10 Baby Boy Names Inspired by Folklore
A Gaelic name meaning “Fire” and also the eldest son of Lir from the renowned Irish legend.
Another son of Lir, Fiachra is a Gaelic name meaning “Raven”.
Fionn Mac Cumhaill was a legendary warrior and Leader of the Fianna. His name means “Fair-headed”.
Oisin (meaning “Little deer”) was the son of Fionn and Sadhbh and an Irish warrior hero.
Ferdia was the brother of Cuchulainn and his name means “Man of God”.
Naoise was the son of Uisneach from Deirdre of the Sorrows.
Setanta was the mythical son of Sualtam and later became known as Cuchulainn.
Conn was the third son of Lir in the Irish legend. His name means “Intellect/chief”.
Niall of the Nine Hostages was a prehistoric Irish King whose name means “Champion/Cloud”.
Brian is an old Celtic name meaning “High/Noble”, well known from the legend of the Irish King Brian Boru.