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20 beautiful Celtic baby names and their meanings

Take inspiration from these unique Celtic baby names.
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Looking for a baby name with a difference? Why not take inspiration from history and have a look at these beautiful Celtic titles.

The Celts were an ancient civilization spread across a large region of Europe, and though they were never united by a common political figure, the various groups had many cultural and linguistic similarities.

So whether you’re looking to pay homage to your ancestry, or are simply fascinated by ancient cultures, these names might be the ones for you.

For boys

Anwyl – pronounced AENWihL

Meaning “beloved,” Anwyl just rolls off the tongue.

Cahal – pronounced CAH-hul

Meaning “strong in battle,” this is the perfect name for a little soldier.

Gildas – pronounced GIY-LDaes

Meaning “servant of god.”

Hueil – pronounced Huel

The son of Caw in Celtic mythology.

Irvyn

Meaning “sea friend,” this is perfect for a little water baby.

Kendhal

Meaning “from the bright valley.”

Nisien

The son of Euroswydd in Celtic mythology.

Naoise – pronounced NEE-sha

A warrior from Celtic myth.

Turi

Meaning “bear.”

Venetia

Meaning “blessed.”

Weylyn

Meaning “son of the wolf.”

Names for girls

Aoife – pronounced EE-fa

A great warrior woman from celtic myth.

Cinnia – pronounced Sihn-iyah

Meaning “beauty.”

Erea

Meaning “from Ireland.”

Ione – pronounced eye-OWE-nee

Meaning “from the king’s island.”

Lavena

Meaning “joy.”

Orla

Meaning “golden princess”.

Maeve – pronounced mayv

She who intoxicates.

Yseult – pronounced ee-solt

Meaning “fair.”

Muriel

Meaning “shining sea.”

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