Boy Names of Celtic language or origin
Celtic names for baby boys, with 3233 entries. The ancient Celts had a reputation for being fierce and skilled warriors who frequently had skirmishes with the dominant force of the day, the Romans. Perhaps for that reason, Celtic boys’ names tend to have an energetic feel to them. Celtic names for girls tend to be associated with mystique and magic.
Celtic names are all-time favorites. Currently they are still very popular baby names for boys, though they were in more widespread use previously. 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 2018, 53 Celtic names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 4.914%. Within all Celtic names, the English and Scottish Logan was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #10 and a usage of 0.6404%.