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Misc. Female Gaelic Names
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  1. AIBHILÍN: Gaelic form of Norman French Aveline, meaning "little Eve." 
  2. AIGNÉIS: Irish Gaelic form of Greek Hagne, meaning "chaste; holy."
  3. AILBHE: Irish Gaelic unisex name, possibly derived from the word albho, meaning "white." In Irish legend, this is the name of a female warrior of the Fianna.
  4. AILEAS: Scottish Gaelic form of English Alice, meaning "noble sort."
  5. AILISH: Irish Gaelic form of English Alice, meaning "noble sort."
  6. AINGEAL: Irish Gaelic form of Latin Angela, meaning "angel, messenger."
  7. AISLIN: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Aisling, meaning "dream; vision."

  8. AISLING: Irish Gaelic name meaning "dream; vision."

  9. AISLINN: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Aisling, meaning "dream; vision."

  10. AITHBHREAC: Old Scottish Gaelic name meaning "new speckled one."

  11. AITHNE: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Eithne, meaning "kernel."

  12. AITHNEA: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Eithne, meaning "kernel."

  13. ALASTRÍONA: Gaelic form of Latin Alexandra, meaning "defender of mankind."
  14. ANNAG: Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Anna, meaning "favor; grace." 
  15. AOIBHEANN (pronounced ee-ven): Irish Gaelic name meaning "beautiful, fair form."
  16. ATHOL: Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the name of a district of Perthshire, Scotland, composed of the Gaelic elements ath "ford" and al "rock, stone," hence "ford of the rock; rock-ford." 
  17. BEARNAS: Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
  18. BLAANID: Manx form of Irish Gaelic Bláithín, meaning "little flower."
  19. BLÁITHÍN: Irish name derived from the Gaelic word blath "flower" with added diminutive suffix, meaning "little flower."
  20. BLÁTHNAID: Variant form of Irish Gaelic Bláthnat, meaning "little flower."
  21. BLÁTHNAT: Irish Gaelic name meaning "little flower." In mythology, this is the name of a maiden who loved Cúchulainn, the hero of Ulster. 
  22. BRÍD: Pet form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
  23. BRÍDIN: Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Bríd, meaning "little exalted one."
  24. BRÍGH: Short form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "force, strength."
  25. BRÍGHID: Irish derived from Gaelic brígh, meaning "force, strength." In Celtic mythology, this is the name of a goddess, the daughter of Dagda, one of the Tuatha Dé Danann. She is also known by the Gaulish name Brigindos, meaning "exalted one."
  26. BRÓNACH: Irish name derived from the Gaelic word br�n meaning "sorrow."
  27. BRONAGH: Variant spelling of Irish Brónach, meaning "sorrow."
  28. BRONTE: Altered form of Irish Prunty, a form of Gaelic Ó Proinntigh, meaning "descendant of Proinnteach," a personal name that was originally a byname meaning "banquet hall (denoting a "generous person")." In Prunty's altered form (Bronte), the name is identical to the Sicilian place name and the name of a mythological horse of the Sun, meaning "thunder." But Prunty was probably purposely altered to Bronte by bearers of the name who admired Lord Nelson who was awarded the title of Duke of Bronte in 1799 by Ferdinand, King of the Two Sicilies. 
  29. CAILÍN: Irish Gaelic name meaning "girl."
  30. CAIRISTINE: Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Christina, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  31. CAIRISTÌONA: Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Christiana, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  32. CAITLÍN: Irish Gaelic form of Old French Cateline, meaning "pure."
  33. CAITRIA: Variant form of Irish Gaelic Caitrín, meaning "pure."
  34. CAITRÍN: Irish Gaelic form of French Catherine, meaning "pure."
  35. CAITR�ONA: Scottish Gaelic form of French Catherine, meaning "pure."
  36. CAITRÍONA: Irish Gaelic form of French Catherine, meaning "pure."
  37. CAOILAINN: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Caoilfhionn, meaning "fair and slender."
  38. CAOILFHIONN: Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements caol "slender" and fionn "fair," hence "fair and slender."
  39. CAOILINN: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Caoilfhionn, meaning "fair and slender."
