Gaelic girl names

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Gaelic girl names starting with A

Abaigeal

Aeran – Aeran as a girl’s name is related to the Gaelic name Erin. The meaning of Aeran is ‘Ireland’.

Aerin – Aerin as a girl’s name is related to the Gaelic name Erin. The meaning of Aerin is ‘Ireland’.

Aeryn – Variant of Erin, literally means the country of Ireland.

Aerynne – Aerynne is an unpopular girl’s name.

Afton – From the River Afton

Aidan – “Sex and the City” introduced many people to the name Aidan through Carrie Bradshaw’s guy. The name reached its peak of popularity around 2013. It comes from “aed,” the Gaelic word for fire (appropriately enough, the character Aidan Shaw was smokin’ hot!), Aidan is a saint’s name too, the most well known was Saint Aidan of Iona, who helped bring Christianity to the Saxons. Similar-sounding names are Hayden, Braden and Jayden, which work for girls too. Ireland prefers Aidan, but Aiden is tops in the US.

Aidana – Aidana as a girl’s name is related to the Gaelic name Edana. The meaning of Aidana is ‘fire’.

Aila – Aila as a girl’s name is related to the Norman name Aileen.

    Gifts for Boys

Ailbhe – Fair, white

Ailee – Ailee as a girl’s name is related to the Norman name Aileen.

Ailis

Ailiue – Diminutive of Ailis

Ailsa – Fairy rock

Aine – Aine as a girl’s name is of Gaelic and Celtic origin, and the meaning of Aine is ‘brilliant, happiness’.

Aingealag – Angel

Ainsley – From Ann’s meadow

Airin – Airin as a girl’s name is related to the Gaelic name Erin. The meaning of Airin is ‘Ireland’.

Aisling – Fantasy, dream

Aislinn – Inspiration

    Gifts for Girls

Aithne – Aithne as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Aithne is ‘fire’.

Alain – Bright

Alana

Alanna – Bright

Alanna – Form of Alana, filled with beauty and serenity

Alayne – Bright

Alina – Bright

Allanagh – A variant form of name Alana which means precious, serene, Fair Maiden, Beautiful Maiden

Annabelle – Joy

Ansley – From the field of hermits

    Gifts for Her

Aoibheann – From a glossy place

Aoife – Derived from the Irish word aoibh, meaning ‘beauty’. According to Irish legend Aoife was the greatest female warrior in the world.

Apirka – Pleasant, variant of Africa

Apirka – Pleasant

Arin – From Ireland

Arinne – Arinne as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘Ireland’.

Arlen – Arlen as a boy’s name (also used as girl’s name Arlen), is pronounced AR-len. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Arlen is ‘pledge, oath’.

Arlene – Oath

Arlie – Oath

Ashlynn – Ashlynn is derived from the Irish/Gaelic word for dream.

    Gifts for Him

Athol – New Irish land

Audan – Audan as a girl’s name is related to the Gaelic name Aidan. The meaning of Audan is ‘fire’.

Aydana – Aydana as a girl’s name is related to the Greek name Edana. The meaning of Aydana is ‘fire’.

Aydenn – Aydenn as a girl’s name is related to the Gaelic name Aidan. The meaning of Aydenn is ‘fire’.

Gaelic girl names starting with B

Bairbre – Foreign woman, stranger, variant of Barbara

Beagan – Little one

Beathag – Living

Berett – Berett as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Berett is ‘exalted one’. Berett is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Berget – Berget as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Berget is ‘exalted one’. Berget is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bergett – Bergett as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Bergett is ‘exalted one’. Bergett is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bergette – Bergette is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bevin – Bevin as a girl’s name (also used as boy’s name Bevin). Anglicized form of the Gaelic name B?hinn.

Biddie – Biddie as a girl’s name has Gaelic origins. The meaning of Biddie is ‘exalted one’. Is related to the names Biddy and Bridget.

Biddy – Biddy as a girl’s name. Seldom used outside Ireland nowadays, as the phrase ‘an old biddy’ has come to denote a tiresome old woman.

Birgett – Birgett as a girl’s name has Gaelic origins. The meaning of Birgett is ‘exalted one’. Is related to the name Bridget.

Birkita – Birkita as a girl’s name has Gaelic origins. The meaning of Birkita is ‘exalted one’. Is related to the name Bridget.

Birkitta – Birkitta is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Birkitte – Birkitte is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Birte – Birte as a girl’s name has Gaelic origins. The meaning of Birte is ‘exalted one’. Is related to the name Bridget.

Bitta – Bitta as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Bitta is ‘exalted one’. Bitta is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Blaine – Blaine is used as a boy’s name and as girl’s name. Blaine is of Gaelic origin ‘yellow’.

Blair – The name Blair means ‘field’ or ‘plain’ and is Scottish in origin. Also used as a boy’s name.

Blayne – Blayne is used as a boy’s name and as girl’s name. Blayne is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘yellow’.

Bracken – Bracken as a boy’s name (also used as girl’s name Bracken). Plant name: a large coarse fern.

Breck – Breck as a boy’s name (also used as girl’s name Breck), is pronounced brek. It is of Gaelic and Old English origin, and the meaning of Breck is ‘freckled, gap’.

