Maredudd)... [more]
Elantia f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish elantia "doe, hind".
Eporedorix m Ancient Celtic
Derived from the Celtic element epo(s) "horse", combined with redo "to travel, to run" and rix "king." The name would thus mean "king of the running horses" - perhaps "king of the cavalry" is a little bit more appropriate... [more]
Epponina f Ancient Celtic, History
Likely derived from the Celtic element epo(s) "horse", and perhaps a derivative of the name of the Brythonic and Gaulish goddess Epona. Epponina or Eponina was the virtuous wife of the 1st-century Gallo-Roman rebel Julius Sabinus.
Ernóc m Old Irish
Diminutive of Ernán.
Essa f Old Irish
Means "nurse" in Gaelic.
Esuvia f Ancient Celtic, Celtic Mythology
Gaulish name, the feminine form of Esvios via its Latinized form Esuvius. It is presumably related to Esuvii, the name of a Gaulish tribe, and the Gaulish theonym Esus.
Faoiltiarna Old Irish
Derived from Irish Gaelic faol "wolf" (compare Faolán) and tighearna "lord" or "mistress" (compare Tighearnach)... [more]
Fasach f & m Old Irish
From Old Irish fásach‎ ("uninhabited place, waste, wilderness"), from fás ("empty, void, vacant, deserted, uninhabited").
Fiacha m Old Irish
Means "ravens".
Filtiarn m Old Irish
Means "lord of the wolves" from Gaelic fáel "wolf" combined with tigern "lord".
Flaitheamh m Old Irish
Means "ruler". From flaith "lord".
Fógartach m Old Irish
Means "proclaimed". Compare "announced" in Irish, D'fhógair
Foghlaidh m Old Irish
Means "pirate, marauder, plunderer"
Frwdwr m Old Welsh
Derived from the Middle Welsh ffrwd meaning "stream" and dwfr, dwr meaning "water".
Fursey m Old Irish, History
Possibly derived from Latin virtus "virtue" via Old Irish firt. Saint Fursey was an early medieval Irish monk and visionary whose "celebrated visions had considerable influence on dream literature of the later Middle Ages", including Dante's 'Divine Comedy'.
Garomaros m Gaulish
Derived from Proto-Celtic *gāros, *gāri "a shout, call" and *māros "great".
Garos m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish garo- "cry, call".
Gealbhán m Old Irish
Means "bright fair one". From geal "bright" and ban "white, fair".
Gelgéis f Old Irish, Medieval Irish
Means "bright swan" in Old Irish, from geal "bright" and geiss "swan".
Goeznoveus m Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Latinized form of a Celtic name meaning "(having) knowledge of vision". This was the name of an early Breton saint from Cornwall.
Gráinde f Old Irish
Old Irish form of Gráinne.
Gwynllyw m Old Welsh
From Welsh gwyn "white" and llyw "leader". This was the name of a Welsh king, also known as Woolos.
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".
Ifearnán m Old Irish
Means "demon" from a diminutive of Gaelic ifreann "hell".
Ineqaglas m Old Irish
Primitive Irish name derived from the Proto-Celtic *enekʷom meaning “face" and *glastos meaning “green, blue”.
Katumaros m Gaulish
Derived from Proto-Celtic *katus "battle" and *māros "great".
Katuwellaunos m Ancient Celtic
"The One Who (mnos) Leads (welnā) in Battle (katu)".
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".
Korri f English (American), Old Irish
Feminine form of Corey; originated from Ireland meaning, “from the hollow” or simply “hollow”.
Koshio m Ancient Celtic
Means "guest" in Lepontic.
Kunopennos f Gaulish
Derived from Proto-Celtic *kunos, stem of *kū, "dog" and Gaulish pennom or pennos "head".
Labhraidh m Old Irish
Means "speaker"
Lasairfhíona f Old Irish, Irish
Derived from Irish lasair "flame" (compare Laisrén) and‎ fíona "of wine" (from Old Irish fín "wine", from Latin vinum)... [more]
Lascius m Gaulish (Latinized)
Meaning unknown. This was a Latinized version of an unknown, probably Gaulish, name. The commune Lassy in Normandy (present-day France) was derived from this name.