  40. CARLIN: Irish Gaelic unisex name meaning "little champion."
  41. CARLYN: Feminine variant spelling of Irish Gaelic unisex Carlin, meaning "little champion." 
  42. CATRAOINE: Irish Gaelic form of Old French Caterine, meaning "pure."
  43. CATRÍONA: Modern Irish Gaelic form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
  44. CATRÌONA: Modern Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
  45. CÉIBHFHIONN: Irish Gaelic name meaning "fair locks." In mythology, this is the name of a water goddess of inspiration, intelligence, knowledge and creativity.
  46. CIANNAIT: Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Cian, meaning "ancient, distant."
  47. CIARA: Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Ciarán, meaning "little black one."
  48. CIORSDAN: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Cairistìona, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  49. CIORSTAG: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Cairistìona, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  50. CIORSTAIDH: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Cairistìona, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  51. CLODAGH: Modern Irish name derived from the river name, which probably got its name from Gaelic clodach or cladach, meaning "muddy." 
  52. CURSTAIDH: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Cairistìona, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  53. DAMHNAIT: Irish Gaelic name composed of the word damh "fawn" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little fawn."
  54. DEARBHÁIL: Irish name composed of the Gaelic elements der "daughter" and fáil "destiny," hence "daughter of destiny."
  55. DEARBHLA: Irish Gaelic name meaning "true poet."
  56. DEIRBHILE: Gaelic name composed of the elements der "daughter" and file "poet," hence "poet's daughter."
  57. DEÒIRIDH: Scottish Gaelic name meaning "pilgrim."
  58. DOILEAG: Feminine form of Scottish Gaelic Domhnall, meaning "world ruler."
  59. DOIREANN: Old Gaelic name, probably derived from the word doireann (also spelled doirionn), meaning "sullen." 
  60. DOLAG: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Donnag, meaning "world ruler."
  61. DOLLAG: Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Dolag, meaning "world ruler."
  62. DONNAG: Feminine form of Scottish Gaelic Domhnall, meaning "world ruler."
  63. ÉABHA: Irish Gaelic form of Greek Eva, meaning "life."
  64. EALASAID: Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
  65. EAMHAIR: Scottish form of Gaelic Éimhear, possibly meaning "ready, swift." 
  66. ÉBHA: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Éabha, meaning "life."
  67. ÉIBHLEANN: Irish Gaelic name derived from the Old Irish word óiph, meaning "beauty, radiance." Considered by some to be a Gaelic form or equivalent of Greek Helénē ("torch").
  68. ÉIBHLÍN: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Éibhleann, meaning "beauty, radiance."
  69. EILEANÓRA: Irish Gaelic form of Provençal Aliénor, meaning "foreign; the other."
  70. EILÍN: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Éibhlín, meaning "beauty, radiance."
  71. EILÍS: Irish Gaelic form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
  72. EILISH: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Eilís, meaning "God is my oath."
  73. ÉIMHEAR: Gaelic name, possibly derived from the word eimh, meaning "ready, swift."
  74. EIMHIR: Variant spelling of Gaelic Éimhear, possibly meaning "ready, swift."
  75. EIREANN: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Éirinn, meaning "Ireland."
  76. EIRIC: Variant form of Scottish Gaelic Oighrig, possibly meaning "new speckled one."
  77. ÉIRINN: Dative case of Irish Gaelic Éire, meaning "Ireland." 
  78. EITHNE (pronounced ee-na): Irish Gaelic name derived from the word eithne, meaning "kernel." Edna, Ena, Enya, Ethna and Etna are Anglicized forms.
  79. EITHRIG: Variant form of Scottish Gaelic Oighrig, possibly meaning "new speckled one."
  80. ELSPETH: Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
  81. EMER: Irish form of Gaelic Éimhear, possibly meaning "ready, swift." In mythology, this is the name of Cúchulainn's wife.
