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  #1  
June 19th, 2006, 01:26 AM
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Celtic/Gaelic Girls

Aine: Fairy queen at Knockany HillAislin: Dream
Alina: Distant place Alyce: Noble
Ashling: Dream Aurnia: Historic name
Banba: Irish Goddess Betha: Life
Bonnie: Pretty Brenna: Raven maid
Briana: The strong; powerful Brigid: Strong (from the Goddess)
Coum: Dove Cara: Friend
Darcy: Dark one Deirdre: Sorrow
Devin: Poet Duvessa: Dark beauty
Edana: Little fire Enid: The spirit or soul
Erin/Erina: Island Fenella: Fair
Fiona: Fair or white Geneviene: Magic sighs
Glenna: Valley Grainne: Grain Goddess
Grania: Love Guinevere/Gweneth: White or fair lady
Hazel: Tree Heather: The flower
Janel/Jannell: Darling Keelia/Keelin/Keely: Beauty
Kelly: Female warrior Kyla/Kylia: Lovely
Maeve: Intoxicating one Mavelle: Songbird
Meara: Merry Morag: Princess
Niamh: Irish mythical princess of the land of promise Nola: Noble
Nora: Honor Peigi: Pearl
Rhona: Rough island Riona: Queenly
Sabia/Sabina: Goodness Saraid: Excellent
Shannon: Little wise one Tara: Tower
Ula: Jewel of the sea Vevina: Gaelic sweet lady

Celtic/Gaelic Boys

Ahern: Lord of horses Aidan: Hearth fire
Angus: From the love God Arthur: Noble
Baird: Ballad singer Bevan: Warrior's son
Brady: Spirited Bram: Raven
Brendon/Brennon: Little Raven Brian: Strength
Calhoun: Warrior Callum: Messenger of peace
Camden: From the winding valley Cameron: Crooked nose
Carlin: Little champion Casey: Valourous, brave
Cassidy: Clever Cathal: Great warrior
Chay: Fairy place Cheney: From the oak forest
Cory: Mountain glen Cullen: Handsome
Curran: Hero Dagda: The good God
Daibhidh: Beloved Dallan/Dallas: Wise
Dane: After Goddess DanuDarby: Free man
Daron: Great little one Darren/Darrin: Great
Devan: Poet Diancecht: Irish God
Dillon: Faithful Donegal: Dark
Druce: Wise man Duncan: Dark-skinned warrior
Edan: Fiery Ennis: Island
Evan/Ewan: Young warrior Fearghus: Strong man
Ferris: The rock Finn: Fair-haired
Forbes: Prosperous Galen: Intelligent
Gallagher: Eager helper Galvan: Sparrow
Gavin/Gawen: White hawk Gilroy: Devoted to the king
Innis: River island Kane/Kayne: Bright
Kele/Kellen: Warrior Kennet/Kenneth: Handsome
Kermit: Free man Kevan/Kevin: Loveable, gentle
Kyle: From the strait Laird: Landlord
Morgan: Sea's edge Murdoch: Prosperous seaman
Murrough: Sea warrior Neel/Nels/Niall: Champion
Nolan: Famous Owen: Young warrior
Quinlan: Very strong Quinn: Wise
Rierdan/Riordan: King's poet Ross: Promontory, headland
Ryan: Little king Shay/Shea: Fairy place
Sheridan: Wild man Skelly: Storyteller
Sloan: Warrior Tadleigh: Poet
Tiernan: Lord Torc: Irish. Boar
Torin: Chief Trahern: Strong as iron
Trevor: Prudent Uileos: Ulysses


I like:

Celtic/Gaelic Girls

Aine: Fairy queen at Knockany HillAislin: Dream
Alina: Distant place Alyce: Noble
Darcy: Dark one Deirdre: Sorrow
Edana: Little fire Enid: The spirit or soul
Janel/Jannell: Darling Keelia/Keelin/Keely: Beauty
Shannon: Little wise one Tara: Tower

Celtic/Gaelic Boys

Brady: Spirited Bram: Raven
Brendon/Brennon: Little Raven Brian: Strength
Cory: Mountain glen Cullen: Handsome
Daron: Great little one Darren/Darrin: Great
Dillon: Faithful Donegal: Dark
Ferris: The rock Finn: Fair-haired
Kele/Kellen: Warrior Kennet/Kenneth: Handsome
Kyle: From the strait Laird: Landlord
Morgan: Sea's edge Murdoch: Prosperous seaman
Ryan: Little king Shay/Shea: Fairy place
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June 19th, 2006, 05:30 AM
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I don't like any of the girls names