Leathlobhar m Old Irish
Means "half leper" from leath "half" and lobhar "leper".
Lemetor m Ancient Celtic, Venetian (Archaic)
Used in Ancient times. Possibly from an Ancient Celtic language spoken in Italy prior Romans.
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".
Loarn m Old Irish
Possibly derived from Proto-Celtic *loɸerno- meaning "fox". This was the name of a legendary 6th-century king of Dál Riata.
Lovernisca f Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Romanized Celtic name meaning "vixen", derived from Brythonic *louernos "fox".
Lubitiata f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish lubitiata, itself the past participle of lubi- "to love".
Lugorix m Ancient Celtic
Derived from Celtic lugu "light" combined with Celtic rix "king." The first element of the name might also refer to the Celtic god Lugus or Lugh.
Lugotorix m Ancient Celtic, History
Derived from Celtic lugu "light" (or from Proto-Celtic lukot "mouse") combined with Celtic rix "king." The first element of the name might also refer to the Celtic god Lugus or Lugh... [more]
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.
Lutetia f Late Roman, Gaulish
Lutetia was the name of a Gallic city, now known as Paris, the capital of France. The etymology of Lutetia is unclear though. It was referred to as Λουκοτοκία (Loukotokía) by Strabon and Λευκοτεκία (Leukotekía) by Ptolemeus... [more]
Lutumaros m Gaulish
Derived from the Proto-Celtic elements *lūtu "anger, power" and *māros "great".
Maccus m Old Irish
Old Irish version of Magnus.
Máelmuire f Ancient Celtic (Rare)
Máel Muire meaning "Disciple of the Virgin Mary", Daughter of King Cináed I of Scotland
Máel Ruain m Old Irish
Means "disciple of Saint Ruadhán" in Old Irish.
Maglorix m Ancient Celtic
Derived from proto-Celtic roots maglos "noble" or "chief" and rīxs "king".
Maguno m Gaulish, Ancient Celtic
Gaulish cognate of Maonirn.
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".
M’aodhóg m Old Irish
Older form of Máedóc, meaning "my little Aodh".
Maolanaithe m Old Irish
From Gaelic Maol Anfaidh meaning "devotee of the storm", from maol "bald, tonsured one" (later "as of someone who is devoted to God") and anfadh "tempest, storm". This was the name of a saint.
Mealla f Old Irish
Gaelic form of Mella.
Meàrnag m Old Irish
From mo "my" and Ernóc. Mo being a way to refer to a saint
Meriadoc m Ancient Celtic, Literature
Welsh form of Meriadeg. This is the name of the legendary founder of Brittany, British leader Conan Meriadoc. Used by J. R. R. Tolkien for the character of Meriadoc "Merry" Brandybuck, a hobbit in 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954).
Neasán m Ancient Celtic, Old Irish
This was the name of an Irish saint; variant of Nessa
Niadh m Old Irish
Means "champion"
Núadu m Old Irish
Older form of Nuada.
Oclauia f Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *oclo- "drink".
Oclinos m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish *oclo- "drink".
Ógán m Old Irish
From the word óg "young" and the diminutive suffix án
Onomaris f Ancient Celtic (Latinized), History
This is the name of an ancient Galatian Celtic queen. Her name appears to be a compound, with variants the "-maris" element appearing in several Celtic languages, meaning "great". It may also mean "mountain ash", or possibly "like a great mountain ash or rowan tree".
Orgetorix m Ancient Celtic, History
Derived from Celtic orgeto "killer" (which comes from orge "to kill") combined with Celtic rix "king." This name was borne by a leader of the Helvetii (a Celtic tribe), who lived in the 1st century BC.
Peccia f Gaulish
Of unknown origin and meaning.
Prasutagus m Ancient Celtic (Latinized, Rare)
Latinized form of a Celtic name borne by the king of the Iceni tribe and husband of the warrior-queen Boudicca.
Ríoghbhardán m Old Irish
Means "little poet king" from "king", bard "poet" and the diminutive suffix án
Rodach m Old Irish
Derived from rod "spirited, furious"
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.