Bree – Hill

Breena – Fairy palace, also variant of Brianna and Sabrina

Breena – Breena as a girl’s name is pronounced BREE-nah. Short form of Brianna and Sabrina.

Brenda – Little raven

Brenda – A sharp weapon, a sword

Brenie – Brenie is a girl’s name meaning ‘little drop of water’ or ‘raven or black-haired’. It is a variant of the Gaelic name Brenna.

Brenna – Brenna as a girl’s name is pronounced BREN-ah. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Brenna is ‘little drop of water, raven or black-haired’.

Brennah – Brennah is a girl’s name meaning ‘little drop of water’ or ‘raven or black-haired’. It comes from the Gaelic name Brenna.

Brenyn – Brenyn is a girl or boy’s name meaning ‘little drop of water’ or ‘raven or black-haired’. It comes from the Gaelic name Brenna.

Briana – A variant of Brian, this lyrical name means noble, exalted and strong.

Briddgett – Briddgett is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bridee – Bridee is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bridey – Bridey is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bridget – Bridget as a girl’s name is pronounced BRIH-jet. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Bridget is ‘exalted one’.

Bridgete – Bridgete is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bridgett – Bridgett is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bridgette – Bridgette is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bridgid – Bridgid is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bridgit – Bridgit as a girl’s name has Gaelic origins. The meaning of Bridgit is ‘exalted one’. Is related to the name Bridget.

Bridgitte – Bridgitte is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bridgot – Bridgot is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bridi – Bridi is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bridy – Bridy is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brietta – Brietta is a girl’s name meaning ‘thorny bush of wild roses, brambles’, or ‘exalted one’. It is a variant of the English name Briar and the Gaelic name Bridget.

Briget – Briget is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brigett – Brigett is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brigette – Brigette is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Briggette – Briggette is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Briggitte – Briggitte is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brighid – Brighid is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bright – Bright is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brigid – Brigid is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brigida – Brigida is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brigidine – Brigidine is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brigit – Brigit as a girl’s name has Gaelic origins. The meaning of Brigit is ‘exalted one’. Is related to the name Bridget.

Brigita – Brigita is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brigitt – Brigitt is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brigitta – Brigitta is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brijet – Brijet is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brijit – Brijit is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brijitte – Brijitte is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brogan – Shoemaking

Bronte – Receiver

Brydget – Brydget is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brydgit – Brydgit is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brydgitta – Brydgitta is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brydgitte – Brydgitte is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brydie – Brydie is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brydjette – Brydjette is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brydjitt – Brydjitt is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bryget – Bryget is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brygette – Brygette is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brygid – Brygid is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Brygit – Brygit as a girl’s name has Gaelic origins. The meaning of Brygit is ‘exalted one’. Is related to the name Bridget.

Brygitte – Brygitte is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bryjet – Bryjet is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Bryjit – Bryjit is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Gaelic girl names starting with C

Caela – Slender, feminine form of Keelan

Caelan – Caelan as a boy’s name (also used as girl’s name Caelan), is pronounced KAY-lan, SHAY-lin. It is of Gaelic origin. Cailean relates to Saint Columba (see Calum) as Crisdean does to Christ and Moirean to Mary.

Cailan – Child

Caileen – Caileen is a girl’s name meaning ‘girl’ that is related to the Gaelic name Cailin.

Caileigh

Cailin – Cailin as a girl’s name (also used as boy’s name Cailin), is pronounced KAY-lin. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cailin is ‘girl’.

Cairistiona

Caitlynn – Variant of Kaitlyn, innocent and dainty.

Caitriona

Caleigh

Caleigh – Sleek and quick, agile.

Callee

Callen – Powerful in battle

Calli

Callie

Calynn – Powerful in battle.

Cameron – Crooked nose

Cameron – One with a crooked nose

Caoilfhionn – Slender and fair

Caoimhe – Pretty, gentle

Carey – Ciardha’s descendent

Cari – Cari as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cari is ‘love’.

Carlin – Little champion

Carling – Little champion

Carol – Melody, song, feminine form of Carl

Casey

Casey – Alert, watchful

Cassidy

Cathrine – Pure, form of the Greek Catherine

Catriona – Pure

Cayla – Thin and lanky, tall.

Caylee

Cayleigh – Fair complected, translucent, thin and waif-like.

Cayley

Cayley – A variant of the name Kayley which is derived from the Irish surname

Caylie

Caylin – Girl, lass

Ceallach – Strife

Ceara

Ceili – Ceili as a girl’s name has Gaelic origins. The meaning of Ceili is ‘slender’. Is related to the name Kaylee and could also derive from the Gaelic name for a traditional social dance.

Ceilidh – Ceilidh as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Ceilidh is ‘visit, visiting’.

Cerie – It’s a made up name, delicate bird’s whistle

Chay – A fairy tale

Chevaune – The gracious God

Ciarran – One who is dark and dusky

Ciorstaidh – One who is a follower of Jesus Christ

Codie – The son of Oda, from the Oda clan

Coleen – Coleen as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘girl, wench’.

Colleen

Colleen – Colleen as a girl’s name is pronounced kah-LEEN. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Colleen is ‘girl, wench’.

Collena – Collena is a girl’s name of Gaelic origin meaning ‘girl, wench’.

Collene – Collene as a girl’s name is a variant of Colleen (Gaelic), and the meaning of Collene is ‘girl, wench’.

