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10 Exquisite Celtic Baby Boy Names You Will Love

1. Angus

Often spelled Aengus or Anghus, it is quite popular especially in particular areas of Scotland and means “One”.

2. Aodh

This one is particularly popular in Gaeltacht areas of Ireland. It is a variation of Aed and means “Fire”.

3. Cathal

A popular name all over Celtic regions, Cathal means “Ruler of the battle”.

4. Donnchadh

Meaning “Strong Warrior”, other versions of the name include Duncan and Denis.

5. Fiachra

One if the Children of Lir from the famous Irish legend, Fiachra means “Raven”.

6. Sloane

“Man of Arms/Warrior”, a lesser known Celtic name choice but a fabulous one! It just rolls off the tongue!

7. Tadhg

A wonderful Celtic name choice meaning “Poet”.

8. Keegan

A more unusual choice for a first name but quite a nice one. It means “Small flame”.

9. Conall

Meaning “String Wolf”, Conall and its variations are growing in popularity in recent years and for good reason.

10. Domhnall

It means “Ruler of the World” and is quite popular although it is mostly the anglicised spelling Donal that is used.

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About the Author

Jenny Sherlock is a working mom of three children, aged 9, 5 and the youngest arrived in January this year. She is a civil servant and a freelance writer. She enjoys art, reading, music and good food. She gives an honest account of the rollercoaster that is parenting, warts and all! Check out her blog seriouslymammy.wordpress.com for more!

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