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Baire

Meaning: Fair Haired, Bavarian Origin: Irish, German Magnetic, Witty, Contemporary The Bear As a Celtic name, Baire is a shortened version of Barrfhionn or Fionnbharr, and is pronounced as BARRY or BERRY. It means ‘Fair Haired’. As a German name, Baire is a surname and a place name, meaning ‘Bavarian’, it is pronounced as BEAR.

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Brenna

Meaning: Sorrow Origin: Irish English Fierce, Driven, Unrelenting The Whitefish Brenna is a diminutive of Brennan, meaning ‘Sorrow’, ‘Sadness’ or ‘Tear Drop’, which is so unfortunate for such a beautiful name. Both Brenna and Brennan derive from the Irish surname Ó Braonáin. Some other cool offshoots of Brennan include Brenne and Brené (pronounced BRENN-ay). Similar […]

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Cartel

Meaning: High Valour Origin: Irish Proud, Logical, Loyal The Scribe The Irish name Cartel means ‘High Valour’ and is an anglicization of the surname Mac Ardghail. Another variation is Cardle. Cartel is growing in popularity and works for boys and girls. More recently, Maria DiGeronimo from Yummy Mummies named her son Cartel, which fits nicely […]

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Ceili

Meaning:DanceOrigin:Irish Graceful, Rosy, Blossoming The Willow Tree Ceili is a Garlic word name that means ‘Dance’. Pronounced as KAY-lee, this word describes a type of party where people folk dance. There are many similar, modern variations with alternative spelling options such as Kaylee, Caileigh, Cailie and Kaley… The list seems never ending with this one. […]

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Ciara

Meaning: Dark Black haired Origin: Irish Assured, Individualist, Congenial The Lone Wolf The meaning of the name Ciara (pronounced SEE-air-ah) is “Dark” or “Black Haired”. An Irish Gaelic name, being the feminine variant of Ciarán. Even though it can mean black, this name sounds so bright, bubbly and beautiful. Other gorgeous names that mean black are […]

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Findlay

Meaning: Fair Warrior Origin: Scottish Irish Tall, Responsible, Well Spoken The Head The name Findlay means ‘Fair Warrior’ and is said simply as FIN-lee. It derives from the original name Fionnlagh. It is a wonderful name, it has history and heritage but also fit sin well with new and modern names like Zetlin, Ashton and […]

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Harkin

Meaning: Son of Red Origin: Irish Original, Witty, Dexterous The Bull The meaning of the Irish name Harkin is ‘Son of Red’. Deriving from the Irish surname Ó hEarcáin, which means ‘descendant of Earcáin’, the root word of Earcáin, being Earc, meaning ‘red’. I like the possibility of Harky as a nickname. Harkin reminds me of names […]

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Liam

Meaning: Strong Willed Protector Origin: Irish Resolute, Advocate, Guardian The Owl The meaning of the name Liam is “Strong Willed Protector” or “Helmet of Will”. It is a short form of the Irish name Uilliam, the English name William and the French name Guillaume, all of which derive from the original Old German name Willahelm. Made […]

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Maili

Meaning: Bitterness Vine or Pebble Origin: Irish Finnish Hawaiian Fast, Friendly, Educated The Mountain Ranger The name Maili has two possible origins. The first is being an Irish and Finnish diminutive of the Hebrew name Mary – meaning ‘Bitterness’. It is pronounced MAY-lee. Secondly it is said to be a Hawaiian name that means either […]

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Maverick

Meaning: Gallant Hero Origin: English Irish Welsh Bold, Fashionable, Un-conformed The Mustang The name Maverick is a word name that means ‘Gallant Hero’. Maverick is a English/Celtic name, that I totally adore, it has been one of my favourites for a while now. I particularly love it as an option for a girl after hearing […]

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Nally

Meaning: Poor Origin: Irish Distinct, Engaging, Determined The Firefly Nally is a name of Irish origin, it derives from the surname McNally or Mac an Fhailghigh, meaning ‘son of a poor man’. Other names that mean ‘poor’ include the French – Melville, the Egyptian – Maskini and the Indian – Deen. Nally blends well with […]

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Quinn

Meaning: Wisdom Origin: Irish Peppy, Loved, Decisive The Royal One The meaning of the name Quinn is “Wisdom”.  This Irish name comes from the Gaelic surname O’Cuinn, stemming from the root word Conn meaning wisdom, intelligence and guidance.  Quinn is a great name, being gender neutral and having a strong feeling with it’s singular syllable. […]

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Séle

Meaning:Majestic EagleOrigin:Created Divine, Bubbly, Wise beyond their years The Friend for Life Séle (pronounced SHAY-la) is a created name with Celtic roots, it combines Irish name components: Sé Majestic or Eagle/Hawk Le From Síle (Sheila) Séle is a beautiful name spoken and on paper, it reminds me of Sheena, Xia (SHY-ah) and Lyla.

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Sheena

Meaning: God is Gracious Gods Gift Origin: Scottish/Irish Hebrew Hindi Alluring, Admired, Contemporary The Squirrel Sheena is most commonly know to be the anglicization of the Scottish Gaelic name Sìne. Sìne is directly related to the English, Jean, a feminine variant of John, meaning ‘God is Gracious’. Sheena is also thought to be a Hindi […]

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Tully

Meaning: Flood Origin: Scottish Irish Assured, Sanguine, Powerful The Waterfall The Gaelic name Tully means ‘Flood’. It derives from the surname Maoltuile, which belonged to a medieval family of medical physicians. Although a name in its own right, it could also be used as a nickname for Tallulah, Natalie, Natalia, Tahlia, or the masculine Tullius. […]

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Wylie

Meaning: Tricky Origin: English Celtic – Irish, Scottish Smart, Friendly, Nonchalant The Comic The name Wylie is a variation of English name Wiley and Celtic name Wylye, they all mean ‘Tricky’ in the way of being sly or devious. Wylie is the name of a lake in South Carolina, and Wylye is the name of […]

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