Of the boy names I like:

Brady (my nephew's name)
Brendon (couldn't ever use it, too close to both my nephews Brady & Brandon-- different sides of the family)
Camden (but only for a girl, spelled Kamden or Kamdyn)
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June 19th, 2006, 05:40 AM
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I like/dont mind:

Alina: Distant place Alyce: Noble
Briana: The strong; powerful Brigid: Strong (from the Goddess)
Hazel: Tree Heather: The flower
Janel/Jannell: Darling Keelia/Keelin/Keely: Beauty
Kelly: Female warrior Kyla/Kylia: Lovely

Brady: Spirited Bram: Raven
Brendon/Brennon: Little Raven Brian: Strength
Camden: From the winding valley Cameron: Crooked nose
Cory: Mountain glen Cullen: Handsome
Daron: Great little one Darren/Darrin: Great
Devan: Poet Diancecht: Irish God
Dillon: Faithful Donegal: Dark
Edan: Fiery Ennis: Island
Evan/Ewan: Young warrior Fearghus: Strong man
Gavin/Gawen: White hawk Gilroy: Devoted to the king
Kele/Kellen: Warrior Kennet/Kenneth: Handsome
Kyle: From the strait Laird: Landlord
Rierdan/Riordan: King's poet Ross: Promontory, headland
Ryan: Little king Shay/Shea: Fairy place
Tiernan: Lord Torc: Irish. Boar
Torin: Chief Trahern: Strong as iron
Trevor: Prudent Uileos: Ulysses
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June 19th, 2006, 06:24 AM
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I like/don't mind:

Alina: Distant place Alyce: Noble
Briana: The strong; powerful Brigid: Strong (from the Goddess)
Devin: Poet Duvessa: Dark beauty
Hazel: Tree Heather: The flower
Janel/Jannell: Darling Keelia/Keelin/Keely: Beauty
Meara: Merry Morag: Princess
Niamh: Irish mythical princess of the land of promise Nola: Noble


Brady: Spirited Bram: Raven
Brendon/Brennon: Little Raven Brian: Strength
Dane: After Goddess DanuDarby: Free man
Daron: Great little one Darren/Darrin: Great
Devan: Poet Diancecht: Irish God
Dillon: Faithful Donegal: Dark
Gavin/Gawen: White hawk Gilroy: Devoted to the king
Kele/Kellen: Warrior Kennet/Kenneth: Handsome
Nolan: Famous Owen: Young warrior
Ryan: Little king Shay/Shea: Fairy place
Trevor: Prudent Uileos: Ulysses
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June 19th, 2006, 10:43 PM
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I separated the names on the list, some were running together.

Celtic/Gaelic Girls

Aine: Fairy queen at Knockany Hill
Aislin: Dream
Alina: Distant place
Alyce: Noble
Ashling: Dream
Aurnia: Historic name
Banba: Irish Goddess
Betha: Life
Bonnie: Pretty
Brenna: Raven maid
Briana: The strong; powerful
Brigid: Strong (from the Goddess)
Coum: Dove
Cara: Friend
Darcy: Dark one
Deirdre: Sorrow
Devin: Poet
Duvessa: Dark beauty
Edana: Little fire
Enid: The spirit or soul
Erin/Erina: Island
Fenella: Fair
Fiona: Fair or white
Geneviene: Magic sighs
Glenna: Valley
Grainne: Grain Goddess
Grania: Love
Guinevere/Gweneth: White or fair lady
Hazel: Tree
Heather: The flower
Janel/Jannell: Darling
Keelia/Keelin/Keely: Beauty
Kelly: Female warrior
Kyla/Kylia: Lovely
Maeve: Intoxicating one
Mavelle: Songbird
Meara: Merry
Morag: Princess
Niamh: Irish mythical princess of the land of promise
Nola: Noble
Nora: Honor
Peigi: Pearl
Rhona: Rough island
Riona: Queenly
Sabia/Sabina: Goodness
Saraid: Excellent
Shannon: Little wise one
Tara: Tower
Ula: Jewel of the sea
Vevina: Gaelic sweet lady

