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What does Goraidh mean?

Goraidh Pronunciation of Goraidh [goraidh] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and the name Goraidh means "God-peace". Goraidh is a Scottish form of Godfrey (Old German): from the Old French name Godefroy.

Associated with: scottish, peace.


1 related form via Godfrey: Gofaridh.

Creative forms:
(male) Geraidh, Gorad, ..

(female) Goraida, Goraite, ..

Middle name pairings:
Goraidh Jay (G.J.), ..

How popular is Goraidh?

Goraidh is an unusual first name for males. Goraidh is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular related form of Goraidh (outside Top 2000) is Godfrey. Adoption of this relation of Goraidh was common a century ago (#677). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Goraidh is alike in pronunciation to Goiridh. Other suggested similar names are Garald, Garith, Garrith, Geraint, Gerald, Geralde, Geraldo, Gerard, Gerardo, Geraud (see Gerald), Gerlaich (see Gerlach), Giraldo, Girard, Giraud, Godard, Goran, Gorav, Gordie, Gordy, Gorin, Goring, Gorrin, Grady, Graidey, Graidy and Graig. These names tend to be more commonly used than Goraidh.

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