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March 24th, 2014 05:24 PM #1
Favourite Gaelic or Welsh Names for Girls?нαℓєу ❀ 19 ❀ aspiring journalist
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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
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March 24th, 2014 06:11 PM #5Senior Member
Just a 19 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
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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)Emmett - Cathal - Eoghan - Baez - Wilfred - Rufus - Caspian - Hugh
Rosemary - Lettice - Maude - Cordelia - Billie - Fenella - Eilidh - Annabel
names for dreamy, sublime little darlings. the smell of springtime air, freckled knees, damp hair. Soft evening light and fiery hearts.
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March 24th, 2014 06:43 PM #9Senior Member
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