300 Irish and Gaelic Dog Names With Great Meanings

Here comes a huge list of over 300 Irish and Gaelic dog names, most of these names have the great meanings. These names are unique Irish first names, middle names or surnames. We believe you will find your favorite name from this unusual Irish dog names collection.

Abban: Abbot.


Adare: From the ford of the oak tree.
Aghy: Friend of horses.
Aguistin: Majestic.
Ahane: From the little ford.
Ahern: Lord of the horses.
Aichlin: Meaning unknown.
Aidrian: From the adriatic.
Ailfrid: Wise.
Ailin: Handsome.
Aindreas: Strong.
Ainmire: Great lord.
Alban: Pale.
Alroy: Red-haired.
Ambros: Divine.
Anguish: Myth name.
Angus: Vigorous one.
Anlon: Champion.
Anmcha: Brave.
Annaduff: From the black marsh.
Anntoin: Priceless.
Aodhfin: White fire.
Aralt: Leader.
Ardagh: From the high field.
Ardal: High honor.
Ardkill: From the high church.
Arlyn: Pledge.
Artur: Noble bear.
Assan: Waterfall.
Auley: Irish form of Olaf, means ancient.
Awnan: Little adam.
Baethan: Foolish.
Bailintin: Valiant.
Baird: Bard.
Banan: White.
Banbhan: Piglet.
Barram: Handsome.
Bearnard: Brave as a bear.
Benen: Kind.
Birr: From birr.
Blaine: Thin.
Blair: From the fields.
Blathma: Flower, sun.
Boynton: From the town by the river boyn.
Brady: Spirited.
Bram: Irish form of abraham.
Bran: Myth name.
Brandan: Saint name.
Branduff: Black raven.
Breandan: Prince.
Breasal: Pain.
Breen: Sadness.
Brennan: Little drop.
Brody: From the muddy place.
Brone: Sorrowful.
Buagh: Victorious.
Buckley: Boy.
Cacanisius: Son of nis.
Cadhla: Handsome.
Caffar: Helmet.
Cahir: Warrior.
Cairbre: Myth name.
Caith: From the battlefield.
Caley: Slender.
Calhoun: From the narrow forest.
Callaghan: Strife.
Callough: Bald.
Canice: Handsome.
Caolan: Slender.
Caomh: Lovable.
Carlin: Little champion.
Carney: Victorious.
Carrick: From the rocky headland.
Carroll: Manly.
Carthage: Loving.
Cashel: From cashel.
Cathal: Battle strong.
Cathmor: Great fighter.
Cavan: From cavan.
Celsus: Saint name.
Cian: Archaic.
Ciarrai: County.
Cillian: Battle.
Cinneide: Helmeted.
Clarence: Ruddy warrior.
Cleary: Scholar.
Cluny: From the meadow.
Coghlan: Hooded.
Coinneach: Handsome.
Coireall: Lordly.
Colla: Ancient irish name.
Collin: Virile.
Colm: Dove.
Coman: Bent.
Comhghan: Twin.
Comyn: Shrewd.
Conlan: Hero, wise.
Connlaio: Ardent, wise.
Connolly: Brave, wise.
Conroy: Wise, red.
Conway: Hound of the plain.
Cooney: Handsome.
Corcoran: Reddish-skin.
Corey: From the round hill.
Cormac: Charioteer.
Crevan: Fox.
Crogher: Loves hounds.
Cronan: Little dark one.
Crowley: Hunch-backed.
Cuinn: Intelligent.
Cumhea: Hound of the plains.
Cuuladh: Hound of ulster.
Cuyler: Chapel.
Daghda: Myth name.
Daibheid: Dearly loved.
Daire: Wealthy.
Daithi: Quick and agile.
Dallan: Blind.
Damhlaic: Meaning unknown.
Damon: Tame.
Declan: Saint name.
Delaney: From the river slaney.
Dempsey: Proud.
Dermot: Free.
Desmond: From south munster.
Devine: Bard.
Don: From surname originally used as first name, itself meaning "dark brown", referring to color of hair, eyes, or skin.
Donnan: Brown.
Doran: Exile.
Dougal: Dark stranger.
Dow: Black-haired.
Driscol: Mediator.
Duane: Irish name meaning "little black-haired one; dark; swarthy."
Dubhan: Black.
Dwyer: Black.
Eachan: Horseman.
Eamon: Guardian.
Earnan: Knowing.
Egan: Fiery.
Eimhin: Swift.
Elhe: Legend name.
Elroy: Red-haired youth.
Enan: Meaning unknown.
Enda: Saint name.
Erc: Red.
Ernan: Irish form of Ernest, means serious.
Eth: Fire.
Evoy: Blond.
Fachnan: Saint name.
Fagan: Little hugh.
