100+ Gaul Names, Last Names, And Place Names

The Gauls were people who spoke Celtic languages.

Ancient Gaul was a region in what is now parts of northern Italy, Belgium, France and western Germany.

The Gauls were the people from Celtic tribes living in this region in the Roman times. They lived in a simple agricultural society ruled by a landed class system.

Many beautiful baby names that are loved by parents today can be traced back to the Gauls and the Gaulish language, with these names being particularly popular in Luxemburg, Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands. This list will show you some of the best Gaulish names, that anyone interested in Celtic studies will love! You will find over 100 Gaulish names, Gaulish last names, Gaul tribe names and  Gaul place names as well as the meanings behind each name. Who knows, you might even find the perfect name for your new baby in this list?

If you are a lover of history then you'll also love some of our other articles all about the best ancient baby names and the best Old German names. But for now, let's have a look at some interesting Gaul names below.

Gaulish Names For Girls

There are so many cute Celtic Gaul names for baby girls. These names are perfect for your little girl if you wish to choose traditional names. However, they could also be used as character names for those creating a story set among the Celtic tribes in Gaul. Find the best names for girls from the Gaul region that can be used in different ways in this wonderful list, which name will you choose?

1. Abbula (Gaulish origin) derived from the word 'abalo' meaning "apple".

2. Abrexta (Gaulish origin) meaning "law, right" derived from 'rextu'.

3. Abruna (Gaulish origin) meaning "breast".

4. Acaunissa (Gaulish origin) means "stone" derived from the word 'acaunon' or 'acauno'.

5. Aculia (Gaulish origin) derived from the word 'acu' meaning "quick, fast".

6. Adbugissa (Gaulish origin) meaning "very blue" and githe from a combination of Proto-Celtic words 'ad', meaning "very" and 'bugio' meaning "blue".

7. Banna (Gaulish origin) meaning "peak, summit," and also denoted a sort of carriage with four wheels.

8. Baulia (Gaulish origin) meaning "dirt, mud".

9. Betua (Gaulish origin) meaning "birch tree".

10. Blanda (Gaulish origin) meaning "soft, sweet" refers to speaking with a soft or sweet voice.

11. Boudia (Gaulish origin) meaning "victory, profit, advantage, loot".

12. Boudicca (Gaulish origin) means "advantage".

13. Boudilatis (Gaulish origin) means "hero" or "fury, rage".

14. Camula (Gaulish origin) means "champion; servant".

15. Cantismerta (Gaulish origin) meaning "with" or "purveyor", understood in the sense of "all purveyor".

16. Carata (Gaulish origin) "beloved".

17. Catta (Gaulish origin) means "cat".

18. Cauaria (Gaulish origin) derived from the word 'cauaros' meaning "champion, hero".

19. Cloustria (Gaulish origin) meaning "ear".

20. Continuda (Gaulish origin) means “one hundred”.

21. Coria (Gaulish origin) the meaning of this cute short name is unknown.

22. Dousonna (Gaulish origin) meaning “forearm hand”.

23. Dunnonia (Gaulish origin) means "brown".

24. Elantia (Gaulish origin) means "doe, hind".

25. Kunopennos (Gaulish origin) this name means “dog head” derived from Proto-Celtic 'kunos' which stems from 'kū', meaning "dog" and 'pennom' or 'pennos', meaning "head".

26. Leuca (Gaulish origin) means "bright, clear, brilliant".

27. Litoena (Gaulish origin) means “celebration family”.

28. Lubitiata (Gaulish origin) this name means "to love".

29. Luguselwa (Gaulish origin) meaning "possession of Lugus".

30. Manta (Gaulish origin) meaning "mouth; jaw".

31. Oclauia (Gaulish origin) meaning "drink".

32. Peccia (Gaulish origin) the meaning of this beautiful name is unknown.

33. Scotta (Gaulish origin) means "mortise axe".

34. Sucaria (Gaulish origin) means "endearing, lovable, much beloved".

35. Tocca (Gaulish origin) means "hat".

36. Uesuca (Gaulish origin) meaning "good, worthy".

37. Uinda (Gaulish origin) means "white".

38. Uindilla (Gaulish origin) this name also means "white".

39. Uiscareua (Gaulish origin) this name is a variant of Uesuca.

Find the best baby names from Gaul here.

Gaulish Names For Boys

Are you looking for boy names from Gaul? You have come to the right place! Every region has produced its own notable members of society that have achieved fame or success. Here you find the names of some famous Gauls. There are  names of the Kings of Gaul and famous leaders of Gaul, among lots more beautiful baby boy names from the Gaulish language. The list also has some ancient Gaul names and meanings, perfect for those who want to find more names from Gaul.

40. Abbo (Gaulish origin) means "river".

41. Acco (Gaulish origin) meaning "swift, quick, fast,". Acco was a chief of the Senones in Gaul, who organised his countrymen in 53 BC to revolt against Julius Caesar.

42. Adietumarus (Gaulish origin) means “great zeal to”.

43. Argiotalus (Gaulish origin) this name is derived from Proto-Celtic 'argyos' meaning "white" and 'talus' which means "front, forehead".

44. Ariogaisos (Gaulish origin) means “noble spear”, Ariogaisos was a ruler of the Quadi of Germanic origin.

45. Arleno (Gaulish origin) means "wood, grove, bosk".

46. Atebodwos (Gaulish origin) the meaning of this elegant boys' name is unknown.

47. Attalus (Gaulish origin) means "forehead, front, surface".

48. Axtrotalus (Gaulish origin) means "high forehead".

49. Bannus (Gaulish origin) meaning "peak, the summit".

50. Bilius (Gaulish origin) "tree".

51. Brennos (Gaulish origin) was the chieftain of the Senones, and led an army of Cisalpine Gauls in an attack on Rome in the Battle of the Allia in 387 BC.