Cori – From the hollow

Gaelic girl names starting with D

Dacia – The one from South

Dallas – Dallas means coming from the Dallas. It is also the name of a city in Texas.

Damhnait – Young dear

Darra – Oak tree

Darra – Wisdom, Oak tree

Darthula – Beautiful eyes

Dayle – Valley, an assembly

Dedra – A steady, raging and versatile being

Deidra – Raging

Deidra – One who has delicate heart

Deirbhile – Poet’s child

Deirdre – Real woman

Delaney – This fierce-sounding name may mean challenger.

Delanie – Born out of Alder grove

Delma – Beautiful daughter

Dempsey – Proud

Deoiridh – Pilgrim woman

Derval – Poet’s child

Dervila – Poet’s child

Devin – Of a little deer

Devnet – Young dear

Devon – Of a little deer

Devyn – Variant of Devan, harvester of the earth.

Diorbhall – Gaelic form of Dorothy

Donalda – Ruler of all, feminine form of Donald

Donalda – They are the masters who rule many

Donaldina – Ruler of the world

Donella – Ruler of the world

Donia – A person who rules everybody.

Dorene – Stady worker, blonde person

Duana – Coming from darkness

Dymphna – A little eligible peson, little poet

Dympna – A little person who is good natured

Gaelic girl names starting with E

Ealasaid – Devoted to God, Gaelic variant of Elizabeth

Ealasaid – One who is devoted to God and humanity

Eavan – Eavan as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘fair’. It is also the anglicized form of Aoibheann.

Edana – Edana as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘fire’. It is the feminine form of Aidan, the name of a seventh-century Irish saint and monk.

Edna – Little seed, kernel

Eideann – Fiery

Eileen – Eileen as a girl’s name is derived from the Norman French ‘aveline’ meaning ‘hazelnut’.

Eilidh – Meaning light, Eilidh is a Scottish variation of the English Ellie.

Eilionoir – Gaelic form of Eleanor

Eilise – Eilise as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘with God’.

Eimear – Quick

Eimhir – Quick

Eire – Eire as a girl’s name is related to the Gaelic name Erin. The meaning of Eire is ‘Ireland’.

Eireann – Ireland land, one who belongs from Ireland

Eireen – A peace loving and humble natured being

Eirin – Eirin as a girl’s name is related to the Gaelic name Erin. The meaning of Eirin is ‘Ireland’.

Eirinn – Eirinn as a girl’s name is related to the Gaelic name Erin. The meaning of Eirinn is ‘Ireland’.

Eiryn – Eiryn as a girl’s name is related to the Gaelic name Erin. The meaning of Eiryn is ‘Ireland’.

Eirynn – Eirynn as a girl’s name is related to the Gaelic name Erin. The meaning of Eirynn is ‘Ireland’.

Eithne – Little seed, kernel

Elva – Fair, white

Emer – this means someone who has been blessed by the six gifts of womanhood.

Emeria – it means someone who is from the north with great beauty and honour.

Enya – Little seed, kernel

Erian – someone from Ireland.

Erin – Peace

Erin – An Irish name doesn’t get more Irish than Erin, which means…Ireland! A top 100 contender on the popularity charts from the early 1970s until 2005, Erin may have lost some of her ratings steam to other up-and-coming Gaelic girls’ baby names, such as Maeve and Aoife, but she has lost none of her charm. She’ll always evoke friendliness, honesty and pride in her heritage. As the saying goes, Erin go bragh (“Ireland forever”).

Erina – Erina as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Erina is ‘Ireland’. Erina is a variant of the Gaelic name Erin.

Erinn – Erinn as a girl’s name is related to the Gaelic name Erin. The meaning of Erinn is ‘Ireland’.

Erinna – Erinna as a girl’s name is related to the Gaelic name Erin. The meaning of Erinna is ‘Ireland’.

Erinne – Erinne as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘Ireland’.

Erline – Girl from Ireland

Erline – a girl from Ireland.

Eryn

Eryn – Eryn as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘Ireland’.

Erynn

Erynn – Erynn as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘Ireland’.

Ethne – a Gaelic word for fire.

Ethney – a Celtic word meaning fire.

Ethnie – a feminized word which means fire.

Etna – Little seed, kernel

Gaelic girl names starting with F

Faryl – Derived from the name Farrell, Faryl means ‘superior man’ or ‘heroic’.

Fergie – Vigorous

Fiachna – A raven-like woman

Fidelma – Beautiful daughter

Fineen – A light-colored child

Fingal – A fair Sranger who is powerful

Finley – Pure fighter

Fiona

Fionnula – Form of FIONA. white, fair

Fiora – Fiora as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘little flower’.

Firas – A lion, Highly insightful and astute

Gaelic girl names starting with G

Gael – Unisex with a twist: As a boy’s name, Gael is pronounced ga-EL, but for girls, it’s said as the one-syllable gale. It’s got lots of fans and not just in Gaelic-centric Scotland and Ireland—parents in Wales, Spain and Brittany, France, like it a lot too. But it didn’t become a known name in the US until 2002. Since then, the success of film and TV actor Gael Garcia Bernal has kept the name prominent and on the radar of parents, many of whom think it’s ideal for their beloved babies. Alternate spellings include Gale (like “The Hunger Games” character) and Gail.

