Favourite Irish Names for Children: The top 200

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Looks at the 200 most popular Irish Christian names, with a short, witty and authoritative commentary on each. The book details the origin of each name and - in the case of saints' names - gives a potted life of the original eponym. The author also gives an account of well-known later bearers of a particular name and indicates alternative spellings and Anglicised versions of Gaelic names. Short, authoritative commentary on each headline name. Complete lists of alternative spellings and anglicised forms. Notes on origins of each name, with particular reference to original holders. Comprehensively indexed and cross-referenced Favourite Irish Names for Children is the complete, up-to-date reference for parents today. Other books by Laurence Flanagan Ancient Ireland Irish Place Names Irish Proverbs