50 Celtic Boy Names With Meanings

50 Celtic Boy Names With Meanings

Having a baby is one of the most exciting moments of many people’s lives. However, choosing a name for that baby isn’t always easy. For some, knowing that their child will carry this name for the rest of their life (or at least for 18 years) can be a bit stressful. And with hundreds of thousands of names, where does one even begin?

It can be helpful to narrow things down by meaning or theme. In this article, we’ve narrowed our list down to Celtic boy names only. If you’re of European descent, you may have Celtic ancestry and not even know it as the term Celtic actually covers a wide variety of languages such as Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Breton, Manx, Cornish, and other now extinct languages.

Regardless of whether or not you are of Celtic descent, you can still choose a Celtic boy name for your son. You’ve probably heard the names Aidan, Noland, and Murry before, as these are some of the more popular Celtic names. If you’re looking for something a little more unique, the names Kelvin or Cadell might be more your speed.

We have a long list of Celtic names for boys, and we’ve also included the meaning of each name. This way, you can find a name that is truly special to you. We’re sure you’ll be able to find a fantastic Celtic name for your baby boy.

Adair

Meaning: From the ford by the oak trees
Origin: Celtic

Aidan

Meaning: Little and fiery
Origin: Celtic

Allan

Meaning: Harmony, stone, or noble
Origin: Celtic

Allyn

Meaning: Handsome
Origin: Celtic

Ansgar

Meaning: Warrior
Origin: Celtic

Arthur

Meaning: Strong as a bear
Origin: Celtic

Bard

Meaning: Minstrel; a singer-poet
Origin: Celtic

Blair

Meaning: From tbe plain
Origin: Celtic

Brian

Meaning: Possibly connected with the Irish word for Hill thus ‘He ascends.’. Also some texts define it as Strong
Origin: Celtic

Bryce

Meaning: Swift
Origin: Celtic

Cadell

Meaning: Battle
Origin: Celtic

Calum

Meaning: Dove
Origin: Celtic

Carney

Meaning: Fighter
Origin: Celtic

Carrol

Meaning: Champion
Origin: Celtic

Casey

Meaning: Brave
Origin: Celtic

Cedric

Meaning: Cbief
Origin: Celtic

Chad

Meaning: Defence
Origin: Celtic

Conan

Meaning: High, wise
Origin: Celtic

Cuinn

Meaning: Wise
Origin: Celtic

Dallas

Meaning: Dwells by the waterfall
Origin: Celtic

Dewain

Meaning: Song
Origin: Celtic

Donald

Meaning: Dark stranger
Origin: Celtic

Douglas

Meaning: Dwells by the dark stream
Origin: Celtic

Duncan

Meaning: Dark skinned fighter
Origin: Celtic

Eburscon

Meaning: Lives near the yew tree estate
Origin: Celtic

Elidor

Meaning: Mythical monk
Origin: Celtic

Evan

Meaning: Young fighter
Origin: Celtic

Fergus

Meaning: Manly
Origin: Celtic

Floyd

Meaning: Gray
Origin: Celtic

Galvin

Meaning: Sparrow
Origin: Celtic

Gawain

Meaning: From Arthurian legend
Origin: Celtic

Glen

Meaning: From the valley
Origin: Celtic

Harvey

Meaning: Eager for battle
Origin: Celtic

Iden

Meaning: Wealthy
Origin: Celtic

Irvyn

Meaning: White
Origin: Celtic

Keane

Meaning: Tall and handsome
Origin: Celtic

Kelven

Meaning: River man
Origin: Celtic

Kent

Meaning: Chief
Origin: Celtic

Kevin

Meaning: Gentle
Origin: Celtic

Lincoln

Meaning: From the settlement by the pool
Origin: Celtic

Maddock

Meaning: Beneficent
Origin: Celtic

Marvin

Meaning: Lives by the sea
Origin: Celtic

Merlin

Meaning: From the hill over the sea
Origin: Celtic

Murry

Meaning: Lives by the sea
Origin: Celtic

Nelson

Meaning: Son of Neil
Origin: Celtic

Noland

Meaning: Noble
Origin: Celtic

Orin

Meaning: White
Origin: Celtic

Quin

Meaning: Wise
Origin: Celtic

Ronan

Meaning: Oath
Origin: Celtic

Roy

Meaning: Red haired
Origin: Celtic