Fahey: From the green field.
Fallon: Ruler.
Faolan: Wolf.
Farry: Manly.
Fay: Raven.
Fiachra: Myth name.
Finbar: Handsome.
Fineen: Beautiful child.
Finian: Fair.
Flann: Ruddy.
Flynn: Son of the ruddy man.
Fogarty: Exiled.
Foley: Plunders.
Forba: Owns the fields.
Gaffney: Calf.
Gair: Short; small one.
Gale: Stranger.
Gall: Rooster.
Gara: Mastiff.
Garbhan: Rough.
Garvey: Rough peace.
Gearoid: Spear brave.
Geraghty: From the court.
Geralt: Farmer.
Gilibeirt: Pledge.
Gilley: Serves christ.
Gilmore: Gaelic name meaning "servant of the virgin mary."
Glaisne: Meaning unknown.
Gorman: Blue.
Grady: Gaelic name meaning "noble" or "renowned."
Guthrie: Gaelic name meaning "windy spot.".
Haley: Ingenious.
Hanraoi: Rules the home.
Hegarty: Unjust.
Heremon: Myth name.
Hewney: Meaning unknown.
Hickey: Healer.
Hiero: Saint name.
Higgins: Intelligent.
Hurley: Sea tide.
Innis: From the river island.
Irial: Meaning unknown.
Jarlath: Tributary lord.
Justin: Judicious.
Kalen: Warrior.
Kealan: Slender.
Keallach: Battle.
Keefe: Handsome.
Keegan: Fiery.
Keely: Handsome.
Keenan: Ancient.
Keith: From the battlefield.
Kellach: Strife.
Kelleher: Loving husband.
Kennedy: Helmeted.
Kenny: Handsome.
Kerry: From county kerry.
Kerwin: Small, black one.
Kian: Archaic.
Kieran: Dark.
Killdaire: From county kildare.
Kinsella: Meaning unknown.
Lalor: Half-leper.
Laoghaire: Shepherd.
Laughlin: Servant.
Leary: Cattle keeper.
Lee: Poetic.
Lochlain: Home of the norse.
Loman: Bare.
Lorcan: Little wild one.
Lugaidh: Famous warrior.
Lugh: Myth name.
Lunn: Strong.
Maelisa: Serves christ.
Mago: Great.
Maher: Generous.
Mahon: Bear.
Malone: Serves saint john.
Mannix: Monk.
Mannuss: Great.
Meara: Happy.
Melchior: Meaning unknown.
Melvin: Chief.
Miach: Myth name.
Mogue: Saint name.
Molan: Servant of the storm.
Molloy: Noble chief.
Monohan: Monk.
Mooney: Wealthy.
Moran: Great.
Moriarty: Expert seaman.
Morolt: Legend name.
Mulcahy: Battle chief.
Mulconry: Hound of prosperity.
Mundy: From reamon.
Murchadh: Fighter of the sea.
Murphey: Sea warrior.
Naal: Saint name.
Nally: Poor.
Naomhan: Holy.
Neason: Saint name.
Nolan: Noble.
Nulty: From ulster.
Odhran: Pale green.
Ossian: Fawn.
Owney: Meaning unknown.
Padriac: Noble.
Parlan: Legend name.
Phelan: Joyful.
Quaid: Irish form of Walter, means strong warrior.
Queran: Dark.
Quigley: Unruly hair.
Quinlan: Graceful.
Quinn: Intelligent.
Raghnall: Strong.
Regan: Little king.
Renny: Mighty.
Riddock: From the smooth field.
Riobard: Bright.
Riordan: Royal bard.
Roark: Famous ruler.
Rogan: Red-haired.
Roibhilin: Meaning unknown.
Roibin: Robin.
Ronan: Little seal.
Rooney: Hero.
Rory: Red.
Ruadhan: Saint name.
Ryan: Little king.
Scanlon: Scandal.
Scully: Herald.
Seafra: Peace from god.
Shamus: Supplanter.
Shanahan: Wise.
Shanley: Old hero.
Shannon: Little old wise one.
Shea: Majestic.
Sheary: Irish form of Geoffrey, means peace of god.
Sheehan: Little peaceful one.
Sheridan: Untamed.
Sorley: Viking.
Strahan: Poet.
Struthers: From the stream.
Sullivan: Black-eyed.
Sweeney: Little hero.
Tadhg: Bard.
Teague: Poet.
Terrence: Tender.
Terriss: Son of terrence.
Tiarchnach: Regal.
Tibbot: Irish form of Theobald, means strong for the people.
Torin: Chief.
Tormey: Thunder spirit.
Torrance: From the knolls.
Treacy: Fighter.
Trevor: Prudent.
Tully: Peaceful.
Uaid: Irish form of Walter, means strong warrior.