Giolla – Servant

Giorsal – Gaelic form of Grizel

Giorsal – Giorsal is a Gaelic name and means Having Grey Hair.

Glen – From the glen or valley

Glencora – Glencora means Lady of the Valley or Heart of the Valley

Glenda – Divine Goodness

Glenn

Glenna – Living in the valley

Glynnis – Glynnis means From the Glen and is female name

Grainne – From the grain

Grania – love

Gaelic girl names starting with H

Hormat – Honour

Gaelic girl names starting with I

Imogen – Young maiden

Ireland – Woman from Ireland

Isla – From Islay or Aileach, which means Rocky Place

Isobail – Devoted to God

Gaelic girl names starting with J

Jakodi – Oda’s child

Gaelic girl names starting with K

Kacy – From initials K.C.

Kaelan – Thin

Kaelee – Kaelee as a girl’s name has English origins. The meaning of Kaelee is ‘keeper of the keys, pure, slender’. Is related to the name Kayla.

Kaeleigh – Kaeleigh as a girl’s name has English and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Kaeleigh is ‘keeper of the keys, pure, slender’. Is related to the name Kayla and Kaylee.

Kaeley – Kaeleyas a girl’s name has English and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Kaelee is ‘keeper of the keys, pure, slender’. Is related to the name Kayla and Kaylee.

Kaelie – Kaelie as a girl’s name has Irish and Gaelic origins. The meaning of of Kaelie is ‘slim and fair, slender’. Is related to the names Kayla and Kaylee.

Kailee – Kailee as a girl’s name has English and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Kailee is ‘keeper of the keys, pure, slender’. Is related to the name Kayla and Kaylee.

Kaili – Kaili is a girl’s name of Gaelic origin meaning ‘slender’.

Kailla – Kailla means Narrow

Kalan – Kalan means Slender, Fair

Kalee – Kalee as a girl’s name has Gaelic and American origins. The meaning of Kalee is ‘slender’. Is related to the names Kay and Lee.

Kaley – Celebration

Kaley – form of KELLY – farm by the spring

Kalie – Kalie as a girl’s name has Arabic, Gaelic, and American origins. The meaning of Kalie is ‘darling, beloved, slender’. Is related to the names Kalila and Kaylee.

Kalin – Kalin is a boy or girl’s name that is a variant of the Gaelic name Kaelan.

Kallan – Powerful in battle

Kallan – Gaelic meaning of the name is Powerful in the Battle, Scandinavian meaning is The Water that Flows

Kallie – From the forest, variant of Cayley

Kamrin – Kamrin name means Crooked Nose

Kari – As a female name Kari means Black haired one in Gaelic, or Nordic Free Woman. Male version of the name means Strong in French and Tremenduos in Scandinavian

Karsyn – Variant of Carson, doesn’t mind getting his hands dirty, hard worker.

Kasey – Alert, watchful

Kassidy – Kassidy means She is Clever, or She of a Curly Hair

Kassity – The name means She is Full of Love

Kaylea – Kaylea as a girl’s name has English, Irish and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Kaylea is ‘keeper of the keys, pure, slender’. Is related to the name Kayla and the word Caol. Was derived from Irish surnames.

Kaylee – It’s a wonder that Kaylee is still in the game, given the fierce competition from Caylee, Kayleigh, Kayley, Kayli, Kailee, Kaylie, Kaley, Kali and Kailey. After 30-plus years, this invented spelling and combination of Kay and Lee shows no sign of stopping. No doubt Kaylee is riding a wave of popularity for girls’ names ending in –ly, –y, –ee and –ie. It’s a variation of Kayla that has proved to be more popular than Kayla or the upstarts Kylee and Kynlee.

Kayleen – Kayleen as a girl’s name English, Gaelic and American origins. The meaning of Kayleen is ‘keeper of the keys, pure, slender’. Is related to the names Kayla, Kaylee, and Kaylin.

Kaylei – Kaylei as a girl’s name has Gaelic and American origins. The meaning of Kaylei is ‘slender’. Is related to the names Kay and Lee.

Kayleigh – Kayleigh means The gathering where people Dance

Kaylene – Kaylene as a girl’s name is a variant of Kaylee (Gaelic), and the meaning of Kaylene is ‘slender’.

Kayli – Kayli as a girl’s name has Greek and English origins. The meaning of Kayli is ‘slender’. Is related to the name Kaylee and Calle.

Kaylie – Kaylie name means Rare Beauty, Slender

Kayliegh – An anglicized spelling of the Gaelic word for ‘dance’ or ‘celebration’ – ceilidh.

Kaylleigh – Kaylleigh as a girl’s name has English and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Kaylleigh is ‘keeper of the keys, pure, slender’. Is related to the name Kayla and Kaylee.

Kaylley – Kaylley as a girl’s name has English and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Kailee is ‘keeper of the keys, pure, slender’. Is related to the name Kayla and Kaylee.

Kealey – Kealey, as a girl or boy’s name, has English, Irish and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Kealey is ‘slender, pretty’. Is related to the names Keely and Kealy.

Kealy – Kealy, as a girl or boy’s name, has Irish origins. The meaning of Kealy is ‘handsome, slender, pretty’. Is related to the names Keely and Aeary.

