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  1. #1
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    What are your favourite Welsh, Scottish and Irish names?

    I love names from these countries and I also would like to make a nod to my heritage, what are your favourite Welsh, Scottish and/or Irish names? If able, please also provide the pronunciations.

    Thank you in advance!
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    [COLOR="#cc99cc"]Antigone - Hermione - Harriet - Cordelia - Violet - Persephone - Beatrice/Beatrix - Clementine - Ottilie - Florence - Octavia - Drusilla - Agnes - Ida - Matilda - Xanthe[/COLOR]

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    Welsh - Girls: Anwen and Ceri (keh-ree)
    Boys: Hywel (how-l)

    Irish - Girls: Saoirse (sair-sha/seer-sha), Clodagh (kloh-da), Bridie
    Boys: Ruari (rory) Lochlan (lock-lun)

    Scottish - Girls: Eilidh (ay-lee) Elspeth
    Boys: Alasdair, Malcolm
    ~Boys~

    Jory Leander Atticus, August Eli Benedict, Casimir Mordecai Stewart,
    Edmond John Meirion, Horatio Ethell Emery, Bram William Jasper,
    Julian Remy Charles, Vasiliy Lochlan Michael.


    ~Girls~

    Aira Rose ___, Eleni Fiorella Charlotte, Sylvia Sayuri Noor,
    Merit Eleanora Adelaide, Clover Elodie Seraphine, Bridie Scarlett Viola,
    Marguerite Cecilia Iris, Eilidh Clara Valentine.


    Sorry to anyone who read TSI. First draft was terrible. Second drafting now.

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    Thank you renrose! I love Anwen, Saoirse, Clodagh, Lochlan, Eilidh, Elspeth and Alasdair.
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    [CENTER]~Ebony~
    ----------------------------
    [COLOR="#66cc33"]Ignatius - Jasper - Hugo - Edmund - Henry - Oliver - Rupert - Felix - Percy - August - Atticus - Amias - Otto - Barnaby - Arthur - Ezra - Hector - Charles[/COLOR]
    [COLOR="#cc99cc"]Antigone - Hermione - Harriet - Cordelia - Violet - Persephone - Beatrice/Beatrix - Clementine - Ottilie - Florence - Octavia - Drusilla - Agnes - Ida - Matilda - Xanthe[/COLOR]

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    [SIZE=1]Previously ebonyeden[/SIZE]

    [RIGHT][SIZE=1]avatar is my 8th great grandmother.[/SIZE][/RIGHT][/font]

  4. #7
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    Welsh Girls:
    Angharad (ang-HA-rad)
    Ceridwen (keh-rid-wen)
    Eirawen (AY-ra-wen)
    Eirian (AY-ree-an)
    Gwendolen (GWEN-duh-luhn)
    Gwenllian (gwen-LHEE-an)
    Gwyneira (gwin-AY-ra)
    Myfanwy (muh-VAN-wee)
    Nesta (NES-tuh)
    Olwen (ol-wen)
    Rhiannon (ree-AN-non)
    Tesni (TES-nee)

    Welsh Boys:
    Bran (BRAHN)
    Gawain (guh-WAYN)
    Hefeydd (hev-AYD)
    Idris (id-ris)
    Meredith (ME-ruh-dith)

    Scottish Girls:
    Ailsa (AYL-suh)
    Fionnuala (fuhn-OO-luh)
    Isobel (IZ-uh-bel)

    Scottish Boys:
    Hamish (HAY-mish)
    Innes (IN-uhs)

    Irish Girls:
    Aisling (ASH-leen)
    Deirdre (DEER-druh)
    Orla (AWR-luh)
    Róisín (roe-SHEEN)
    Siofra (SHEE-fruh)

    Irish Boys:
    Ciarán (KEER-awn)
    Cillian (KIL-een)
    Fionn (FYON)
    Oisín (OSH-een)
    Rory (RAW-ree)
    Last edited by ottilie; April 20th, 2013 at 08:24 AM. Reason: spelling mistake
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  5. #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by ottilie View Post
    Bran (BRAHN)
    Now I'm remembering sitting on the train going to my Welsh friend's house and hearing the train lady saying Cwmbran 'coom-BRAHN', lol.
    ~Boys~

    Jory Leander Atticus, August Eli Benedict, Casimir Mordecai Stewart,
    Edmond John Meirion, Horatio Ethell Emery, Bram William Jasper,
    Julian Remy Charles, Vasiliy Lochlan Michael.


    ~Girls~

    Aira Rose ___, Eleni Fiorella Charlotte, Sylvia Sayuri Noor,
    Merit Eleanora Adelaide, Clover Elodie Seraphine, Bridie Scarlett Viola,
    Marguerite Cecilia Iris, Eilidh Clara Valentine.


    Sorry to anyone who read TSI. First draft was terrible. Second drafting now.

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