Irish YouTuber Wolfe Momma has created another video explain the meaning and origins of traditional Irish names.
The mum of two has become a prolific content creator on YouTube since giving up her job as a video director to raise her children.
Play to your strengths right.
Wolfe Momma has already taught us plenty about Irish names, with explanations about their origins and meanings, and also how to pronounce them correctly.
Her videos for Irish boys’ names and Irish girls’ names have both proven to be very popular online.
This latest video sees Wolfe Momma explaining the origins, meanings and pronunciations of gender-neutral names.
She begins the video with the name Faolán which means wolf or little wolf. She explains how to correctly pronounce it and adds that she began the video with this name as it is the Irish version of her son’s name Wolfe.
The next name to be explained is Enda. It means bird-like or freedom of spirit. Wolfe Momma laughs as she points out that Enda is one of the few traditional Irish names that is pronounced exactly as it is written.
She continues the video and talks about several more Irish names including Siúirtán, Regan, Shea, Ailbe and Daireann.
Wolfe Momma has plenty of interesting snippets for each name she discusses, and useful tips about how variances on the spellings and pronunciations can determine whether it is a name for a boy or a girl.
It is a great watch if you are thinking of giving your child a traditional Irish name.
Take a look below.