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Gender: Male Pronunciation: KAH-hal or CASH-ill Meaning of Cashel: "castle, stone fort" Origin of Cashel: Irish

The name Cashel is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "castle, stone fort". Cashel and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose: Similar Names (Boys)".

From the experts:

Cashel is one of the many appealing Irish names that have not yet emigrated to the US. Cashel was chosen by actor Daniel Day-Lewis and his writer-director wife Rebecca Miller for their son.

In Ireland, Cashel refers to a circular stone fort. It is the name of a town in Tipperary and the protagonist of the George Bernard Shaw novel Cashel Byron's Profession.

The Cash sound feels especially contemporary and appealing now, with Cashel joining such stylish brothers as Cassius, Cassian, and Cash.

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Famous People Named Cashel

Ernest Cashel, American-Canadian outlaw

Pop Culture References for the name Cashel

"Cashel Byron's Profession," novel by George Bernard Shaw
Cashel, County Tipperary, Ireland


autumnreverie Says:


It sounds like castle with a lisp.

ElsaAnne Says:


I only know a female Cashel, and find it incredibly girly!