Gaelic is a language spoken by the Gaels who are mostly found in Scotland. This language was widely spoken by the Scottish and some other countries like Ireland at some point in their history. Selecting what clothes to wear on any given day or occasion can be quite hard, meaning that a decision like what to name your child could seem next to impossible.

But we’re here to help! This is why we’ve selected 100 Gaelic names with their meanings for your male and female babies reflecting the beauty and cultural heritage of Scotland.

Gaelic Names For Boys

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1. Abboid:  Gaelic name meaning “Abbey Father”.

2. Ahern:  Gaelic name meaning “Lord of the Horses”.

3. Aiden: Gaelic name meaning “Fire”.

4. Ailen: Gaelic name meaning “Handsome”.

5. Arlen: Gaelic name meaning “Oath”.

6. Arlie: Gaelic name meaning “Oath”.

7. Arlo: Gaelic name meaning “Between two hills”.

8. Artair: Gaelic name meaning “As strong as bear”.

9. Athol: Gaelic name meaning “New Irish land”.

10. Baines: Gaelic name meaning “White”.

11. Banning: Gaelic name meaning “Very fair child”.

12. Banquo: Gaelic name meaning “White hound”.

13. Bard: Gaelic name meaning “Poet” (Baird is the modified and common version).

14. Barinthus: Gaelic name meaning “Son of consolation”.

15. Barra: Gaelic name meaning “Warrior”.

16. Barry: A form of “Barra”.

17. Baruch: Gaelic name meaning believed to be either a form of  Bearach or taken from the Hebrew meaning “Blessed”.

18. Cathmore: Gaelic name meaning “Great Warrior”.

19. Cecil: Gaelic name meaning “Sixth child”.

20. Cedric: Gaelic name meaning “First Choice”.

21. Cerwyn: Gaelic name meaning “Fair love”.

22. Christie: Gaelic name meaning “Bearer of Christ”

23. Cian: Gaelic name meaning “Ancient”.

24. Cillian: Gaelic name meaning “Associated with the church”.

25. Clancy: Gaelic name meaning “Red headed warrior”.

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26. Clearie: Gaelic name meaning “Minstrel”.

27. Cledwin: Gaelic name meaning “Blessed sword”.

28. Clyde: Gaelic name meaning “Warm or Powerful enough to be heard from a long distance”.

29. Darby: Gaelic name meaning “Without envy”.

30. Daren: Gaelic name meaning “Little Oak” (Has a variety of spelling including Darin, Darren, Darran).

31. Dawe: Gaelic name meaning “Calm”.

32. Deaglan: Gaelic name believed to mean “full of goodness” (Declan is a derivative).

33. Deimhne: Gaelic name meaning “Proof or assurance”.

34. Delaney: Gaelic name meaning “Challenger or trained warrior”.

35. Elath: Gaelic name related to “Skill or learning”.

36. Elemar: Gaelic name related to “the word for noble”.

37. Elfred: Gaelic name meaning “Autumn harvest”.

38. Ellis: Gaelic name meaning “Benevolent”.

39. Fanch: Gaelic name meaning “From France”.

40. Faolan: Gaelic name meaning “seagull”

41. Farquhar: Gaelic name meaning “friendly man”.

42. Farrell: Gaelic name meaning “Brave one”.

43. Gareth: Gaelic name meaning “Gentle”.

44. Garvey: Gaelic name meaning “rough peace” or “peace after a long struggle”

45. Gawain: Gaelic name meaning “White hawk of battle”

46. Vychan: Another variant of “Vincent”.

47. Waylon: Gaelic name meaning “Son of a wolf”.

48. Wynford: Gaelic name believed to be an anglicized version of Gwyn meaning “Fair lord”.

49. Yann: Breton and Cornish form of the name “John”.

50. Yestin: The Welsh equivalent of “Justin”.

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Gaelic Names For Girls

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51. Aamor: Gaelic name meaning “Warmth and affection”.