Keavy – The name means She is Precious

Keelan – little and slender

Keeler – The name means She is Full of Grace and Beauty

Keeley – Keeley as a girl or boy’s name, has English, Irish and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Keeley is ‘slender, pretty’. Is related to the names Keely and Kealy.

Keeli – Keeli as a girl’s name has English, Irish and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Keeli is ‘slender, pretty’. Is related to the names Keely and Kealy.

Keelia – Keelia as a girls name has English, Irish and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Keelia is ‘slender, pretty’. Is related to the names Keely and Kealy.

Keelie – Keelie as a girl or boy’s name, has English, Irish and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Keelie is ‘slender, pretty’. Is related to the names Keely and Kealy.

Keely – Keely as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘slender or pretty’.

Keelyn – Keelyn as a girl’s name has English, Irish and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Keelyn is ‘slender, pretty’. Is related to the names Keely and Kealy.

Keena – Keena means a Brave Girl or Woman

Keeva – The name means a Gentle Beauty

Keheley – Keheley means She is a Slender Woman

Keiara – Keiara name means She Has Beautiful Black Hair

Keighley – Keighley as a girl’s name has English, Irish and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Keighley is ‘slender, pretty’. Is related to the names Keely and Kealy.

Keighly – Keighly as a girl’s name has English, Irish and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Keighly is ‘slender, pretty’. Is related to the names Keely and Kealy.

Keilee – Kailee means She is a Warrior and a Fighter

Keili – Keili as a girl’s name has English, Irish and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Keili is ‘slender, pretty’. Is related to the names Keely and Kealy.

Keilidh – Keilidh as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘visit, visiting’.

Keilie – Keilie as a girl’s name has English, Irish and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Keilie is ‘slender, pretty’. Is related to the names Keely and Kealy.

Keitha – Forest

Kellan – It first made the Top 1000 in 2007, but once Twilight opened in movie theaters the next year, the name became even more popular. The reason? Kellan Lutz, a hunky actor featured in the film and its sequels, kept the name front and center for several years. It’s mostly used in the US for boys but girls are getting in on the name too. There’s some uncertainty as to which Scottish surname or word the name came from, but does it matter? It landed with Kellan Lutz!

Kellen – Kellen as a boy’s name (also used as girl’s name Kellen), is pronounced KEL-en. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kellen is ‘slender’.

Kelley – Warrior

Kelli – Form of KELLY. farm by the spring

Kellie – War, strife, bright-headed

Kelly – Warrior or bright-minded

Kellye – Lively, aggressive.

Kellyn – Kellyn as a girl’s name has German and Celtic origins. The meaning of Kellyn is ‘powerful, bright-headed, slender, fair’. Is related to the name Keelan.

Kellynn – The name means Lean, Little

Kenadee – Form of Kennedy – armored head, helmeted chief

Kenadi – Form of Kennedy – armored head, helmeted chief

Kenadie – Form of Kennedy – armored head, helmeted chief

Kenady – Form of Kennedy – armored head, helmeted chief

Kenedi – Form of Kennedy – armored head, helmeted chief

Kenedy – Form of Kennedy – armored head, helmeted chief

Kenina – Pretty woman

Kenisha – Pretty woman

Kenna – Form of McKenna, Kenna means attractive one, good-looking. It is also the female version of Kenneth.

Kennadee – Form of Kennedy – armored head, helmeted chief

Kennadi – Form of Kennedy – armored head, helmeted chief

Kennadie – Form of Kennedy – armored head, helmeted chief

Kennady – Form of Kennedy – armored head, helmeted chief

Kenndra – Kenndra means Understanding, Knoweldge

Kennedee – Form of Kennedy – armored head, helmeted chief

Kennedi – A variant of Kennedy, it stands for strength and compassion with a formal meaning of armored head.

Kennedie – Form of Kennedy – armored head, helmeted chief

Kennedy – Helmet-head or misshapen head

Kennedy – An Anglicized version of the Irish Gaelic name Cinnéidigh, meaning ‘helmeted chief.’ Used as both a boys’ and a girls’ name. Well-known Kennedys: President John F. Kennedy, his brother Robert Kennedy, and the rest of their clan.

Kennette – Kennette Fire Born

Kennidi – Form of Kennedy – armored head, helmeted chief

Kennidy – Form of Kennedy – armored head, helmeted chief

Kennis – beautiful

Kensley – Kensley can mean the field of a leader.

Kenzie – Kenzie means Fair and Handsome One

Kerry – From the Ciar’s tribe

Keyley – Keyley as a girl’s name has English, Irish and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Keyley is ‘slender, pretty’. Is related to the names Keely and Kealy.

Keylie – Keylie as a girl’s name has English, Irish and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Keylie is ‘slender, pretty’. Is related to the names Keely and Kealy.

Keylley – Keylley as a girl’s name has English, Irish and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Keylley is ‘slender, pretty’. Is related to the names Keely and Kealy.

Keyllie – Keyllie as a girl’s name has English, Irish and Gaelic origins. The meaning of Keyllie is ‘slender, pretty’. Is related to the names Keely and Kealy.

