12 Truly unique Celtic baby names and their beautiful meanings
Celtic baby names are popular all over the world.
Of course, pronunciation of Irish names abroad has always been a bit of a sticking point. But the good news for our international friends is that while these Celtic baby names are unique, they're mostly quite simple too.
If you've always wanted to choose an Irish baby name, but you already know two Deirdres, an Aoife and a handful of Aislings, why not consider one of these?
They're beautiful and have really special meanings.
Meaning pleasant, Afric is a simple and pretty baby name you don't hear too often.
We love this one. It means splendor or radiance — how fab?
Another simple name that's just different enough. It means raven haired, so ideal if you're a red head.
This Celtic baby name, like many of the others here, works for both a boy or a girl and means 'free from envy'.
Artistic types will love this ethereal sounding baby name that simply means craft.
Another beautiful Irish name you don't hear too often, Etain means shining.
A beautiful Irish spelling that simply means faith.
As you might have guessed, this baby name means honour.
We adore this sweet, short baby name with a big meaning. Aed means fire — how cool?
Baird, of course, means poet.
A good, strong name that means white or fair haired.
Feilim means 'ever good' — let's hope it refers to sleep patterns.
Did any of these unique Celtic baby names take your fancy?