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Celtic Baby Names

The Celtic languages were spoken by the Celts across Europe in the 1st millennium BC. Parts of the language remain today in the Scottish, Irish, Welsh, Breton, Manx, and Cornish dialects. Celtic is itself still used occasionally in regions such as Scotland, Ireland, and Wales. A form of Celtic spoken in the Scottish Highlands is also known as Gaelic.

Celtic names for baby boys, with 3075 entries. Celtic names are very popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1900s up to the 1960s. At the height of their usage in 1963, 9.996% of baby boys were given Celtic names. There were 57 Celtic names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Celtic names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2015, 56 Celtic names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 5.266%. Within all Celtic names, the English Aiden was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #13 and a usage of 0.66%.


Aart stone, bear; thor, the eagle ... of Celtic origin and it is used mainly in the ... variant form of Arthur ...

Aata stone, bear; thor, the eagle ... of Celtic origin ... variation of Arthur ... not listed in the top 1000 names ...

Abbán little abbot; priest ... language of origin is Celtic and Old English ... variant of Abbott ...

Abhlach apple tree ... language of origin is Celtic ... not commonly used as a baby boy name ...

Achaius horseman ... used chiefly in the English language ... variant of Eochaidh ... an unusual baby boy name ...

Adan a large bat; fire, brightness, splendor; little fire; man ... used predominantly in the English, ...

Aden fire, brightness, splendor; little ... language of origin is Celtic and it is ... variant form of Aidan ...

Adhamhnan fearful one; little Adam ... its origins in the Celtic language, and it is ... variant transcription of Eunan ...

Adie little fire; man; man from Hadria; ... used chiefly in the Scottish and English ... form of Adam ...

Adin slender, delicate; fire, brightness, ... largely used in the English and Hebrew ... variant of Aodh ...

Adomnan fearful one; little Adam ... of Celtic origin and it is used largely in the ... variant transcription of Eunan ...

Aed fire, brightness, splendor ...The origin of Aed is the Celtic language ... variant form of Aodh ...

Aedan little fire ... used chiefly in Gaelic and its origin is ... variant of Aidan ... Its ranking then was #772 ...

Aedann little fire ...has its origins in the Celtic language ... variant transcription of Aidan ...

Aedán fire, brightness, splendor ... of Celtic origin and it is used mainly ... variant form of Aodh ...

Aeddan little fire ... mainly used in Welsh and it is of Celtic ... variant form of Aidan ...

Aeden little fire ...is derived from Celtic origins ... variant form of Aidan ... not often used as a baby boy name ...

Aedenn little fire ...has its origins in the Celtic language ... derivative of Aidan ... uncommon as a baby boy name ...

Aedin little fire ...has its origins in the Celtic language ... variant transcription of Aidan ...

Aedus fire, brightness, splendor ... language of origin is Celtic ... predominantly used in the English and ...

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