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Misc. Male Gaelic Names
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  1. ÁED: Old form of Gaelic Aodh, meaning "fire." 

  2. ÁEDÁN: Diminutive form of Gaelic Áed, meaning "little fire."

  3. ÁEDH: Variant spelling of Gaelic Áed, meaning "fire."

  4. AILILL: Irish Gaelic name meaning "elf." In mythology, this is the name of the husband of queen Méabh.

  5. AILPEIN: Old Gaelic name, possibly of Pictish origin, meaning "white."

  6. ALASTER: Gaelic form of Latin Alexandrus, meaning "defender of mankind."

  7. ALEISTER: Gaelic form of Latin Alexandrus, meaning "defender of mankind."

  8. ALESTER: Gaelic form of Latin Alexandrus, meaning "defender of mankind."

  9. ALISTAR: Gaelic form of Latin Alexandrus, meaning "defender of mankind."

  10. ALISTER: Gaelic form of Latin Alexandrus, meaning "defender of mankind."

  11. ALISTIR: Gaelic form of Latin Alexandrus, meaning "defender of mankind."

  12. ANÉISLIS: Irish Gaelic name derived from a byname meaning "careful, thoughtful." Stanislas and Standish are Anglicized forms.

  13. AODH (pronounced ee): Modern Irish and Scottish Gaelic form of Old Gaelic Áed, meaning "fire." In Celtic mythology, this is the name of a sun god. 

  14. AONGHAS: Gaelic name composed of the elements aon "excellent" and gais "boldness, valor," hence "excellent valor." In Celtic mythology, this is the name of a god of youth and love. Also spelled Aonghus. Translated by the Scottish into Aeneas

  15. AONGHUS: Variant spelling of Gaelic Aonghas, meaning "excellent valor." 

  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. BARRA: Short form of Gaelic Fionnbarra, meaning "fair-headed." Compare with feminine Barra.

  18. BEARNARD: Gaelic form of French Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."

  19. BIORNA: Gaelic name of Nordic origin, meaning "bear."

  20. BRÁDACH: Gaelic name, possibly from a contracted form of brághadach, meaning "large-chested."

  21. BRAONÁN: Gaelic name composed of the elements braon "drop, moisture," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little drop."

  22. BRIANT: Gaelic name composed of bri "exalted" and the termination -ant implying the state of that to which it is affixed, hence "the exalted one." Compare with another form of Briant.
  23. BRÓGÁN: Old Gaelic name composed of the word br�g "shoe," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little shoe."
  24. CAINNEACH: Variant spelling of Gaelic Cainnech, meaning "comely; finely made." 
  25. CAINNECH: Gaelic byname meaning "comely; finely made." Kenneth is an Anglicized form. 
  26. CAISIDE: Gaelic byname derived from the word cas meaning "curly(-headed.)" Cassidy is the Anglicized form.
  27. CAOINDEALBHÁN: Old Gaelic name composed of caoin "comely, fair," dealbh "form," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little fair-formed one."
  28. CAOLÁN: Gaelic name composed of the word caol "narrow" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little slender one."
  29. CAOLLADHE: Old Gaelic name derived from the element caol, meaning "slender."
  30. CAOMH: Gaelic name derived from the word caomh, meaning "beloved, comely." 
  31. CATHARNACH: Gaelic byname meaning "soldier, warlike."
  32. CATHASACH: Gaelic byname meaning "vigilant, wakeful."
  33. CEALLAIR: Old Gaelic occupational name transferred to forename use, derived from the word cealloir, meaning "superior of a church cell." 
  34. CEARNAIGH: Gaelic name derived from the word cearnach, meaning "victor, winner."
  35. CIAN: Irish Gaelic name meaning "ancient, distant." In mythology, this is the name of the son-in-law of Brian Boru.
  36. CIAR: Old Gaelic name derived from the word ciar, meaning "black."
  37. CIARÁN: Irish name composed of Gaelic ciar "black" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little black one."
  38. CIARDHA: Gaelic name derived from the word ciar, meaning "black, dark."
  39. COINÍN: Old Gaelic byname composed of the word cano "wolf" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little wolf."
  40. COINNEACH: Variant form of Gaelic Cainneach, meaning "comely; finely made."
  41. CÓNÁN: Irish Gaelic name which was originally a byname derived from a diminutive form of "hound," hence "little hound."
  42. CONRÍ: Gaelic name composed of the elements conn "chief, head, hound" and ri "king," hence "chief-king" or "hound-king."
  43. CUIDIGHTHEACH: Old Gaelic name meaning "helper."
  44. DAIMHÍN: Old Gaelic byname meaning "little fawn, little stag."
  45. DÁLACH: Gaelic name derived from the word dál, meaning "assembly, gathering."
  46. DEORADHÁN: Old Gaelic name composed of the elements deòradh "exile, outlaw, pilgrim," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little exile" or "little pilgrim."
  47. DIARMAID: Irish name probably composed of the Gaelic elements "without" and airmait "envy," hence "without envy." In mythology, this is the name of a High King of Ireland.
  48. DIARMUID: Early Gaelic form of Irish Diarmaid, meaning "without envy."
  49. DOMHNALL: Scottish Gaelic name composed of the Celtic elements dubno "world" and val "rule," hence "world ruler."
  50. DONNDUBHÁN: Old Gaelic name composed of the elements donn "brown," and dubh "dark, black," and the diminutive suffix -án, hence "little dark brown one."
  51. DUIBHÍN: Gaelic byname meaning "little black one."
  52. EACHTHIGHEARNA: Gaelic name composed of the elements each "horse," and tighearna "lord, master," hence "lord of horses."
  53. FEARCHAR: Gaelic name composed of the elements fear "man" and char "dear," hence "dear man."
  54. FEARDORCHA: Gaelic name composed of the elements fear "man" and dorcha "dark," hence "dark man."
  55. FEARGHAL: Gaelic name composed of the elements fear "man" and gal "valor," hence "man of valor."
  56. FEARGHAS: Variant spelling of Gaelic Fearghus, meaning "strong-man." 
  57. FEARGHUS: Gaelic name composed of the elements fear "man" and gus "ability, strength, vigor," hence "strong-man."
  58. FÉIDHLIM: Short form of Irish Gaelic Féidhlimidh, possibly meaning "hospitable."
  59. FÉIDHLIMIDH: Irish Gaelic name, possibly derived from the word féile, meaning "hospitable."
  60. FINN: Old Irish form of modern Gaelic Fionn, meaning "fair, white." In Irish legend, this is the name of a hero, Finn MacCool, who became all-knowing after eating a magic salmon. Compare with another form of Finn.

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