Uaine: Meaning unknown.
Ualtar: Strong fighter.
Uther: Myth name.
Ward: Bard.
Whelan: Joyful.
Abban: Abbot.
Adare: From the ford of the oak tree.
Aghy: Friend of horses.
Aguistin: Majestic.
Ahane: From the little ford.
Ahern: Lord of the horses.
Aichlin: Meaning unknown.
Aidrian: From the adriatic.
Ailfrid: Wise.
Ailin: Handsome.
Aindreas: Strong.
Ainmire: Great lord.
Alban: Pale.
Alroy: Red-haired.
Ambros: Divine.
Anguish: Myth name.
Angus: Vigorous one.
Anlon: Champion.
Anmcha: Brave.
Annaduff: From the black marsh.
Anntoin: Priceless.
Aodhfin: White fire.
Aralt: Leader.
Ardagh: From the high field.
Ardal: High honor.
Ardkill: From the high church.
Arlyn: Pledge.
Artur: Noble bear.
Assan: Waterfall.
Auley: Irish form of Olaf, means ancient.
Awnan: Little adam.


Baethan: Foolish.
Bailintin: Valiant.
Baird: Bard.
Banan: White.
Banbhan: Piglet.
Barram: Handsome.
Bearnard: Brave as a bear.
Benen: Kind.
Birr: From birr.
Blaine: Thin.
Blair: From the fields.
Blathma: Flower, sun.
Boynton: From the town by the river boyn.
Brady: Spirited.
Bram: Irish form of abraham.
Bran: Myth name.
Brandan: Saint name.
Branduff: Black raven.
Breandan: Prince.
Breasal: Pain.
Breen: Sadness.
Brennan: Little drop.
Brody: From the muddy place.
Brone: Sorrowful.
Buagh: Victorious.
Buckley: Boy.
Cacanisius: Son of nis.
Cadhla: Handsome.
Caffar: Helmet.
Cahir: Warrior.
Cairbre: Myth name.
Caith: From the battlefield.
Caley: Slender.
Calhoun: From the narrow forest.
Callaghan: Strife.
Callough: Bald.
Canice: Handsome.
Caolan: Slender.
Caomh: Lovable.
Carlin: Little champion.
Carney: Victorious.
Carrick: From the rocky headland.
Carroll: Manly.
Carthage: Loving.
Cashel: From cashel.
Cathal: Battle strong.
Cathmor: Great fighter.
Cavan: From cavan.
Celsus: Saint name.
Cian: Archaic.
Ciarrai: County.
Cillian: Battle.
Cinneide: Helmeted.
Clarence: Ruddy warrior.
Cleary: Scholar.
Cluny: From the meadow.
Coghlan: Hooded.
Coinneach: Handsome.
Coireall: Lordly.
Colla: Ancient irish name.
Collin: Virile.
Colm: Dove.
Coman: Bent.
Comhghan: Twin.
Comyn: Shrewd.
Conlan: Hero, wise.
Connlaio: Ardent, wise.
Connolly: Brave, wise.
Conroy: Wise, red.
Conway: Hound of the plain.
Cooney: Handsome.
Corcoran: Reddish-skin.
Corey: From the round hill.
Cormac: Charioteer.
Crevan: Fox.
Crogher: Loves hounds.
Cronan: Little dark one.
Crowley: Hunch-backed.
Cuinn: Intelligent.
Cumhea: Hound of the plains.
Cuuladh: Hound of ulster.
Cuyler: Chapel.
Daghda: Myth name.
Daibheid: Dearly loved.
Daire: Wealthy.
Daithi: Quick and agile.
Dallan: Blind.
Damhlaic: Meaning unknown.
Damon: Tame.
Declan: Saint name.
Delaney: From the river slaney.
Dempsey: Proud.
Dermot: Free.
Desmond: From south munster.
Devine: Bard.
Don: From surname originally used as first name, itself meaning "dark brown", referring to color of hair, eyes, or skin.
Donnan: Brown.
Doran: Exile.
Dougal: Dark stranger.
Dow: Black-haired.
Driscol: Mediator.
Duane: Irish name meaning "little black-haired one; dark; swarthy."
Dubhan: Black.
Dwyer: Black.
Eachan: Horseman.
Eamon: Guardian.
Earnan: Knowing.
Egan: Fiery.
Eimhin: Swift.
Elhe: Legend name.
Elroy: Red-haired youth.
Enan: Meaning unknown.
Enda: Saint name.
Erc: Red.
Ernan: Irish form of Ernest, means serious.
Eth: Fire.
Evoy: Blond.
Fachnan: Saint name.
Fagan: Little hugh.
Fahey: From the green field.
Fallon: Ruler.
Faolan: Wolf.
Farry: Manly.
Fay: Raven.
Fiachra: Myth name.