  82. ÉTAÍN: Irish name derived from the word éadan, Old Irish étan, cognate with Gaelic aodann ("face"), Latin ante ("against") and Sanskrit ánti ("opposite"). Étaín is the heroine of The Wooing of Étaín. She is the daughter of Ailill, king of the Ulaid, second wife to Midir, whose first wife, the jealous Fuamnach, turns her into a pool of water, then a worm, and finally a beautiful butterfly. 
  83. ETHNE: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Eithne, meaning "kernel."
  84. EUBH: Short form of Scottish Gaelic Eubha, meaning "life."
  85. EUBHA: Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Eva, meaning "life."
  86. FÉIDHELM: Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Féidhlim, possibly meaning "hospitable." In Irish legend, this was the name of a daughter of Conchobhar.
  87. FÍNE: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Fíona, meaning "vine."
  88. FINNGUALA: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Fionnghuala, meaning "white shoulder."
  89. FÍONA: Irish Gaelic name meaning "vine."
  90. FIONNAGHAL: Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Fionnghuala, meaning "white shoulder."
  91. FIONNAGHUALA: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Fionnghuala, meaning "white shoulder."
  92. FIONNGHUALA: Gaelic name composed of the elements fionn "fair, white" and guala "shoulder," hence "white shoulder." In Irish mythology, this is the name of one of the children of Lir who were turned into swans for 900 years. 
  93. FIONNUALA: Modern form of Irish Gaelic Fionnghuala, meaning "white shoulder."
  94. FRANGAG: Feminine form of Scottish Gaelic Frang, meaning "French."
  95. GORMLAITH: Old Irish and Scottish Gaelic name composed of the elements gorm "illustrious, splendid" and flaith "lady, princess," hence "illustrious princess" or "splendid lady."
  96. INNIS: Scottish unisex name derived from Gaelic inis, meaning "island."
  97. ISIBÉAL: Irish Gaelic form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 
  98. LÍADÁIN: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Líadan, meaning "grey lady."
  99. LÍADAN: Irish Gaelic name derived from the word liath "grey," hence "grey lady." In legend, this is the name of a poetess.
  100. LUIGHSEACH (pron. Lee-shock): Irish form of Old Gaelic Luíseach, meaning "torch-bringer." Used as an Irish form of Latin Lucia (English Lucy), meaning "light." 
  101. LUÍSEACH (pron. Lee-shock): Gaelic name meaning "light-bringer." 
  102. MÁIRE: Irish Gaelic form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
  103. MAIRÉAD (pron. my-raid): Irish Gaelic form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
  104. MAIRENN: Variant form of Irish Gaelic Máirín, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
  105. MÁIRÍN: Pet form of Irish Gaelic Máire, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
  106. MAIRSILE: Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Marcas, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." 
  107. MALLAIDH: Irish Gaelic form of English Molly, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
  108. MARSAILI: Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  109. MÉABH: Variant form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning "intoxicating." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
  110. MEADHBH: Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Medb, meaning "intoxicating." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
  111. MEDB: Old Irish Gaelic name, meaning "intoxicating." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
  112. MÓR: Irish and Scottish Gaelic name meaning "great."
  113. MUADHNAIT: Irish Gaelic name composed of the word muadh "good, noble," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little noble one."
  114. MUIREALL: Scottish Gaelic form of Irish Gaelic Muirgheal, meaning "sea-bright."
  115. MUIREANN: Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements muir "sea" and fionn "blessed, fair, white," hence "sea-fair." In mythology, this is the name of the mother of Fionn mac Cumhail.
  116. MUIRENN: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Muirgen, meaning "born of the sea."
  117. MUIRGEN: Irish Gaelic name meaning "born of the sea." In mythology, this is the name of a maiden who was changed into a salmon.
  118. MUIRGHEAL: Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements muir "sea" and geal "bright," hence "sea-bright."
  119. MUIRÍN: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Muirgen, meaning "born of the sea."
