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March 24th, 2014 05:24 PM #1Senior Member
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- Downton Abbey
Favourite Gaelic or Welsh Names for Girls?
haley./twenty./still figuring things out.
March 24th, 2014 06:03 PM #3
Irish (or names used in Ireland)
Scottish (or names used in Scotland)
The "onas" - Fiona, Iona, Rhona/Rona
Welsh (or names used in Wales)
The "wens" - Bronwen, Rhonwen, Olwen, Anwen, Branwen, Ceridwen
BriallanAll the best,
March 24th, 2014 06:11 PM #5Senior Member
Just a 20 year old weirdly obsessed with names, no babies in the near future
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Aila Anwen Arianwen Aveline Calla Caoimhe Cosima Fionnuala Hazel Hestia Josephine Rowan
Alaric Asa Evander Ezra Jasper Leander Lucas Orion Perseus Ruairi
♥ Hazel Arianwen ♥ Asa Benjamin ♥
♥ Rowan Oriana ♥ Lucas Orion ♥
March 24th, 2014 06:31 PM #7
Irish-Gaeilge and Scottish-Gallic are quite different but sometimes share similar names, although not all Scottish/Irish names are from Gaelic languages. Welsh-Cymraeg names are from a whole different root again but share some of the confusing phonetics.
These are some of my favourites that haven't been suggested yet (I don't think), bolded are the ones that I think are most usable out of the UK. Lots of them are in Anglicized forms...
Ailbhe / Alva
Twila (Anglicization of Tuilelaith ''twill-lay-lah'')
Aine / Anya - Eithne can be translated similarly to Enya (but is sometimes Etna/Ethna)
Eibhlin / Evelyn
Brigh / Bree
Eilis / Eilish
Eimear / Emer ''ee-mer''
Cliodhna / Cliona
Orlaith / Orla
Ceitidh / Katie
Iseabail / Ishbell
Mhairi (''VAR-ee'') or Mari (''MAR-ee'')
Teasag (often nicknamed Jessie)
(sorry for the lack of names on the Welsh front, they're not really my thing although some are really magical)wildly adored for future darlings;
Amias Jack ''Ami'' / Baez George / Emmet Nicholas / Leander Hugh / Rufus Eoghan / Wilfred Alec ''Wolf'' / Virgil Caspian
Annabel Briar / Billie Estella / Eilidh Agnes / Fenella Sunday ''Nell'' / Margaret Eulalia ''Mae'' / Maude Evangeline / Rosemary Oona ''Romy''
much love and i are waiting for you!
(olivia, eighteen, england)
March 24th, 2014 06:43 PM #9Wholock | Historian | Biochemist | Single Pringle | Teenberry (17) | Future mummy 😏Dreaming of...○ Pandora • Demelza • Marigold • Ariadne • Phaedra ○
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