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Girl Names of Gaelic usage or origin

Gaelic names for baby girls, with 343 entries. Gaelic names are very popular as baby girl names, and they are also regarded as fairly trendy. Their usage peaked in 1921 with 12.965% of baby girls being given Gaelic names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 27 Gaelic names. The names have slipped in popularity since then. In 2015, their total usage was 3.503% with 29 Gaelic names listed among the top 1000, appearing with somewhat increasing regularity in the recent decade. Among all Gaelic names, Sophia (English, German, Greek, Italian, and Russian) was the most widely used, with a ranking of #3 and a usage of 0.8954%.


Aalish of noble kind; of a noble kind; ... language of origin is French and Germanic, and ...

Aibhlin desired ... a Gaelic name of Germanic origin ... seldom used as a baby name for girls ...

Aibreann April ... of Celtic origin and it is used ... not often used as a baby girl name ...

Aignéis pure, chaste; hunger; lamb; one ... used predominantly in English, Gaelic, ... variation of Agnes ...

Ailbe white ... of Celtic origin and it is used mainly ... form of Ailbhe ... not often used as a baby girl name ...

Ailbhe white ... of Celtic origin ... used mainly in Gaelic and Irish ... Celtic albho is a cognate of the Latin ...

Aileen hazelnut; bird; bright one, shining ... largely used in the English, Gaelic, ... variant spelling of Eileen ...

Ailis of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... an Irish and Gaelic name of Germanic ... derivative of Adelaide ...

Aillie of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... primarily used in Gaelic and it is of Germanic ... form of Alice ...

Aine fire, brightness, splendor; kernel ... language of origin is Celtic ... predominantly used in Gaelic and Irish ...

Aingeal messenger of God, angel ... primarily used in English, Gaelic, and ... Its language of origin is Old Greek ...

Aingealag messenger of God, angel ... of Old Greek origin ... used mainly in the English and Gaelic ... form of Angela ...

Aisling dream, vision ... used chiefly in the English, Gaelic, ... The name was coined in the 20th century ...

Alane little rock; harmony, peace ... has its origins in the Celtic language ... used largely in French and Gaelic ...

Albany white; blond, fair one ... has its origins in the Latin language ... used largely in English and Gaelic ...

Annot God was gracious, God has shown ... of Hebrew, Arabic, Old Greek, Celtic, ... used mainly in Gaelic ...

Aodhnait little fire ... primarily used in Gaelic and it is of ... an uncommon baby name for girls ...

Aoibheann fair radiance, beautiful sheen ... used mostly in Gaelic and Irish, and ... not widely used as a baby name for ...

Aoife beauty ... language of origin is Celtic, and it is ... was a warrior princess in Irish mythology ...

Arinne Irish woman ... primarily used in the Gaelic language and it ... variant spelling of Erin ...

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