Kiandra – Kiandra means Archaic

Kiandre – Kiandre means Ancient, Old

Kianna – Kianna means Something very Old

Kianne – Kianne means Centuries Old, Ancient

Kiara – Kiara means a Woman With Raven-Black, Dark Hair

Kiernan – dark-skinned

Kinley – Son of the white warrior

Kirov – Kirov means Black

Kiyle – Kiyle means Narrows

Kolleen – Kolleen as a girl’s name has Gaelic origins. The meaning of Kolleen is ‘girl’. Is related to the name Colleen.

Kolline – Kolline as a girl’s name is a variant of Colleen (Gaelic), and the meaning of Kolline is ‘girl’.

Koree – The name means Near a Hollow

Koribella – Koribella is mostly used as a surname, means Holder of the Spear

Kyelle – A narrow strait of a water

Kyla – Victorious, a narrow strait or channel.

Kylah – Feminine of Kyle.

Kyle – With a mash-up of Scottish and Irish roots and derived from the Gaelic “caol” (meaning, narrow), Kyle is a favorite of parents who want a strong yet stylish name for their child. It doesn’t discriminate when it comes to gender—it works for ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ star Kyle Richards as much as it does for hunky ‘Bloodline’ actor Kyle Chandler. If the unisex thing isn’t appealing to you, it’s easy to feminize the name for a baby girl by going with Kyla or Kylie.

Kylea – Feminine of Kyle.

Kylee – Feminine of Kyle.

Kyleigh – Feminine of Kyle.

Kyleigh – Fem. form of KYLE – handsome, near the chapel

Kylen – Living near a narrow channel

Kyli – Feminine of Kyle.

Kylie – Victorious, a narrow strait or channel.

Kylie – Living near a narrow channel

Kylin – Feminine of Kyle.

Kyna – wise

Kynnedi – Form of Kennedy – armored head, helmeted chief

Kynnedy – Form of Kennedy – armored head, helmeted chief

Gaelic girl names starting with L

Labridget – Labridget is a girl’s name meaning ‘exalted one’ that is a variant of the Gaelic name Bridget.

Lamorna – The name of a small village in Cornwell, meaning ‘beloved’ .

Laoidheach – From the pasture

Leanna – From Gaelic name Helen meaning beautiful, light woman

Lennox – from the field of elm trees

Leslee – A holly tree found in the gardens

Lesley – Garden of holly

Lesley – Form of LESLIE. small meadow

Lesli – A garden where the holly tree grows

Leslie

Leslie – Holly orchard

Lesly – Lesly means garden of berry plants.

Liadain – A lady of grey hair

Liadan – A woman of grey hair

Liadawn – A grey lady from Irish folklore

Logan – From the hollow

Logan – Traditionally a Scottish last name meaning ‘dweller at a little hollow.’ In Irish, it means ‘small cove.’ Now used for boys and girls. Well-known Logans: Wolverine’s alias in X-Men, the book, movie, and TV series Logan’s Run.

Loman – A bare and empty place

Lundie – Lundie as a girl’s name has Gaelic origins. The meaning of Lundie is ‘marsh’. Is related to the name Lundy.

Gaelic girl names starting with M

Mackenna – Celtic – Son of Cionaodh, Gaelic – Son of Coinneach, Son of Kenneth.

Mackensie – Form of MACKENZIE – son of a wise ruler, born of fire

Mackenzi – Form of MACKENZIE – son of a wise ruler, born of fire

Mackenzie – Originally a Scottish last name. In Gaelic, it means ‘comely.’ It can also mean ‘child of the wise leader’ and ‘born of fire.’ It’s used as both a boys’ and a girls’ name but is more popular for girls.

Mackenzy – Form of MACKENZIE – son of a wise ruler, born of fire

Mackinzie – Form of MACKENZIE – son of a wise ruler, born of fire

Maeve – Intoxicating woman

Maioc – A name given to the good god

Mairghread – Gaelic name for a pearl

Makena – Makena as a girl’s name used in Gaelic as a variant of Makenna ‘from McKenna’.

Makenna – Fire born

Makensie – Form of MACKENZIE – son of a wise ruler, born of fire

Makenzee – Form of MACKENZIE – son of a wise ruler, born of fire

Makenzi – Form of MACKENZIE – son of a wise ruler, born of fire

Makenzy – Variant of Mackenzie, wise and dedicated to education.

Makinzie – Form of MACKENZIE – son of a wise ruler, born of fire

Makynzie – Variant of Mackenzie, wise and dedicated to education.

Malina – Follower of Saint Columba

Malvina – Woman with smooth forehead

Maolmin – Polished chief

Marsaili – A dame that is as beautiful as a pearl

Marsali – Pearl

Marsali – A maiden who is like a pearl

Mckenna – Fire born

Mckenzee – Form of MACKENZIE – son of a wise ruler, born of fire

Mckenzi – Form of MACKENZIE – son of a wise ruler, born of fire

Mckenzie – Pretty, good-looking

Mckenzy – Form of MACKENZIE – son of a wise ruler, born of fire

Mckinley – Variant of MacKinley, the name means the ruler’s son. Think of Mount McKinley, the tallest mountain in America, named for former president William McKinley.

Mckinzie – Form of MACKENZIE – son of a wise ruler, born of fire

Meegan – Meegan as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘soft or gentle’.

Meeghan – Meeghan is a girl’s name meaning ‘soft’ or ‘gentle’ that comes from the Gaelic name Meegan.

