In this book you will find the most beautiful and powerful Irish names for boys and girls, with information on the meaning of each. Make your choice with confidence from traditional and historic names, to popular contemporary names. It features approximately 200 Irish names for boys and girls, with Gaelic spellings, name variations and background explanations, the history and associations of names, with anglicised versions for the overseas markets. At home and around the world is a growing awareness of origin and roots. This book plays into this mood. On both sides of the Irish sea and across the Atlantic there is a great deal of interest in Irish names. This great value book will provide a comprehensive but accessible guide to the meaning of Irish names, together with their backgrounds and the history of some of the most famous people associated with the names. This is a great little reference book and a charming gift for an expectant couple that also celebrates the true heritage of Ireland.
Professional research writer, journalist and broadcaster.
Introduction, 6; Irish Gaelic, 9; Girls' names A to Z, 12; Boys' names A to Z, 61.
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