BAIRNSLEY  HIGHLANDS

DESCRIPTIVE CALF NAMES

Female
Names
Male
Names
Descriptive
Names

 Colours

  NAME MEANING
  Geal white
  Buidhe, Bhuide, Bhuidhe yellow
  Ruadh red
  Sgarlaid scarlet
  Dearg red
  Riabhach brindle
  Dubh ('doo') black
  Odhar dun
  Tynan dark or grey
  Dorcha dark
  Donn brown (or princely)

Descriptive Names

  NAME MEANING
A Araidh special
  Asgaidh present
B Ban white, fair
  Banail feminine
  Bairn baby, young child
  Beadarach lovely
  Beag; Bheag little, small
  Bean wife, woman
  Beanntan mountain
  Beo alive
  Beothail lively
  Beusach well-bred
  Briagha beautiful, lovely
  Biorach sharp-pointed
  Boidheach beautiful
  Brath forever
  Bruadaran, Bruadair dream
  Buain reap, harvest
  Buan durable, long lasting
C Ceud, ciad first
  Chiel, Chield ('cheel') lad, young man
  Ciuin calm
  Clachan stone
  Coltach like, similar to
  Coo cow
  Cosgail expensive
  Cridheil hearty, cheerful
D Dail meadow
  Daor dear
  Dara second
  Dealbhach handsome
  Dearg red
  Dearrs shine
  Dochais hope
  Duaisean prize
  Duine man
  Dun, Dum small iron age fort, fortified dwelling
F Fainneach curly
  Fairin, Fairing present
  Ferlie a wonder, marvellous
  Feuch look, behold!
  Fionn, Finn fair-haired
  Freen friend
G Gasda beautiful, handsome, fine
  Gionach greedy
  Goalach lovely
  Gobhlach long legged
  Gradhach loveable
  Grainach sunny
  Gruagan hair
H Harr cold mist, fog
  Hielan ('heelan') of the Highlands
K Keir dark-haired
  Kye cow
L Laird lord, owner of a large estate
  Leal ('leel') loyal, faithful
  Leth-bhric copy, duplicate
  Lon meadow
  Luachmhor valuable
M Mearachd mistake
  Measail  respected, esteemed
  Meikle (sounds like treacle) big, large
  Mir flirt, frolick
  Moitealach proud
  Mol praise, recommend
  Molach ('moll-aCH') shaggy
  Mor big
N Nadurrach natural
  Neart strength
  Nuadh new
O Och ('oCH') expression of surprise
  Og young, little
P Peallach shaggy
  Proiseil proud
R Roch ('roCH') rough
  Roy red
S Scuddie naked
  Sgiathach winged
  Smeddum having common sense, resourcefulness
  Snell bitingly cold wind
  Snog pretty, nice
  Socair gentle
  Soilach prolific
  Sporsail sporting
  Surdail eager
T Tearc rare
  Tiugh thick, fat
  Toorie round bobble or pompom on a hat
  Tousie ('toosy') tangled, untidy hair
     

 

Female
Names
Male
Names
Descriptive
Names