Kate Monk's Onomastikon

(Dictionary of Names)

Old Irish Bynames

Apthach banished person
Ballderg red-spot
Bec, Beag, Beccán small
Binnech sweet-sounding
Brecc freckled
Cáel slender
Camm crooked, lame
Crom stooped, crooked
Derg red
Dub black
Echluath fast-horse
Find fair
Flann red
Foltchaem beautiful-hair
Gabulfota long-legs
Garb rough, rude
Glass blue/green/gray/pale
Goibne smith
Laigen spear
Lámderg red-hand
Liath gray
Mór big, great
Muinchain slender-neck
Nia warrior, champion
Oach keen-ear or big-ear
Rón seal
Ruad red
Sithbacc long-crooked?
Sléibe of the mountain
Sreim snoring
Threchíchech three-breasted
U'athach horrible, dreadful, exceptional

This collection of names was compiled by Kate Monk and is ©1997, Kate Monk.

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