10 Irish saints’ names for baby girls

In addition to being meaningful, these Gaelic names look and sound beautiful.

Need help choosing a name for your own little “Colleen”? That’s the Irish word for girl and one of the easier ones to pronounce or Americanize. While there are many beautiful Gaelic baby girl names, many are also incredibly difficult to spell — and to say. So we’ve stuck to the early saints whose names have often been linked to even earlier Celtic heroines. By going back through the centuries, there might be the odd detail that has been misinterpreted, left out, exaggerated, or poorly recorded. Nevertheless these 10 women, and the counties they are often associated with, have still had a huge impact on modern day Irish Catholicism, and their names would be a privilege to give your little lassie:

 

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