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Girl Names of Celtic Origin

Celtic baby names and what they mean, with 17 results. Usage of these girl names was at its highest in the year 1997 (USAGE OF 1.7%) and has become much reduced since (USAGE 0.3%, 80.3%), with names like Brionna falling out of fashion. Batha (TOP 70%) and Avalone (85%) are popular last names. Here is the list of Celtic names for boys.

Celtic names

Africa - Ula

Africa
"Pleasant." Africa (compare Anca, Anica) is a popular -ca suffix surname. Place name for the continent.

Aine
"Brilliant; happiness." Aine is uncommon as a children's name. See also Amye. Though not strictly related, Anne, Anna ..

Angusina
"One choice." Uncommon. Angusina, similar to Augustina, ends with the androgynous-sounding -na. Feminine of Angus.

Arthuretta
Feminine of Arthur. Arthuretta is scarce as a women's name.

Avalon

Avalon
"Island of apples." Avalon was popular as a birth name 1 year ago and has remained common. See also Avelyn. Celtic mythology: Avalon is an island ..

Betha

Betha
"Life." Used somewhat frequently as a baby name, Betha is comparable to the conventional Letha. See also Bethan.

Breanna

Breanna
"High, noble, exalted." Usage of Breanna, Breonda, etc. as birth names in 2015 was 83.7% less than the previous decade. Variant spelling of Brianna.

Brianda

Brianda
"High, noble, exalted." A somewhat untypical children's name. Variant of Brianna ..

Brianna

Brianna, var. Brina1, Brianda, Breanna
"High, noble, exalted." Breanne (UPPER 45%), Briana (21%) and Brianne (26%) are commonly occurring as feminine names. May also possibly mean "strong" ..

Brina2
"High, noble, exalted." Brina, Brynne, etc. became less trendy in 2015, dropping -210 positions as birth names with Bryn leading the decline. Short form of names like Sabrina ..

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Celtic names: Avalon, Betha, Breanna, Brianda, Brianna

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Celtic names: Brionna, Orla, Sabrina, Ula

Brionna

Brionna
"High, noble, exalted." Brieon and forms grew in popularity 2 decades ago, but now, Brionna has become less trendy. Variant of Brianna.

Brit
"Spotted, freckled." Brit and forms were favored as baby names 45 years ago. Also a short form of Brittany.

Kelpie
"Heifer, colt." Not in Top 2000. See also Kelcie. From Gaelic calpa or cailpeach ..

Orla

Orla
"Golden queen." A somewhat offbeat children's name.

Pandra
"Chief dragon." Pandra is not in the Top 2000. See also Xandra. From the name Pandragon, a variant ..

Sabrina

Sabrina, var. Brina3
.. name of a Celtic maiden in .. Usage of Sabrina as a birth name has dwindled circa 1997.

Ula

Ula
"Wealthy." A slightly untypical birth name nowadays, though Ula still occurs frequently as a first name for women. A Spanish short form of Eulalie.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Celtic names for girls.

1. Africa - Ula
Africa, Aine, Angusina, Arthuretta, Avalon, Betha, Breanna, Brianda, Brianna [Brina, Breanna, Brianda], Brina, Brionna, Brit, Kelpie, Orla, Pandra, Sabrina [Brina], Ula

Usage comparison for Celtic names

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