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Ceallach (boy)

What does Ceallach mean?

Ceallach Pronunciation of Ceallach [ceal-lach] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Ceallach) is pronounced KELL-ach. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Ceallach is "bright-headed". See Kelly.

Associated with: irish, bright.


1 feminine form: Kelly.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Ceallach Kylen (C.K.), ..

How popular is Ceallach?

Ceallach is an unusual given name for males and an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Kelly (#1582 the previous year) is the only prominent variation form of Ceallach (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Ceallach reached its apex in the 1960s (usage of 0.15%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.01%, 96%), with Kelly going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kelly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ceallach and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adalrich, Beach, Bearach, Caelan, Calan, Callan, Callice, Callis, Callum, Callys, Callyx, Caolain, Caolan, Channoch (see Chanoch), Chanoch, Chaplain, Clayland, Cleavland, Colla, Cullan, Darach, Gerlach, Gerlaich (see Gerlach), Keallan, Kellach (see Kellagh), Kellagh, Manoach, Mehlech, Meshach, Ovadiach, Pesach, Pessach (see Pesach), Polloch, Shadrach, Terach, Wallace, Wallach, Welch and Zerach. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ceallach.

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