Celtic/Gaelic Boys

Ahern: Lord of horses
Aidan: Hearth fire
Angus: From the love God
Arthur: Noble
Baird: Ballad singer
Bevan: Warrior's son
Brady: Spirited
Bram: Raven
Brendon/Brennon: Little Raven
Brian: Strength
Calhoun: Warrior
Callum: Messenger of peace
Camden: From the winding valley
Cameron: Crooked nose
Carlin: Little champion
Casey: Valourous, brave
Cassidy: Clever
Cathal: Great warrior
Chay: Fairy place
Cheney: From the oak forest
Cory: Mountain glen
Cullen: Handsome
Curran: Hero
Dagda: The good God
Daibhidh: Beloved
Dallan/Dallas: Wise
Dane: After Goddess Danu
Darby: Free man
Daron: Great little one
Darren/Darrin: Great
Devan: Poet
Diancecht: Irish God
Dillon: Faithful
Donegal: Dark
Druce: Wise man
Duncan: Dark-skinned warrior
Edan: Fiery
Ennis: Island
Evan/Ewan: Young warrior
Fearghus: Strong man
Ferris: The rock
Finn: Fair-haired
Forbes: Prosperous
Galen: Intelligent
Gallagher: Eager helper
Galvan: Sparrow
Gavin/Gawen: White hawk
Gilroy: Devoted to the king
Innis: River island
Kane/Kayne: Bright
Kele/Kellen: Warrior
Kennet/Kenneth: Handsome
Kermit: Free man
Kevan/Kevin: Loveable, gentle
Kyle: From the strait
Laird: Landlord
Morgan: Sea's edge
Murdoch: Prosperous seaman
Murrough: Sea warrior
Neel/Nels/Niall: Champion
Nolan: Famous
Owen: Young warrior
Quinlan: Very strong
Quinn: Wise
Rierdan/Riordan: King's poet
Ross: Promontory, headland
Ryan: Little king
Shay/Shea: Fairy place
Sheridan: Wild man
Skelly: Storyteller
Sloan: Warrior
Tadleigh: Poet
Tiernan: Lord
Torc: Irish. Boar
Torin: Chief
Trahern: Strong as iron
Trevor: Prudent
Uileos: Ulysses

I like a lot of these names, but the ones I like enough to name my own child are Aislinn, Cara, Fiona, Angus, Camden, Cameron, Cory, Finn, and Quinn.
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June 20th, 2006, 06:11 AM
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What? No Patrick?

I'm irish and not being funny but I've never heard half of these names before , not many people I know have many of these names here, by the way, my names Rachael and I have 2 kiddies and cooking #3 who we havnt though about naming yet but I'm looking for ideas, I hope you dont mind me posting



Aine: Fairy queen at Knockany Hill - love this
Aislin: Dream - it okay
Alina: Distant place - like this
Alyce: Noble - dont like
Ashling: Dream its okay - normally written as Aisling
Aurnia: Historic namenever heard of it
Banba: Irish Goddess name of a toyshop
Betha: Life never heard of it
Bonnie: Pretty its okay
Brenna: Raven maidnms
Briana: The strong; powerful nms
Brigid: Strong (from the Goddess)nms
Coum: Dove never heard of it
Cara: Friendlove it
Darcy: Dark one like this
Deirdre: Sorrowhate it
Devin: Poet nms
Duvessa: Dark beautynever heard of it
Edana: Little fire never heard of it
Enid: The spirit or soulhorrible
Erin/Erina: Island nms
Fenella: Fairnms
Fiona: Fair or white its okay
Geneviene: Magic sighsnms
Glenna: Valley nms
Grainne: Grain Goddesslike this
Grania: Love never heard of it
Guinevere/Gweneth: White or fair ladynms
Hazel: Tree nms
Heather: The flowerits okay
Janel/Jannell: Darling never heard of it
Keelia/Keelin/Keely: Beautylike these
Kelly: Female warrior nms
Kyla/Kylia: Lovelylike this
Maeve: Intoxicating one like this
Mavelle: Songbirdnever heard of it
Meara: Merry used as a surname
Morag: Princessnms
Niamh: Irish mythical princess of the land of promise love this
Nola: Noblenms
Nora: Honor nms
Peigi: Pearlnms
Rhona: Rough island nms
Riona: Queenlynms
Sabia/Sabina: Goodness nms
Saraid: Excellentnms
Shannon: Little wise one like this
Tara: Towerlove this
Ula: Jewel of the sea never heard of it
Vevina: Gaelic sweet ladynever heard of it