Mekenzie – Form of MACKENZIE – son of a wise ruler, born of fire

Meleas – A servant of Jesus, one who serves Jesus for lifetime

Melias – A lady who serves Jesus as a servant

Melisus – One who serves Jesus for blessings

Meliz – A Jesus’ servant, always blessed by Jesus

Merle – Shiny sea

Merletta – Shiny sea

Merna – Affectionate

Meryl – Shiny sea

Mhairi – A variant of the name Mary, from the Hebrew meaning ‘bitterness’ or ‘longed for child’.

Mikenzie – Form of MACKENZIE – son of a wise ruler, born of fire

Milligan – A Christianity ritual of shaving head

Mona – Yearning, wanting, keeps to ones self.

Mor – Great

Mora – Great

Morna – A beloved person who is delightful to all

Muirne – Merry

Muriel – Shiny sea

Mykenzie – Form of MACKENZIE – son of a wise ruler, born of fire

Myrna – Merry

Gaelic girl names starting with N

Neala – Supporter, titleholder, winner, campaigner.

Neelie – Winner, victor, overcomer, beater.

Neilina – Champion

Nialla – Supporter, supporter, winner, campaigner.

Nigella – The name of the flower, one of the floras.

Niniane – Ash, one who always rises up

Nola – Nola means light, torch. It is also known to be mean white shoulder.

Nualla – Fair. lovely

Gaelic girl names starting with O

Ona – graceful one

Onora – The person who deserves the integrity.

Oona – In Gaelic it means Lamb. In English it means Universal one.

Orla – Princess of gold

Orlagh – The feelings of great warmth.

Gaelic girl names starting with P

Paisley – As well as being a town in the Scottish Lowlands and a former Roman fort, this is also the name given to a type of fabric and is probably derived from the Latin basilica meaning ‘church’.

Peigi – Peg

Gaelic girl names starting with Q

Quinlan – Graceful, strong, well made, also a variant of Quinn

Quinlee – Woman of wisdom

Quinley – She who is intelligent

Quinna – A reasonable person

Gaelic girl names starting with R

Raegan – Changing the spelling of the established names Reagan (as in the US president) and Regan (as in the possessed girl in “The Exorcist”) looks as if it could have been an impulsive move by a parent who was bored or wanted to shake up tradition. Well, it worked. So many parents loved the new option that, since the late 1980s, this baby name has been climbing up the polls. It’s clearer how to pronounce (RAY-gen) than its predecessors, and it’s nickname-ready (Rae).

Ragan – Ragan as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin.

Reagan – Reagan as a girl’s name is of unknown origin.

Regan – Regan as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘angry or impulsive’.

Reghan – Reghan as a girl’s name is a variant of Regan (Gaelic).

Reilly – From a meadow of rye

Renny – small but mighty

Rhona – From a rugged isle

Rian – Rian as a boy’s name (also used as a girl’s name), is related to the Gaelic name Ryan. The meaning of Rian is ‘king’.

Rilee – Variant of Riley, brave and fearless

Roanne – Roanne as a girl’s name is a variant of Roanna, Roseanne (English) and Rowan (Gaelic), and the meaning of Roanne is ‘red-berry tree’.

Ronelle – A woman whose advices give power

Ronny – One who owns the legendary lands

Rory – Red ruler

Rosina – Woman who is like a little rose

Rowan – How did Olivia Pope’s dastardly dad make it this far up the list? By having the name Rowan, which is unisex with a Gaelic background. “Scandal” fans may be tempted to avoid giving the name to their sweet newborn, but there’s no need to shun it: Rowan, an anglicized form of an Irish surname, is lovely and modern and easy to pronounce. More popular for boys than for girls, Rowan is the name of a mountain ash tree that produces white flowers and red berries (that explains “little redhead”). When her first daughter was born in 2003, actress Brooke Shields named her Rowan, who fittingly has red hair.

Ryan – Before Aiden and Liam came calling, Ryan was one of the most popular Irish names for boys. From 1976 to 2009, parents made Ryan an American favorite, according to Social Security Administration rankings. The name made a cheerful alternative to the hugely popular Kevin and Brian. Today the kingly Ryan consistently wins over upstarts Rylan and Ryland and is sometimes used as a girls’ name too.

Ryanne – little king

Ryen – Ryen as a boy’s name (also used as a girl’s name), is related to the Gaelic name Ryan. The meaning of Ryen is ‘king’.

Ryesen – She who is courageous

Gaelic girl names starting with S

Sadb – Good-natured, sweet

Samaire – The drowning Sun

Saoirse – Liberty

Saorla – A princess

Seadhna – Seadhna as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘wayfarer or traveler’.

Seanucie – Seanucie as a girl’s name is a variant of the Gaelic name Shawnacy.

Seath – Wolfish

Seaughnessy – Seaughnessy as a girl’s name is a variant of the Irish Gaelic surname O’Shaughnessy.

Seersha – One who is free

Seonag – Gaelic form of Joan, means God is merciful

Shae-Lyn – Shae-lyn as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shae-lyn is ‘from the fairy palace’. Shae-lyn is related to the name Shayla.

Shae – Shae can be used as a girl’s name and as boy’s name and is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘admirable’.

