Name Element SÍD

Type Word
Usage Old Irish

Meaning & History

Old Irish word meaning "peace" or "fairy mound, tumulus", both from a root meaning "to sit" [1].

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturessedom(Ancient Celtic) hedd(Old Welsh)
Given Name DescendantsSíomha(Irish) Sítheach(Medieval Irish) Síthmaith(Old Irish)
Surname DescendantsMac Síthigh, McSheehy, Sheehy(Irish)

Sources & References

  1. Matasović, Ranko. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Brill, 2009, page 326.

Entry added January 21, 2022