Monday, January 2, 2012

M's Female Celtic & Gaelic Names

Mab, Mabbina - Joy
(Gaelic, Irish)

Macha, Machara - Plain
(Irish, Scottish)

Mada - From Mathilda
(Irish)

Madailein - From the Tower, Form of Madeleine
(Irish)

Mai, May - Pearl, Form of Margaret
(Scottish)

Maighdlin - Magnificent
(Irish)

Maillle, Mailsi - Pearl
(Irish)

Mair, Maire, Mairin, Mairi, Mairia, Mali - Bitter, Form of Mary
(Gaelic, Irish, Scottish, Welsh)

Mairearad, Mairghread, Mairead, Maggie - Pearl, Form of Margaret
(Gaelic, Scottish)

Mairead, Margaret - Pearl, Saint Name
(Irish)

Majella - Saint Name
(Irish)

Malise - God's Servant
(Gaelic, Scottish)

Malmuira, Malmuirie - Dark-skinned
(Scottish)

Malvina - Peaceful Face, Sweet
(Gaelic, Irish)

Maoli, Maola - Handmaiden
(Irish)

Margred, Mererid - Pearl, Form of Margaret
(Welsh)

Marsali - Pearl
(Gaelic)

Maude, Maiti, Maitilde, Maitilda - Strong Battle-maid, Form of Matilda
(Irish)

Maureen, Moreen - Great
(Celtic)

Maureen, Maurine, Moire, Moira, Maurya, Mairona - Bitter, Form of Mary
(Irish)

Mavis, Mavelle, Mavie - Songbird
(Celtic)

Maeveen, Mabina - Nimble
(Celtic)

Maeve - Mythical Queen
(Celtic)

Maeve, Mave, Meara - Joy
(Irish)

Megan, Meghan - Pearl
(Irish, Welsh)

Meinwen - Slender, Fair
(Welsh)

Melva - Ruler
(Irish)

Melva - Sweet Place
(Welsh)

Meredith - Protector of the Sea
(Celtic, Welsh)

Mildread - Gentle Advisor, Form of Mildred
(Gaelic)

Modlen - From the Tower, Form of Madeleine
(Welsh)

Moibeal, Maible - Lovable, Form of Mabel
(Gaelic, Irish, Scottish)

Moina, Moyna, Mona - Noble
(Celtic, Irish)

Moireach - Lady
(Scottish)

Monca - Wise
(Irish)

Moncha - Alone
(Irish)

Morag - Blind
(Gaelic)

Morag  - Great One
(Scottish)

Moreen - Great
(Irish)

Morgan, Morgane, Morgana - Lives by the Sea
(Celtic, Welsh)

Morna - Dearly Loved
(Celtic)

Morrigan - War Goddesss
(Celtic)

Morrin, Muireann - Long-haired
(Irish)

Morwenna - Maiden
(Welsh)

Moya, Moira - Exceptional
(Celtic)

Muira, Muire - From the Moor
(Scottish)

Muirne - High Spirited
(Irish)

Murel, Muriel - Knows the Sea
(Irish)

Myrna, Merna, Mirna, Moina, Morna - Beloved
(Celtic, Gaelic, Irish)