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Gender: Female Pronunciation: GUR-um-la; GOORM-la; GORM-la; Meaning of Gormlaith: "blue princess or illustrious lady" Origin of Gormlaith: Gaelic

Gormlaith Origin and Meaning

The name Gormlaith is a girl's name meaning "blue princess or illustrious lady".

Gormlaith was the wife of the 11th century ruler of Ireland Brian Boru. The name is also used in Scotland. Despite its beautiful meaning, many will find the hard "gorm" sound too much to get past.

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Raincove Says:

2019-11-09T04:23:25

I actually really like the "gorm" sound.

Mommymackenzie Says:

2016-03-17T19:34:28

How is it pronounced with the irish pronounciation?

babyandnames Says:

2016-03-09T13:07:59

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CherryBomb50 Says:

2016-03-02T21:53:25

If the ugly duckling was a person and a female, this would be the perfect name.

Floris Says:

2016-02-10T20:04:53

It doesn't sound too bad with an Irish pronounciation, tbh :)

autumnreverie Says:

2016-02-04T18:43:51

Agreed.

nipnerb Says:

2016-01-28T07:29:37

It's a shame the name doesn't sound better; it has a truly beautiful meaning.

nipnerb Says:

2016-01-28T07:28:40

Sounds like the name of Shrek's baby.

kpearl8 Says:

2016-01-25T18:29:28

((0)_(0))

Mommymackenzie Says:

2016-01-24T00:12:11

I know. If this name didn't sound so horrid It could have made a lovely name!

Michaela Says:

2016-01-11T21:46:23

Why do the prettiest meanings have to be attached to the most formidable names? :(