52. Aela: Gaelic name meaning “Ardour”.

53. Aelwen: Gaelic name meaning “Fair of brow”.

54. Affraic: Gaelic name meaning “Pleasant or Simply named after the continent of Africa”.

55. Anabla: Gaelic name meaning “Lovable or beautiful Anna”.

56. Berneen: Gaelic name meaning “hardy little bear”.

57. Betrys: Gaelic name meaning “Voyager through life”.

58. Blaine: Gaelic name meaning “Narrow, hollow OR white, fair”.

59. Blaithin: Gaelic name meaning “Flower or blossom”.

60. Ceri: Gaelic name meaning “Love OR beautiful as a poem”.

61. Cessair: Gaelic name meaning “Great sorrow”

62. Ciara: Gaelic name meaning “Dark”.

63. Cigfa: Gaelic name meaning “Raven”.

64. Clarisant: Gaelic name meaning “Light or clear”.

65. Daimhin: Gaelic name meaning “Little deer”.

66. Daireann: Gaelic name meaning “Fruitful or bountiful” (Also spelt Darran or Darina).

67. Dana: Gaelic name meaning relates to “Power and generosity”.

68. Dara: Gaelic name meaning “Oak grove”.

69. Enya: Gaelic name meaning either “Flame or Nut kernel”.

70. Epona: Gaelic name meaning relates to “breed” (as in horses).

71. Erena: Gaelic name meaning “Peace”.

72. Ertha: Gaelic name meaning “Strong faith or Firm belief”.

73. Essylt: Gaelic name meaning “Exceptionally beautiful”.

74. Fiona: Gaelic name meaning “A vine”.

75. Fenella: Gaelic name meaning “Fair shoulders (or very beautiful)”.

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76. Fflur: Gaelic name meaning “Flower”.

77. Findabair: Gaelic name meaning “Fair portion” (in stories this is often the name of the heroine who is fated to only love once).

78. Glenda: Gaelic name meaning “Clean and Good” (pure).

79. Glenys: Gaelic name meaning “Valley girl”.

80. Gobhnet: Gaelic name meaning “Foreign woman”.

81. Gormflath: Gaelic name meaning “Famed lady”.

82. Grainne: Gaelic name meaning “the loved one”.

83. Gwen: Gaelic name Meaning “Blessed, white, pure” ( Also spelt as Guinevere).

84. Hayley: Gaelic name meaning “Escape”.

85. Heilyn: Gaelic name meaning “Cup bearer”.

86. Heulwen: Gaelic name meaning “Sunshine”.

87. Hieretha: Gaelic name meaning “Holy and upright”.

88. Inira: Gaelic name meaning “Honour”.

89. Irnan: Gaelic name related to the gaelic word for “Iron”.

90. Iseabeal: Gaelic name which is a form of the Spanish name “Isabella”.

91. Ivori: Gaelic name which is a form of the male name “Ivor”.

92. Jocelyn: Gaelic name related to the German for “connected to the Goths”.

93. Judwara: Gaelic name meaning “Ruler or lord”.

94. Kacee: Gaelic name meaning “Vigilant or alert in war”.

95.  Kady: Gaelic name meaning “First child”.

96.  Kean: Gaelic name meaning “Ancient” (Sometimes spelled Cian).

97. Keelin: Gaelic name meaning “Slender, fair and pure”.

98. Kiera: Gaelic name which is a form of “Ciara”.

99. Kendra: Gaelic name meaning “Wise ruler or helper of people”.

100. Laban: Gaelic name meaning “Soft Earth”.

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101. Lesley: Gaelic name meaning “ Protector of the Grey fort”.

102. Linet: Gaelic name meaning “Lake/Waterfall/Pool”.

103. Merewin: Gaelic name meaning “Famous Friend”.

104. Monca: Gaelic name meaning “Wise”.

105. Muirne: Gaelic name meaning “Beloved”.

106. Nanna: Gaelic name meaning “goddess of flowers”

107. Navlin: Gaelic name meaning “Holy Pool”.

108. Nuala: Gaelic name meaning “Fair Shouldered”.

109. Oberon: Gaelic name meaning “Noble”.

110. Orchil: Gaelic name meaning “Prayer or dark haired”.

111. Padraigin: Gaelic name meaning “Noble Birth” (Female versions of Padraig and Patrick).

112. Piala: Gaelic name related to a Welsh word for “Prudence”.

113. Rhedyn: Gaelic name meaning “fern”.

114. Rosmerta: Gaelic name meaning “Supplier of food”

115. Ruari: Gaelic name meaning “Red headed ruler”.

116. Saraid: Gaelic name meaning “Best”.

117. Senga: Gaelic name meaning “The Slender one”.

118. Tamsin: Gaelic name meaning “Female Twin”

119. Tegan: Gaelic name meaning “Beautiful”.

120. Ula: Gaelic name related to Mythology.

121. Valma: Gaelic name meaning “Mayflower”.

122. Vevila: Gaelic name meaning “Sweet Lady”.

123. Wenna: Gaelic name related to Gwen (blessed).

124. Yanna: Gaelic name meaning “God is Gracious” (Female form Yann).

125. Yseult: Gaelic name meaning “Fair One”.

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