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The Celtic Book Of Names

Traditional Names from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales

by D. J. Conway

  • 321 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Citadel .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personal names,
  • Ireland,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History,
  • Reference,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Names, Personal,
  • Genealogy,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • Dictionaries - General,
  • Celtic,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Scotland

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7941842M
    ISBN 100806520965
    ISBN 109780806520964
    OCLC/WorldCa40940160


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The book is arranged alphabetically by first names, surnames, and names associated with myths and legends, and the introduction provides a succinct history of the Celts. Interestingly, many first names have become surnames, especially in Ireland and Scotland. For example, O'Brien means "son of Brien" and mac Cumail refers to the son of Cumail/5(4).

The Celtic Book Of Names: Traditional Names from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. From Presidents Reagan and Clinton to entertainers Carroll O'Connor and Aidan Quinn, it's clear that Celtic heritage abounds in the United States/5. This book contains two main sections.

The first gives us a list of first names currently in use in Ireland and their history and meaning. It is moderately thorough, and contains a number of names which are not Celtic in their roots.

The second section covers some of the more common family names in /5(6). Celtic Names for Children by Loreto Todd (Author) › Visit Amazon's Loreto Todd Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Loreto Todd (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN 3/5(1). This charming name book will assist parents in choosing the appropriate Celtic name for their baby as it provides an extensive list of evocative Irish names.

But why an Irish name. For some reason, this musical language and the magical legends of Ireland have become very popular in the Anglo-Saxon world and further afield. The introduction discusses trends in the giving of names and mentions the most popular current Irish names/5(19).

The Celtic Book of Names offers the most comprehensive collection of names available. Included is an alphabetical list of women's and men's names, divided by Irish, Scottish, or Welsh background.

Each entry includes the meaning, legends or historical references, and variants of the name. These names are drawn from the six Celtic languages, along with pronunciations, etymologies, and information about famous people of history and legend who have borne them. This is the only book of its kind, and the only American publication offering a wide selection of names in Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Cornish, Manx and Breton/5(15).

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books — voters Popular Archaeology and Paleoanthropology. books — voters. The Book of Kells (Latin: Codex Cenannensis; Irish: Leabhar Cheanannais; Dublin, Trinity College Library, MS A.

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Some of these books were large and important literary monuments, which were kept with affectionate care by their owners, and were celebrated among scholars as great depositories of Celtic learning, and commonly known by special names, such as the Cuilmen, the Saltair of Cashel, the Book of Cuana.

The value set on such books may be estimated. This unique, enchanting guide draws on Celtic history and culture to provide expectant parents with over 2, beautiful, one-of-a-kind Celtic names.

Divided by sex with Gaelic spellings and name variations, as well as the origins and meanings of names, The Celtic Baby Names Book is a fun, comprehensive guide to Celtic : Ebury Publishing.

This unique, enchanting guide draws on Celtic history and culture to provide expectant parents with over 2, beautiful, one-of-a-kind Celtic names. Divided by sex with Gaelic spellings and name variations, as well as the origins and meanings of names, The Celtic Baby Names Book is a fun, comprehensive guide to Celtic : Hardcover Slipcased Book of Kells.

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Divided by sex with Gaelic spellings and name variations, as well as the origins and meanings of names, The Celtic Baby Names Book is a fun, comprehensive guide to Celtic names/5(19). While this book does contain reference to other name origins (French, Norman, Latin, etc) this is in the section labelled "Irish First Names" - not a list of Irish origin names, but rather of first names /5.

There are lots of excellent books I haven’t listed, and lots I don’t know about. Every book here that is specifically Celtic in scope is by an author who reads at least one of the Celtic languages.

All of the books have a brief annotation, and I’ve linked longer reviews of some of the books. Lebor na hUidre [ˈl͈ʲevor nˠə huiðʲrʲə] or the Book of the Dun Cow (MS 23 E 25) is an Irish vellum manuscript dating to the 12th century.

It is the oldest extant manuscript in is held in the Royal Irish Academy and is badly damaged: only 67 leaves remain and many of the texts are incomplete. It is named after an anachronistic legend that it was made from the hide of a dun cow Type: Compilation of early Irish literature.

The Book of Invasions form the major part of the Mythological Book of Invasions was supposed to contain the (fictional) history of Ireland.

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Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, Patrick Hanks, Babies' Names Oxford University Press.