Name Element MUIR

Type Word
Usage Old Irish

Meaning & History

Old Irish word meaning "sea" [1].

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturesmori(Ancient Celtic) mor(Old Welsh)
Given Name DescendantsMorgaine, Morgan, Morgen(Arthurian Romance) Mariel, Meriel, Merle, Merrill, Meryl, Muriel, Murphy, Merla(English) Merle(Estonian) Morgane, Muriel, Murielle(French) Muireann, Muriel, Murrough, Muirgheal, Muirín(Irish) Muireann, Muirenn, Muirgen(Irish Mythology) Muriel(Medieval Breton) Murchadh(Medieval Irish) Mairenn, Muirenn, Muirgel, Murchad(Old Irish) Myrgjǫl(Old Norse) Murdo, Muriel(Scottish) Muireall, Murchadh, Murdag(Scottish Gaelic)
Surname DescendantsMerrill(English) Murdock, Murphy, Ó Murchadha(Irish) Murdoch(Scottish)

Sources & References

  1. Matasović, Ranko. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Brill, 2009, page 277.
Entry added January 21, 2022