Name Element CATH

Type Word
Usage Old Irish

Meaning & History

Old Irish word meaning "battle" [1].

Related Items

Other Languages & Cultureskatus(Ancient Celtic) cat(Old Welsh)
Given Name DescendantsDuncan, Murphy(English) Cahal, Cathal, Donagh, Donnacha, Donncha, Donnchadh, Murrough, Cahir, Cathair, Cathaoir(Irish) Murchadh(Medieval Irish) Cathal, Donnchad, Murchad(Old Irish) Duncan, Murdo(Scottish) Donnchadh, Murchadh, Murdag(Scottish Gaelic) Cadwaladr, Cadwalader(Welsh)

Sources & References

  1. Matasović, Ranko. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Brill, 2009, page 195.

Entry updated January 21, 2022