Ailbe (Alby) - After an Irish saint
Aichlinn (Aik-lin) - A derivative of Echlin
Ailill (Aye-lil) - After Ailill Molt, and early Irish king. Meaning sprite
Ailin (Aye-lin) - Early Irish name. Meaning noble
Aindreas (Andre-as) - After St. Andrew, the Patron Saint of Scotland. Meaning manly
Anmire (Ayen-mire) - After St. Ainmire of County DONEGAL. Meaning great lord
Alphonsus (Alfonsus) - After St. Alphonsus Liguori. Meaning noble ready. Also: Alf, Phonsie (Fon-si)
Ambros (Ambrose) - Meaning immortal
Anluan (Anloo-an) - Meaning great champion
Anrai (Awn-ree) - Irish form of Henry, used after Henry Joy McCracken, the Ulster Rebel. Also: Annraoi
Aodh (Ee) - An Irish name, Anglicised as Hugh. Also: Aodhaigh (Ay-ee)
Aodhan (Aye-den) - After St. Aiden. Meaning little fire
Aodhfionn (Ee-fin) - An early Irish name. Meaning white fire
Aodhgan (Ee-gan) - An Irish name. Meaning little fire
Aonghus (Ain-gus) - After St. Aengus the Culdee. Meaning one vigour
Aralt (Ar-alt) - The Irish form of Harold. Meaning army power
Ardal - An old Irish name meaning high valour
Aron (Ar-on) - Meaning high mountain
Banbhan (Ban-van) - An early Irish name meaning little piglet.
Baothan (Baythan) - An early Irish name meaning little foolish one.
Beacan (Bee-can) - After St. Becan. Meaning little one.
Bearach (Barrah) - After St. Barry. Meaning spearlike.
Blathmac (Blah-mac) - After a king of Tara. Meaning flower son.
Bran - Name of a celtic Deity. Meaning raven. Also: Brandan.
Breasal (Bree-sal) - After St. Brazil. Meaning strife. Also: Bresal.
Brendan - After St. Brendan. Meaning prince.
Brian (Bree-an) - After King Brian Boru.
Cadhla (Kad-la) - After an Archbishop of Tuam, Co Galway. Meaning handsome.
Caibre (Ka-bra) - Cairbe defeated Fionna at the Battle of Gabhra. Meaning: 'strong man'.
Caomhan (Kee-van) - After St. Kevin. Meaning: little handsome one.
Carthach (Kar-thage) - After St. Carthage. Meaning: loving.
Catabhar (Katabar) - A DONEGAL name. Meaning helmet.
Cathaeoir (Kahir) - An Irish name meaning warrior. Also: Cahir.
Cathal (Cah-hal) - Irish version of Charles. Cathal was a might warrior.
Chuchulainn (Koo-cullen) - The nickname name of the greatest hero of Irish mythology (his real name was Setana). Meaning hound of Culann.
Cian (Kee-an) - An old Irish name meaning ancient.
Ciaran (Keer-an) - After St. Ciaran. Also: Kieran.
Cillian (Killeean) - After an Irish missionary who was martyred. Also: Killian.
Colm - After St. Colmcille. Meaning dove. Also: Columba (Kolumba), Colum (Kolum).
Colman (Kol-man) - Irish form of Columbanus. Meaning dovelet.
Coman (Ko-man) - Meaning little wry one.
Comhghall (Koh-gal) - After St. Cole. Meaning co-pledge.
Conal (Konal) -
Conan (Koe-nan) - After St. Conan. Meaning small hound. Also: Conant.
Conn - After a legendary Irish monarch, Conn of the Hundred Battles. Meaning ‘high’.
Conor - An Irish name. Meaning desire or ‘hound lover’. Also: Connor.
Cormac (Kor-mac) - After St. Cormac. Meaning: charioteet.
Criomhthann (Kree-van) - An Irish name. Meaning fox. This is the baptismal name of St. Colmcille.
Crogher (Kro-her) -
Criostoir (Kreest-chor) - The Irish form of Christopher. Meaning christ-bearing. Also: Christy.
Cronan (Kro-nan) - After St. Cronan. Meaning little dark brown one.
Cumhai (koo-ie) - Anglisised as Quintin. Meaning hound of the plain.
Cumhea (Kovay) - An Irish name. Meaning hound of Meath.
Daghda (Dag-da) - After an Irish deity. Meaning the good god.
Daithi (Da-hey) - One of the kings of Tara. Meaning speed agility. Also: Nathy, Daivi.
Dallan - After St. Dallan. Also: Dall.
Daman (Dayman) - The Irish form of Damien. Meaning to tame.
Daineal (Doh-nal) - The Irish form of Daniel. Meaning God is my judge. Also: Dainail
Dara - An old Irish name. Darragh is the Anglicised form. Meaning oak.
Darren - An Irish name meaning little great one.
De (Jay) - After St. De.
Deaglan (Dek-lan) - After St. Declan. Also: Declan.
Diarmuid (Djeermoodge) - After St. Diarmuid. Meaning free man or envy free. Also: Dermot (Der-mot), Dermod.
Dichu (Dee-shoo) - After St. Dichu, the first Irish convert to Christianity made by St. Patrick. Meaning great hound.
Doiminic (Dom-nik) - After St. Dominic de Guzman. Also: Damhlaic (Dav-lik), Damhnaic (Dav-nik).
Donal (Doh-nal) - From the English Daniel or Donald. Meaning 'mighty'. Also: Domhnall (Doh-nal).
Donnahadh (Dun-agh-ha) - After the High King of Donagh, son of Brian Boru. Meaning brown warrior.
Dorchaidhe (Dor-k-ha-dj) - An Irish name. Anglicised to D’Orsay.