Seachnasach m Old Irish
Perhaps related to "avoidant, elusive" and similar words in Irish like Seachnatach
Segomaros m Gaulish
Composed of Proto-Celtic *sego- "force, victory" and *māros "great".
Segovax m Ancient Celtic
Celtic name, in which the first element is Proto-Celtic *sego- "force, victory" (also found in the Gaulish name Segomaros). The second element, *uako, possibly means "empty" or "curved"... [more]
Seiliegh f Ancient Celtic (Archaic)
A fairy name of the Aes Sídhe and pleasant people.
Senovara f Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Romanized Celtic name, in which the first element is ultimately from the Indo-European root *sen meaning "old" (the second element, uaro, is uncertain, possibly meaning "war"). It was found scratched onto a metal "curse tablet" (c.2nd-century) at the temple of Sulis Minerva at Bath (Somerset, South West England)... [more]
Sequana f Ancient Celtic (Latinized), Celtic Mythology
Latinized form of the Gaulish (Celtic) name Sicauna, which is argued to mean "sacred river" or "the fast flowing one". This was the name of the Gallo-Roman goddess of the River Seine.
Siadhail m Old Irish, History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from Irish siadhail "sloth". Siadhail (d 813) was Abbot and possibly Bishop of Roscommon in the 9th century.
Síodhachán m Old Irish
Derived from Irish síodhach "peaceful" or "otherworldly" combined with a diminutive suffix. The adjective síodhach is a variant of sítheach, from síth, basically meaning "settlement", hence both "peace" and "place inhabited by other world beings".
Suadurix m Ancient Celtic
A Gaulish name, composed of swadus "sweet" + rix "king".
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".
Tailefhlaith f Old Irish
Older form of Tuilelaith (see Talulla).
Talos m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish talu- "forehead; front; surface".
Tancorix f Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Derived from Proto-Celtic *tanko- "peace" and rix "king".
Tanisius m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish teno- "heat; fire".
Tasco m Gaulish
Of unknown origin and meaning.
Taximagulos m Ancient Celtic
Derived from Proto-Celtic taxsi "soft" combined with Celtic magalo "prince."
Taximagulus m Ancient Celtic (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Taximagulos. This name was borne by one of the four kings of Kent in 54 BC.
Teutobod m Ancient Germanic (?), Ancient Celtic (?)
This was the name of a king of the Teutones who lived in 2nd-century BC Europe. The historical tribe the Teutones (or Teutoni) are generally classified as Germanic, though some ancient writers called them Celts... [more]
Teutomatos m Ancient Celtic
The first element of this name is derived from Celtic teuta or touta "people, tribe" (see also Theudebert). The second element is derived from mat(i) "good, kind" or matu "bear."
Tinkomaros m Ancient Celtic
A Gaulish name, composed of tinkos "firm, solid" + maros "great".
Tinus m Gaulish
Derived from Gaulish teno- "heat; fire".
Tnúthgal m Old Irish
Composed of the Gaelic elements tnúth "desire, envy" and gal "valor".
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.
Trebaruna f Ancient Celtic, Celtic Mythology, Medieval Portuguese (Archaic)
Trebaruna was a Lusitanian deity, most likely a goddess.
Trebopala f Ancient Celtic, Medieval Portuguese (Archaic), Celtic Mythology
An ancient Lusitanian feminine name believed to be the name of a goddess. Her name is derived from *trebo- meaning "house, dwelling place", and potentially the Lepontic and Ligurian word pala meaning "sacred stone" or "flat land".
Troightheach m Old Irish
Means "foot soldier"
Ualgharg m Old Irish
Derived from old Celtic elements meaning "proud, fierce"
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.
Ulkos m Ancient Celtic
Means "bad, evil" in Lepontic.
Urus m Gaulish (Latinized)
Derived from Gaulish uros "aurochs".
Veda m Ancient Celtic
From a dedicatory inscription on a bronze plate from the 3rd century AD found in Colchester, England.
Voltignos m Venetian (Archaic), Ancient Celtic
Used in Ancient times. Possibly of an Ancient Celtic language spoken in Italy prior Romans.
Wirogalos m Gaulish
Derived from the Proto-Celtic elements *wiros "man" and *galā "valour, ability". It is a cognate of Fearghal.