Shaela – Shaela as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shaela is ‘from the fairy palace’. Shaela is related to the name Shayla.

Shaelee – Shaelee as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shaelee is ‘admirable’. Shaelee is related to the Irish name Shea.

Shailagh – Shailagh as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shailagh is ‘from the fairy palace’. Shailagh is related to the name Shayla.

Shailyn – Shailyn as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shailyn is ‘from the fairy palace’. Shailyn is related to the name Shayla.

Shan – Shan as a boy’s name (also used as girl’s name Shan), is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shan is ‘old, wise’.

Shanay – Derived form Gaelic, meaning ‘gracious lord’.

Shandon – Shandon as a boy’s name (also used as a girl’s name), is related to the Gaelic name Shan. The meaning of Shandon is ‘old’.

Shannae – Shannae as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shannae is ‘ancient’. Shannae is related to the name Shannon.

Shannan – Shannan can be used as a girl’s name and as a boy’s name and is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘old, ancient’.

Shannen – Shannen as a girl’s name (also used as a boy’s name) is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shannen is ‘ancient’. Shannen is related to the name Shannon.

Shannin – Shannin can be used as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘old, ancient’.

Shannon – Shannon as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘old or ancient’.

Shanon – Shanon can be used as a girl’s name and as a boy’s name and is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘old, ancient’.

Shaughnessy – Shaughnessy as a girl’s name is a variant of the Irish Gaelic surname O’Shaughnessy.

Shavon – One who is open-minded

Shavonne – God is merciful

Shawna – God is merciful

Shawnacy – Shawnacy as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘God is gracious’.

Shawnessy – Shawnessy as a girl’s name is a variant of the Irish Gaelic surname O’Shaughnessy.

Shay – Shay can be used as a girl’s name and as boy’s name and is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘admirable’.

Shayda – Shayda as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shayda is ‘admirable’. Shayda is related to the name Shea.

Shaye – Shaye as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘admirable’.

Shayla – Shayla as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘from the fairy palace’.

Shaylee – Shaylee as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shaylee is ‘admirable’. Shaylee is related to the Irish name Shea.

Shayleen – Shayleen as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shayleen is ‘from the fairy palace’. Shayleen is related to the name Shayla.

Shaylene – Shaylene as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shaylene is ‘from the fairy palace’. Shaylene is related to the name Shayla.

Shaylyn – Shaylyn as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shaylyn is ‘from the fairy palace’. Shaylyn is related to the name Shayla.

Shaylynn – Shaylynn as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shaylynn is ‘from the fairy palace’. Shaylynn is related to the name Shayla.

Shaylynne – Shaylynne as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shaylynne is ‘from the fairy palace’. Shaylynne is related to the name Shayla.

Shea – Shea as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘admirable’.

Shealynn – Shealynn as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shealynn is ‘from the fairy palace’. Shealynn is related to the name Shayla.

Sheena – Gift from God, Anglicized form of Sine, a Gaelic variant of Jean

Sheena – God is merciful

Sheila – Tries to see the good in others, blind to corruption.

Shena – God is gracious

Sheredon – Sheredon as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sheredon is ‘seeker’. Sheredon is related to the name Sheridan.

Sherey – Gaelic name meaning foal

Sheridan – Sheridan as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘seeker’. The Sher- prefix makes the name suitable for girls.

Sheridawn – Sheridawn as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sheridawn is ‘seeker’. Sheridawn is related to the name Sheridan.

Sheriden – Sheriden as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sheriden is ‘seeker’. Sheriden is related to the name Sheridan.

Sheridon – Sheridon as a girl’s name (also used as a boy’s name) is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sheridon is ‘seeker’. Sheridon is related to the name Sheridan.

Sherridan – Sherridan as a girl’s name (also used as a boy’s name) is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sherridan is ‘seeker’. Sherridan is related to the name Sheridan.

Sherriden – Sherriden as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sherriden is ‘seeker’. Sherriden is related to the name Sheridan.

Sherrydan – Sherrydan as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sherrydan is ‘seeker’. Sherrydan is related to the name Sheridan.

Sheyla – Variant of Sheila, tries to see the good in others, blind to corruption.

Shona – God is gracious, a variant of Jane and Joan

Sine – god’s gracious gift

Siobhan

Siobhan – God is gracious

Slaine – Healthy

Sloane – NBA and UCLA basketball player Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Sorcha – Beaming

Sullivan – Having dark eyes

Gaelic girl names starting with T

Talulla – Wealthy princess

Tara

Tara – From the hill

Taran – Taran as a boy’s name (also used as girl’s name Taran), is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Taran is ‘thunder’.

Teagan – Poetry writer

Teaghan – Little poet

Tenille – She who brings light

Tera – Crag, hill

Teranika – Victory of the Earth

Terin – Terin as a girl’s name is a variant of the English name Taryn.

Torrey – From the knolls, Torr is a name for a craggy hilltop and also may refer to a watchtower.

Torri – A form of tori

Treasa – Treasa as a girl’s name is of Gaelic origin meaning ‘strong’.

Triona – A pure, unpolluted, virgin

Tristin – Tumult

Triston – Tumult

Trystan – A sorrowful man, A knight of the round table in arthurian legend

Tyne – River

Gaelic girl names starting with V

Vevila – woman with a melodious voice

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