Gaelic Boy & Girl Names

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Gaelic Names

Gaelic generally refers to a subgroup of Celtic languages: Irish, Manx (from the Isle of Man) and Scottish or Scots Gaelic. It was once referred to as a “dying” language but it has experienced a solid resurgence and, along with it, Gaelic names have become incredibly popular all over the English speaking world. Gaelic names are deeply steeped in mythology and legend and most have that “old world” flair that many parents find attractive. Our Gaelic baby names list contains popularity information, pronunciations and accurate origin and meanings data along with historical tidbits and unique pop culture references for you to browse.

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Name Gender Origin Meaning Rating
Labhrainn Boy Latin Man from Laurentum
Lachlan Boy Gaelic Warrior from the...
Lachlann Boy Gaelic Warrior from the...
Laighean Boy Gaelic Spear, javelin
Laoghaire Boy Gaelic Keeper of calves
Laoidheach Boy Gaelic Poem, song
Leagsaidh Girl Greek Defending men
Leannán Boy Gaelic Lover, concubine
Liadán Girl Gaelic Grey lady, grey ...
Link Boy German Left hand
Liùsaidh Girl Germanic Fame and war
Loingseach Boy Gaelic Mariner
Lonán Boy Gaelic Blackbird
Loran Boy Gaelic Rushes, sedges
Lorcán Boy Gaelic Fierce, cruel
Loughran Boy Gaelic Rushes, sedges
Luan Girl Gaelic Warrior
Luthais Boy Germanic Fame and war
MacKenna Both Gaelic Son of Cionaodh
Mackenzie Both Gaelic Son of Coinneach...
MacKinley Boy Gaelic Son of Fhionnlao...
MacKinney Boy Gaelic Son of Coinnigh
Madeg Boy Welsh Good; generous
Maden Boy Gaelic Good
Madoc Boy Welsh Good; generous
Madock Boy Welsh Good; generous
Madog Boy Welsh Good; generous
Maeve Girl Gaelic Intoxicating
Magaidh Girl Greek Pearl
Maghnus Boy Latin Great