Dughall (Doo-gal) - A Gaelic name. Meaning dark foreigner. Also: Dougal.
Dughlas (Doo-glas) - A Gaelic name. Meaning black blue. Also: Douglas (Dug-las)
Dualtach (Dul-tack) - An Irish name Anglicised to Dudley. Meaning 'black-jointed’.
Dubhdara (Doov-dara) - An early Irish name. Meaning black man of the oak.
Eamon (Aymon) - Irish form of Edmund. Meaning blessed protection. Also: Eamonn Aymon)
Earc (Erk) - An old Irish name. Meaning red or speckled.
Eachtar (eck-tar) - Irish form of Hector.
Earnan (Ear-nan) - Anglicised to Earnest. Meaning little-experienced one.
Eibhear (ee-v-har) - Eibhear was the son of the ledgendary leader, Milesius. Anglicised as Ivor. Meaning companion.
Eireamhon (Er-von) - An Irish name. A son of Milesius.
Elga (El-ga) - Another name for Ireland was Inis Elga – the Noble Isle. Meaning: 'noble'.
Emmet (Em-et) - The surname of the renowned Irish rebel, Robert Emmet and often used as a Christian name in Ireland.
Eochaidh (Ock-h-ay) - An old Irish name.
Eoghan (Owe-en) - An Irish form of John. Meaning well born. Also: Owen.
Eoin (Ee-an) - A derivative of John.
Fachtna (Fak-na) - After an early Irish saint.
Feardorcha (Far-dor-a-ka) - Old Irish name. Anglicised as Frederick or Ferdinand. Meaning:
Fearghall (Fer-gal) - After St. Fergal. Meaning man of strength.
Fearghus (Fer-gus) - Of celtic origin. Meaning ‘super choice’ or man of vigour. Also: Fearghais, Fergus.
Fechin (Fee-k-hin) - After and Irish saint. Meaning little raven. Also: Feichin.
Felim (Fee-lim) - After a king of Connacht. Meaning little raven. Anglicised to Felix. Also: Feilim, Phelim.
Fiachra (Fee-kra) - After St. Fiachra. Meaning raven.
Finin (Fin-een) - Meaning fair offspring.
Finnian (Fin-ee-an) - After St. Finian.
Fionbharr (Fin-bar) - After St. Finbar. Meaning fair head.
Fionnlugh (Fin-lug) - After an early Irish saint. Meaning fair winning.
Fionn (Fin) - After the great hero of Irish mythology, Finn MacCool. Also: Finn, Fynn.
Flann - An early Irish name. Meaning blood-red.
Fursa (Fur-say) - After St. Fursey.
Gael (Gayl) - The medieval hero after whom Ireland was named.
Gearoid (Garr-oij) - The Irish form of Garrett. Also: Gairiad (Gar-oij), Garreth, Gary.
Gearard (Ger-hard) - After St. Gerard Majella. Meaning spear hard.
Greagoir (Greg-or) - Irish form of Gregory. Meaning watchful one.
Gruagach (Grua-gah) - An Irish name. Meaning hairy one.
Irial (Ir-e-al) - An old Irish name.
Iarghlaith (Eer-lath) - After St. Jarlath. Also: Jarlath.
Iona - (eye-ona) - Irish form of Johan. Meaning: 'dove'.
Iosog (Ee-sog) - Irish form of Issac. Meaning he may laugh.
Iustas (Ew-stace) - Irish form of Eustace. Meaning fruitful.
Kellagh (Kella) - After St. Celsus.
Kerill (Kiril) - Irish form of Cyril. Meaning lordly. Also: Coireall (Kiril).
Kyras (Ki-ras) - An old Irish name.
Labhras (Lav-ras) - After St. Lorcan. Irish form of Laurence.
Laoghaire (Lee-ra) - A king of Tara. Meaning calf-herder.
Leon(Lee-on) - Irish name meaning lion.
Liam (Lee-am) - The short form of Uilliam which is the Irish form of William.
Lochlainn (Lock-lin) - The name of a land in Irish legend. Meaning heroic. Also: Lochlin
Lorcan (Lorkan) - The Irish form of Lawrence. Meaning fierce.
Lucan (Loo-kan) - An Irish form of the Latin, Lucius. Meaning light.
Lucas (Loos) - After St. Luke.
Lugh (Loo-h) - The name of an early Irish hero.
Macanisius (Mac-an-is-us) - After St. Macanisus, and early Irish bishop.
Mairtin (Mar-cheen) - After St. Martin. From Mars, the God of war.
Maitiu (Mat-tuw) - After one of the apolstles. Derived from Matthew.
Malachy (Mal-ak-ay) - After St. Malachy. Meaning my messenger.
Manus (Man-us) - Popular name in DONEGAL for many years. Meaning great.
Maolcholm (Mal-come) - Meaning servant of St. Columba.
Micheal (Mee-haal) - After St. Michael. Irish form of Michael.
Niall (Ny-al) - Irish form of Neil.
Padraig (Paudrig) - After St. Patrick. Irish form of Patrick. Also: Padraic, Padhraig, Paddy
Peadar (Padder) - The Irish form of Peter. Meaning rock
Ronan (Row-nan) - From the Irish word ron , meaning ‘seal’
Seamus (Shay-mus) - After St. James. The Irish form of James. Also: Seamas, Seamy
Sean (Shawn) - After John the Baptist. Irish form of John. Also: Seon
Siseal (Ses-il) - After St. Cecil. Meaning little blind one. Also: Cecil
TTadgh (Tah-g) - Irish form of Timothy. Meaning poet
Tomas (Tom-ass) - Irish form of Thomas. Meaning twin
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