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Poll: Celebrity Irish Celtic Gaelic First Names

Which Irish-Celtic-Gaelic first name that a celebrity shares is your favorite? *Names are Irish-Celtic-Gaelic in origin but sometimes are anglicized or origin is theorized.

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    Ryan Gosling

    RYAN

    Irish: Little Ruler (anglicized from Ó Riain or Rian)

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    Saoirse Ronan

    SAOIRSE

    Gaelic: Liberty

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    Conan O'Brien

    CONAN

    Gaelic: Small Wolf

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    Bryan Cranston

    BRYAN

    Celtic: Noble Man (variant on Brian)

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    Rooney Mara

    ROONEY

    Gaelic: Descendant of Champion

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    Kaley Cuoco

    KALEY

    Gaelic: Chaste, Pure (anglicized from Ceilidh)

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    Keira Knightley

    KEIRA

    Gaelic: Little Dark Girl (anglicized from Ciara)

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    Channing Tatum

    CHANNING

    Gaelic: Little Wolf Cub

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    Kevin James

    KEVIN

    Gaelic: Fair and Gentle (anglicized from Caoimhghín)

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    Colin Farrell

    COLIN

    Gaelic: Young Pup (anglicized from Coileáin)

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    Tara Reid

    TARA

    Gaelic: From the Hill of Tara/Queen (derived from Teamhair na Ri)

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    Sean Connery

    SEAN

    Irish: God is Merciful (anglicized from Seán or Seaghán and is derived from John)

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    Liam Neeson

    LIAM

    Irish: Strong Mind AND Protection (Liam derived from William)

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    Neve Campbell

    NEVE

    Irish: Radiant, Dazzling (anglicized from Niamh)

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    Cillian Murphy

    CILLIAN

    Irish: Little church/strife? (anglicized from Cillín)

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    Brendan Gleeson

    BRENDAN

    Gaelic: Living by Beacon

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    Shannon Elizabeth

    SHANNON

    Gaelic: possibly Wise River (anglicized from Sionainn)

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    Miles Teller

    MILES

    Irish: Devotee (anglicized from Maol)

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    Aidan Turner

    AIDAN

    Irish: Fiery One (anglicized from Aodhán)

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    Riley Keough

    RILEY

    Irish: Descendant of Raghaillaigh (anglicized from Ó Raghhaillaigh)

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    Bree Turner

    BREE

    Celtic: Strength, Power, Force (derived from Brigh)

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    Bridget Regan

    BRIDGET

    Celtic: Powerful/Strong (feminine name derived from Brighid)

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    Brianna Hildebrand

    BRIANNA

    Celtic: Noble Woman (feminine form anglicized from Brian)

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    Ciarán Hinds

    CIARAN

    Gaelic: Little Dark One

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    Erin Andrews

    ERIN

    Irish: Poetic Name of Ireland (anglicized from Éirrin)

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    Keegan-Michael Key

    KEEGAN

    Gaelic: Descendant of Aodhagan

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    Kyle MacLachlan

    KYLE

    Gaelic: Narrow Channel (derived from Caol)

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    Donal Logue

    DONAL

    Irish-English: Ruler of World (derived from Gaelic Domhnall)

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    Logan Lerman

    LOGAN

    Irish: Descendant of Ó Loughan (anglicized from Ó Loughan)

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    Colm Meaney

    COLM

    Gaelic: Dove (derived from Callum)

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    Barry Fitzgerald

    BARRY

    Gaelic: Fair Haired (anglicized from Finnbarr via Bairre)

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    Siobhan Williams

    SIOBHAN

    Irish: God is gracious (Siobhan derived from Jehane)