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Celtic Baby Names

Celtic NamesAdenAdanAedusAedinAedennAedenAeddanAedannAedánAedanAedAdomnanAdinAdieAdhamhnanAchaiusAbhlachAbbánAataAart

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 Boys

There are 3075 Celtic names for baby boys. The ancient Celts lived north of Europe during the Late Bronze Age. Although they were made up of diverse tribes, the Celts all spoke the Celtic language. They were skilled and fierce warriors who frequently had skirmishes with the Romans. 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%.


NAMES OF CELTIC ORIGIN:

Aart stone, bear; thor, the eagle ... unusual as a baby boy name ... directly linked to Aart, Arthur was the most ...

Aata stone, bear; thor, the eagle ... of Celtic origin ... not regularly used as a baby name for boys ...

Abbán little abbot; priest ... language of origin is Celtic and Old English ... not popular as a baby boy name ...

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

Achaius horseman ... used chiefly in the English language and its ... an unusual baby boy name ...

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

Aden fire, brightness, splendor; little ... language of origin is Celtic and it is ... a popular baby boy name ...

Adhamhnan fearful one; little Adam ... uncommon as a baby name for boys ...

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

Adin slender, delicate; fire, brightness, ... largely used in the English and Hebrew ... were given the name Adin ...

Adomnan fearful one; little Adam ... not frequently used as a baby boy name ...

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

Aedan little fire ... an unusual baby name for boys ... baby boys being named Aedan ...

Aedann little fire ... infrequently used as a baby name for boys ... directly linked to Aedann, Aidan was the most ...

Aedán fire, brightness, splendor ... of Celtic origin and it is used mainly in ... not popular as a baby boy name ...

Aeddan little fire ... not commonly used as a baby boy name ... directly related to Aeddan, Aidan was the most ...

Aeden little fire ... not often used as a baby boy name ... directly related to Aeden, Aidan was the most ...

Aedenn little fire ... uncommon as a baby boy name ... directly related to Aedenn, Aidan was the most ...

Aedin little fire ... uncommon as a baby name for boys ... directly related to Aedin, Aidan was the most ...

Aedus fire, brightness, splendor ... language of origin is Celtic ... a rare baby boy name ...

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