Celtic Baby Names for Boys
From a Welsh word for 'prince.'
From the The Irish word brog, 'shoe,' plus a diminutive suffix.
Cameron (m or f)
From the Scottish words cam, 'bent,' and sron, 'nose.'
From the Scottish words cam, 'bent,' and beul, 'mouth.'
The second element may come from the Welsh word gwen, 'fair, blessed.'
From the Irish word cu, 'wolf, hound,' plus a diminutive suffix.
From the Scottish word creag, 'crag.'
From an early Gaelic name meaning 'world mighty.'
From the Gaelic elements dubh, 'dark,' and glas, 'water.'
From the Gaelic words donn, 'brown, dark,' and either cath, 'warrior,' or ceann, 'head, chief.'
From the Welsh elements dy, perhaps meaning 'great,' and llanw, 'tide.'
From the Gaelic word gleann, 'mountain valley.'
From the Celtic words gor and dun, likely meaning 'great' and 'hill.'
Kennedy (m or f)
One possible origin is the Irish word cinneidigh, 'helmeted head' or 'ugly head.'
Irish, either from a word for 'war, strife,' or a different word meaning 'church.'
From the Gaelic word leamhann, 'elm,' plus a locational suffix.
An Irish short form of William.
Could be from a Scottish place name meaning 'little hollow.'
From the Welsh word mad, 'fortunate, good.'
From the Scottish phrase mael coluim, 'disciple of Saint Columba.'
Morgan (m or f)
From the Welsh elements mor and cant, possibly meaning 'sea' and 'circle.'
From an Irish name perhaps meaning 'champion' or 'chariot fighter.'
From a Welsh word that might mean either 'enthusiasm' or 'ardor.'
From the Scottish word for 'headland, promontory.'
From the Irish word for king, ri, plus a diminutive suffix.
From the Welsh words tref, 'town,' and mawr, 'large.'
Vaughan (m or f)
From a Welsh surname meaning 'small, little.'
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