Celtic/Gaelic Boys

Ahern: Lord of horses surname of the Taoisoch ( prime minister)
Aidan: Hearth firelike this
Angus: From the love God nms
Arthur: Noblenms
Baird: Ballad singer
Bevan: Warrior's sonsurname
Brady: Spiritedsurname
Bram: Raven[/b]nms[b]
Brendon/Brennon: Little Raven nms
Brian: Strengthnms
Calhoun: Warrior surname
Callum: Messenger of peacelove it
Camden: From the winding valley nms
Cameron: Crooked nosenms
Carlin: Little champion nms
Casey: Valourous, bravenms
Cassidy: Clever surname
Cathal: Great warriorlike this
Chay: Fairy place never heard of it
Cheney: From the oak forestsurname
Cory: Mountain glen its okay
Cullen: Handsomesurname
Curran: Hero surname
Dagda: The good Godnever heard of it
Daibhidh: Beloved nms
Dallan/Dallas: Wisenms
Dane: After Goddess Danunms
Darby: Free mansurname
Daron: Great little one nms
Darren/Darrin: Greatprefer Darragh
Devan: Poet surname
Diancecht: Irish Godnms
Dillon: Faithful nms
Donegal: Darka county
Druce: Wise man never heard of it
Duncan: Dark-skinned warriorits okay
Edan: Fiery nms
Ennis: Islandname of a town
Evan/Ewan: Young warrior its okay
Fearghus: Strong mannms
Ferris: The rock nms
Finn: Fair-hairedits okay
Forbes: Prosperous surname
Galen: Intelligentsurname
Gallagher: Eager helper surname
Galvan: Sparrownever heard of it
Gavin/Gawen: White hawk nms
Gilroy: Devoted to the kingsurname
Innis: River island nms
Kane/Kayne: Brightnms
Kele/Kellen: Warrior nms
Kennet/Kenneth: Handsomenms
Kermit: Free man frog
Kevan/Kevin: Loveable, gentlenms
Kyle: From the strait love it
Laird: Landlordnms
Morgan: Sea's edge prfer it as a girls name
Murdoch: Prosperous seamannms
Murrough: Sea warrior nms
Neel/Nels/Niall: Championniall is okay
Nolan: Famous surname
Owen: Young warriorprefer Eoin
Quinlan: Very strong nms
Quinn: Wisenms
Rierdan/Riordan: King's poet surname
Ross: Promontory, headlandlike this
Ryan: Little king like this
Shay/Shea: Fairy placenms
Sheridan: Wild man nms
Skelly: Storytellernms
Sloan: Warrior nms
Tadleigh: Poetnms
Tiernan: Lord nms
Torc: Irish. Boarnms
Torin: Chief nms
Trahern: Strong as ironnms
Trevor: Prudent nms
Uileos: Ulysses ?

here are alot of gaelic names that are popular at the moment

Girls

Aoife
Caoimhe
Ciara ( keara, kiera)
Bronagh ( brona)
Orla ( Orlaith, orlagh)
Laoise
Caitlin
Shona
Ailish ( eilish)
Eimer ( eimher)
Sorcha
Catriona
Finnula
una ( oonagh)
Roisin
mary
megan
Sinead


Boys

Ciaran ( kieran)
Patrick (padraig)
Seamus
Michael
Ronan
Fintan
Finley
Conor
Dylan
Ruari ( rory)
Dermot
Liam
Eamon
Enda
Darragh
Sean
Colm
garrett
Gerry
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June 21st, 2006, 06:07 AM
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I like:

Bonnie: Pretty Brenna: Raven maid
Briana: The strong; powerful Brigid: Strong (from the Goddess)
Darcy: Dark one Deirdre: Sorrow
Devin: Poet Duvessa: Dark beauty
Erin: Island Fenella: Fair
Janel/Jannell: Darling Keelia/Keelin/Keely: Beauty
Kelly: Female warrior Kyla/Kylia: Lovely
Nora: Honor Peigi: Pearl
Shannon: Little wise one Tara: Tower

Brady: Spirited Bram: Raven
Brendon/Brennon: Little Raven Brian: Strength
Camden: From the winding valley Cameron: Crooked nose
Cory: Mountain glen Cullen: Handsome
Devan: Poet Diancecht: Irish God
Dillon: Faithful Donegal: Dark
Evan: Young warrior Fearghus: Strong man
Gavin: White hawk Gilroy: Devoted to the king
Kyle: From the strait Laird: Landlord
Morgan: Sea's edge Murdoch: Prosperous seaman
Nolan: Famous Owen: Young warrior
Quinlan: Very strong Quinn: Wise
Rierdan: King's poet Ross: Promontory, headland
Ryan: Little king Shay/Shea: Fairy place
Torin: Chief Trahern: Strong as iron
Trevor: Prudent Uileos: Ulysses
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