Name Element RÍ

Type Word
Usage Old Irish

Meaning & History

Old Irish word meaning "king" [1].

Related Items

Variantrígain
Other Languages & Culturesrīxs(Ancient Celtic) ri(Old Welsh)
Given Name DescendantsRorie, Rory(English) Fiacre(French) Fiachra, Ríona, Ríonach, Rory, Ruaidhrí, Ruairí(Irish) Fiachra, Fiachrae, Ríghnach, Ríoghnach(Irish Mythology) Conrí, Fiachrae, Flaithrí, Ruaidrí(Old Irish) Roderick, Rory(Scottish) Ruairi, Ruairidh, Ruaraidh, Ruaridh(Scottish Gaelic)
Surname DescendantsMacGrory, Mac Ruaidhrí, McCreery, McCrory(Irish) MacGrory, McCreery, McCrory(Scottish) MacRuaraidh(Scottish Gaelic)
Same Spellingri 1, ri 2, ri 3, ri 4, ri 5, ri 6,

Sources & References

  1. Matasović, Ranko. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Brill, 2009, page 311.

Entry updated January 21, 2022