Finbar: Handsome.
Fineen: Beautiful child.
Finian: Fair.
Flann: Ruddy.
Flynn: Son of the ruddy man.
Fogarty: Exiled.
Foley: Plunders.
Forba: Owns the fields.
Gaffney: Calf.
Gair: Short; small one.
Gale: Stranger.
Gall: Rooster.
Gara: Mastiff.
Garbhan: Rough.
Garvey: Rough peace.
Gearoid: Spear brave.
Geraghty: From the court.
Geralt: Farmer.
Gilibeirt: Pledge.
Gilley: Serves christ.
Gilmore: Gaelic name meaning "servant of the virgin mary."
Glaisne: Meaning unknown.
Gorman: Blue.
Grady: Gaelic name meaning "noble" or "renowned."
Guthrie: Gaelic name meaning "windy spot.".
Haley: Ingenious.
Hanraoi: Rules the home.
Hegarty: Unjust.
Heremon: Myth name.
Hewney: Meaning unknown.
Hickey: Healer.
Hiero: Saint name.
Higgins: Intelligent.
Hurley: Sea tide.
Innis: From the river island.
Irial: Meaning unknown.
Jarlath: Tributary lord.
Justin: Judicious.
Kalen: Warrior.
Kealan: Slender.
Keallach: Battle.
Keefe: Handsome.
Keegan: Fiery.
Keely: Handsome.
Keenan: Ancient.
Keith: From the battlefield.
Kellach: Strife.
Kelleher: Loving husband.
Kennedy: Helmeted.
Kenny: Handsome.
Kerry: From county kerry.
Kerwin: Small, black one.
Kian: Archaic.
Kieran: Dark.
Killdaire: From county kildare.
Kinsella: Meaning unknown.
Lalor: Half-leper.
Laoghaire: Shepherd.
Laughlin: Servant.
Leary: Cattle keeper.
Lee: Poetic.
Lochlain: Home of the norse.
Loman: Bare.
Lorcan: Little wild one.
Lugaidh: Famous warrior.
Lugh: Myth name.
Lunn: Strong.
Maelisa: Serves christ.
Mago: Great.
Maher: Generous.
Mahon: Bear.
Malone: Serves saint john.
Mannix: Monk.
Mannuss: Great.
Meara: Happy.
Melchior: Meaning unknown.
Melvin: Chief.
Miach: Myth name.
Mogue: Saint name.
Molan: Servant of the storm.
Molloy: Noble chief.
Monohan: Monk.
Mooney: Wealthy.
Moran: Great.
Moriarty: Expert seaman.
Morolt: Legend name.
Mulcahy: Battle chief.
Mulconry: Hound of prosperity.
Mundy: From reamon.
Murchadh: Fighter of the sea.
Murphey: Sea warrior.
Naal: Saint name.
Nally: Poor.
Naomhan: Holy.
Neason: Saint name.
Nolan: Noble.
Nulty: From ulster.
Odhran: Pale green.
Ossian: Fawn.
Owney: Meaning unknown.
Padriac: Noble.
Parlan: Legend name.
Phelan: Joyful.
Quaid: Irish form of Walter, means strong warrior.
Queran: Dark.
Quigley: Unruly hair.
Quinlan: Graceful.
Quinn: Intelligent.
Raghnall: Strong.
Regan: Little king.
Renny: Mighty.
Riddock: From the smooth field.
Riobard: Bright.
Riordan: Royal bard.
Roark: Famous ruler.
Rogan: Red-haired.
Roibhilin: Meaning unknown.
Roibin: Robin.
Ronan: Little seal.
Rooney: Hero.
Rory: Red.
Ruadhan: Saint name.
Ryan: Little king.
Scanlon: Scandal.
Scully: Herald.
Seafra: Peace from god.
Shamus: Supplanter.
Shanahan: Wise.
Shanley: Old hero.
Shannon: Little old wise one.
Shea: Majestic.
Sheary: Irish form of Geoffrey, means peace of god.
Sheehan: Little peaceful one.
Sheridan: Untamed.
Sorley: Viking.
Strahan: Poet.
Struthers: From the stream.
Sullivan: Black-eyed.
Sweeney: Little hero.
Tadhg: Bard.
Teague: Poet.
Terrence: Tender.
Terriss: Son of terrence.
Tiarchnach: Regal.
Tibbot: Irish form of Theobald, means strong for the people.
Torin: Chief.
Tormey: Thunder spirit.
Torrance: From the knolls.
Treacy: Fighter.
Trevor: Prudent.
Tully: Peaceful.
Uaid: Irish form of Walter, means strong warrior.
Uaine: Meaning unknown.
Ualtar: Strong fighter.
Uther: Myth name.
Ward: Bard.
Whelan: Joyful.

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