  120. MUIRÍOL: Scottish Gaelic form of Irish Gaelic Muirgheal, meaning "sea-bright." 
  121. MUIRNE: Old Gaelic name meaning "beloved."
  122. MURRON: Scottish form of Irish Gaelic Muireann, meaning "sea-fair."
  123. NANDAG: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Annag, meaning "favor; grace."
  124. NAOMH: Irish Gaelic name meaning "holy."
  125. NIAMH: Irish Gaelic myth name of the daughter of a sea god, meaning "beauty, brightness." 
  126. NUALA: Short form of Irish Gaelic Fionnuala, meaning "white shoulder."
  127. ODHARNAIT: Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Odhrán, meaning "little sallow one." 
  128. OIGHRIG: Possibly a modern variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Aithbhreac, meaning "new speckled one."
  129. ÓRFHLAITH: Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements ór "gold" and flaith "princess," hence "gold-princess."
  130. ÓRLAITH: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Órfhlaith, meaning "gold-princess."
  131. PÁDRAIGÍN: Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Pádraig, meaning "patrician; of noble descent."
  132. PÀISLIG: Scottish Gaelic name, possibly derived from Late Latin basilica, meaning "church."
  133. RAGHNAID: Scottish Gaelic form of Scandinavian Ragnhild, meaning "battle counsel."
  134. RAGHNAILT: Irish Gaelic form of Scandinavian Ragnhild, meaning "battle counsel."
  135. RÍOGHNACH: Irish name derived from the Gaelic word ríoghan, meaning "queen." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of king Niall.
  136. RÍONA: Short form of Irish Gaelic Catríona, meaning "pure."
  137. RÍONACH: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Ríoghnach, meaning "queen."
  138. SABIA: Latin form of Irish Gaelic Sadhbh, meaning "sweet."
  139. SADB: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Sadhbh, meaning "sweet."
  140. SADHBH: Irish Gaelic name meaning "sweet."
  141. SAIBH: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Sadhbh, meaning "sweet." 
  142. SAOIRSE: Irish Gaelic name meaning "freedom."
  143. SARAID: Irish Gaelic name meaning "excellent."
  144. SENGA: Scottish name, probably derived from the Gaelic word seang, meaning "slender."
  145. SEONAG: Scottish Gaelic form of English Joan, meaning "God is gracious."
  146. SEÒNAID: Scottish Gaelic form English Janet, meaning "God is gracious."
  147. SIBÉAL: Irish Gaelic form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath."
  148. SÍLE: Irish Gaelic form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
  149. SÌLE: Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
  150. SÌLEAS: Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
  151. SÍNE: Irish Gaelic form of Anglo-Norman French Jehane, meaning "God is gracious."
  152. SÌNE: Scottish Gaelic form of French Jeanne, meaning "God is gracious."
  153. SINÉAD (pron. Shinade): Irish Gaelic form of French Jeanette, meaning "God is gracious." 
  154. SÌNEAG: Scottish Gaelic form of French Jeanette, meaning "God is gracious." 
  155. SIOFRA: Irish Gaelic name meaning "elf."
  156. SÍTHMAITH: Irish name composed of the Gaelic elements s�th "peace" and maith "good," hence "peace-good."
  157. SLÁINE: Irish Gaelic name meaning "health."
  158. SLÀINE: Scottish form of Irish Gaelic Sláine, meaning "health."
  159. SORCHA: Gaelic name meaning "radiant." In use by the Irish and Scottish.
  160. TAILEFLAITH: Variant spelling of Gaelic Tuilelaith, meaning "princess of abundance."
  161. TEÀRLAG: Feminine form of Scottish Gaelic Teàrlach, meaning "instigator."
  162. TEASAG: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Seonag, meaning "God is gracious."
  163. TOIRÉASA: Irish Gaelic form of Spanish Theresa, meaning "harvester."
  164. TRÉASA: Contracted form of Irish Gaelic Toiréasa, meaning "harvester."
  165. TUILELAITH: Gaelic name composed of the elements tuile "abundance" and flaith "lady, princess," hence "princess of abundance."
  166. ÚNA: Irish name, probably derived from the Gaelic vocabulary word úna, meaning "famine, hunger." In Irish legend, this was the name of the sweetheart of poet Tomás Costello, who withered away and died after being forbidden by her parents to see him.
  167. ÙNA: Scottish Gaelic form of Irish Gaelic Úna, probably meaning "famine, hunger." 

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