52. Brogimaros (Gaulish origin) means “great region” derived from the Proto-Celtic words 'brogis' or 'mrogis' meaning "territory, the region" and 'māros' meaning "great".

53. Camulos (Gaulish origin) meaning "champion, servant" an important God in early Gaul, especially among Belgae and the Remi, who the Romans equated with Mars.

54. Camulus (Latin origin) this name is the Latin form of Camulos.

55. Carantus (Gaulish origin) means "loving".

56. Carmanos (Gaulish origin) means "weasel".

57. Carmo (Gaulish origin) this name also means "weasel".

58. Caturix (Gaulish origin) means “battle King” derived from the word 'ca' which means "battle" combined with 'rix' meaning "King".

59. Celunno (Gaulish origin) meaning "tub, pail, bucket".

60. Cerdo (Gaulish origin) the meaning of this cute and short name is unknown.

61. Cilurnos (Gaulish origin) means "bucket".

62. Contessilo (Gaulish origin) meaning "warm, cordial".

63. Corius (Gaulish origin) the meaning of this boys' name is unknown.

64. Cudius (Gaulish origin) means "concealed, hidden".

65. Dago (Gaulish origin) meaning "good".

66. Dagodubnos (Gaulish origin) means "good".

67. Dagodurnos (Gaulish origin) this name is derived from the Latinized Dagodurnus meaning “good fist”.

68. Dagolitus (Gaulish origin) means “good celebration”.

69. Dagomarus (Gaulish origin) means "good".

70. Damos (Gaulish origin) meaning "cow, stag, hart".

71. Dosso (Gaulish origin) the meaning of this boys' name is unknown.

72. Drutalos (Gaulish origin) means  "oak tree".

73. Dubnorix (Gaulish origin) derived from the Latinized Dumnorix.

74. Dunnius (Gaulish origin) means "brown".

75. Garomaros (Gaulish origin) means “great call”.

76. Garos (Gaulish origin) meaning "cry, call".

77. Iantumaros (Gaulish origin) meaning “great zeal”.

78. Iestinus (Latin origin) meaning  "bright, beautiful, handsome".

79. Katumaros (Gaulish origin) means “great battle” derived from the words 'katus' meaning "battle" and 'māros' meaning "great".

80. Kintugenos (Gaulish origin) means "firstborn".

81. Kintugnatos (Gaulish origin) meaning "firstborn".

82. Lascius (Gaulish origin) the meaning of this lovely name is unknown.

83. Leno (Gaulish origin) means "grove, bosk".

84. Leucus (Gaulish origin) means "bright, clear, brilliant".

85. Lukotorix (Gaulish origin) meaning “mose King”.

86. Lutumaros (Gaulish origin) derived from the words 'lūtu' meaning "anger, power" and 'māros' meaning "great".

87. Maguno (Celtic origin) this name is the Gaulish variant of Maonirn.

88. Magurix (Gaulish origin) derived from 'magus' meaning "boy" and 'rix' meaning "King".

89. Manus (Gaulish origin) meaning "good".

90. Oclinos (Gaulish origin) meaning "drink".

91. Samo (Gaulish origin) means "calm summer".

92. Samorix (Gaulish origin) meaning “summer King”, derived from the words 'samo' meaning "calm, summer" and 'rīx' meaning "King".

93. Scottus (Gaulish origin) ths name is the masculine form of Scotta.

94. Segomaros (Gaulish origin) means “great force”.

95. Talos (Gaulish origin) means "forehead, front, surface".

96. Tanisius (Gaulish origin) means "heat; fire".

97. Tasco (Gaulish origin) the meaning of this strong name is unknown.

98. Tinus (Gaulish origin) meaning "heat, fire".

99. Toccus (Gaulish origin) this name is the masculine form of Tocca.

100. Uercassiuellaunos (Gaulish origin) a Latinized name, this is the name of the cousin of Vercingetorix and also the name of a General of the Arverni.

101. Urus (Gaulish origin) a name derived from the word 'uros' which means "aurochs".

102. Wirogalos (Gaulish origin) derived from the words 'wiros' meaning "man" and 'galā' meaning "valour, ability".

Gaulish Place Names

The areas occupied by The Gauls are beautiful and interesting.

Place names sometimes took the place of last names in Gaul. This is a list of last names that are also names of actual locations of former Gaul regions. These regions were found across Europe and are also sometimes described as Celtic regions. In these areas, most people spoke the common Celtic languages which have now developed into other modern languages. A Greek geographer, Hecataeus of Miletus, was the one of the first to refer to the people in these regions as Celts which is how the name came about. Now, these areas are no longer known as Gaul but have been broken up and are now parts of different countries. These places are now found in what we know and refer to as Belgium, France, Italy, The Netherlands, and more. The legacy of the Gaul naming system and the way of living can still be seen in some of these parts of Europe. Most European languages have been influenced by the original Celtic languages, and many names that are popular today have roots in these parts.

103. Aediobri  (Gaulish origin), the name of an acient fortress in Gaul.

104. Asseconia (Gaulish origin) a town name from Gaul meaning “a very strong one”.

105. Aviliobris (Celtic origin) a castle name meaning “windy hill”.

106. Adrobricam Urbem (Celtic origin)means “hillfort” and is a city in Artabri.

107. Alanobricae (Gaulish origin) a place in San Amaro.

108. Albiones (Celtic origin) means “upper country” and refers to people who live between the rivers Navia and Eo in Gaul.

Kidadl has lots of great  names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for Gaul names, last names and place names, then why not take a look at something different like these Old French names or these Celtic dog names?



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