What Gaelic Name Matches Your Soul?

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Emily Maggrett

5 Min Quiz

Do you have Celtic or Irish roots?

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How much do you enjoy camping and hiking?

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Are you lucky in love?

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Would you be willing to spend the winter in a castle?

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Do you like a good party?

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Many legendary Scottish figures had "the [something]" after their first name, such as Robert the Bruce. If people still followed this custom today, what would you be called?

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If you were offered the opportunity to live in a space station on Mars for one year, would you do it?

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Do you enjoy any of these Celtic bands?

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How did you feel when Scotland failed to win its independence?

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Which season's colors complement your looks best?

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If you found out you were the descendant of kings, would you be surprised?

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Who's your favorite Irish actor?

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Imagine that your sister's new boyfriend says something really rude to her. What would you do?

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Would you be willing to learn Gaelic?

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If you lived in medieval times, what would your job be?

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Would you throw your whole life away to follow your partner to a new country?

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If you could vacation anywhere in the British Isles, where would you go?

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A stray dog appears at your back door. Do you take him in?

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On a scale of 1 to 10, how much do you love the "Outlander" series?

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Who's your favorite Irish writer?

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If you had a family crest, what kind of Irish animal would be on it?

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You have the opportunity to plant an Irish cottage garden. What will you put in it?

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Imagine that you're having your graduation photo taken. Where and how would you pose?

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Which of these Robert Burns quotes do you identify with the most?

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In your opinion, what's the best Celtic historical movie of all time?

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Your boss falls ill and the company brass asks you if you want to lead the team for a few months. What do you say?

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Which of these mythological Irish creatures do you secretly believe in?

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Can you complete this sentence? "My favorite Celtic song is ... ?"

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What's your best physical feature?

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Let's say you woke up and found out you were living in Ireland or Scotland in the 13th century. How would you feel?

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About This Quiz

Have you heard of the Celtic languages? They include Scottish Gaelic, Irish Gaelic, Manx, Cornish, Welsh and Breton. Brought to the United Kingdom by the Celts thousands of years ago, these languages are still spoken today in certain parts of Northern Europe. In fact, there are more than 57,000 speakers of Scottish Gaelic in Scotland and over 73,000 speakers of Irish Gaelic (which they call "Irish") in Ireland!🍀

Most Americans can't speak either form of Gaelic, but many of them do have Gaelic names. Sean, Maggie, Ciara, Alan, Blair and Megan are all names with Gaelic roots. However, some Gaelic names haven't fully made the leap across the pond, due to them being perceived as too "exotic" or difficult to pronounce. These include names like Saoirse, Cairbre, Róisín and Eoghan — hard-to-say names that are nonetheless extremely romantic. 

If you've always daydreamed about being part of an ancient Celtic culture, "Outlander"-style, then this is the quiz for you! We're going to ask you about your favorite Irish bands, leadership style at work and best physical features. By the end of the quiz, we'll have typed your personality and will be able to tell you which Celtic-inspired name would fit you best. Are you ready to find out what your Gaelic name is? Then hurry up and take this quiz!

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