Ridiculous First Names - Male and Female


#341

You should mate


#342

Village inWest Waterford called Kilgobnet. Cill Gobnait


#343

How is Gobnait the Irish for Deborah? That’s like saying Gonzalo is the Spanish for Desmond for fucks sake.


#344

Speaking of which, theres a village on thr back road to Carlow from Castlecomer called Mayo. Been driving it for years and never realised it until the other day


#345

Do you doubt me?


#346

Yes, the link is tenuous at best. Deborah is a old Hebrew name. Gobnait is a very old Irish name. Other than both names having a relationship to bees/honey there is no link to each other or common antecedent, as is the case with names like Seán/John etc.


#347

There’s a Leitrim in numerous counties.


#348

I’ve worked with two of them. Both limerick men.


#349

Never realised that until Mbb brought it ti my attention a while back


#350

There was a lad in school named Dermot McDermot. His parents should be shot. One of the crusties in the kinvara environs was named Leaf by his parents.


#351

Annet Curtain.


#352

Chris Cross, to go with patrick fitzmaurice-maurice fitzpatrick. Paula Proudfoot (worked with one for a while)


#353

Former Monaghan full back, famously on the receiving end of Rory Gallagher’s 3-9.


#354

There’s a satellite dish man from Askeaton called Conor O’Connor.


#355

There was a teacher in Askeaton Secondary school called Annette Curtin. Think she might have married into it. You’d have to seriously consider that relationship


#356

Just got an email there from a guy called Greville


#357

That’d be a common enough name in Westmeath.


#358

Informative


#359

Ulick -now that’s an awful name.

A mate of mine is called Brian O’Brien.


#360

Timmy Dooley