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People


Firstnames

Male
Alexander - Alasdair Ewan - E˛ghann Martin – MÓrtainn
Andrew - Anndra Fergus - Fearghas Michael - Mýcheil
Aonghas - Angus Farquhar - Fearchar Murdo - Murchadh
Archibald - Gilleasbuig Finlay - Fionnlagh Neil - Niall
Artair – Arthur Frank – Frang Norman - Tormod
Charles TeÓrlach George - Se˛ras Patrick – PÓdraig
Colin - Cailean Gordon – G˛rdon Paul – P˛l
David - Daibhidh Hector - Eachann Peter – Peadair/PÓdraig
Danny - DÓnaidh Hugh - Uisdean Robert – Raibeart
Derek - Ruairidh Ivor – Iomhair Roderick – Ruairidh
Donald - D˛mhnall James – Seumas Ronald – Raghnall
Dougal - D¨ghall John - Iain Steaphan - Steven
Douglas - D¨ghlas Kenneth - Coinneach Thomas - T˛mas
Duncan - Donnchadh Lachlan - Lachlann William - Uilleam
Edward - Eideard Malcolm - Calum  

Female
Ann - Anna Fiona - Fionnghal Marion - M˛rag
Barbara - Barabal Flora - Fl˛raidh Marjory - Marsaili
Becky - Beathag Helen - Eilidh Mary - MÓiri
Celia - Sýleas Isobel – Iseabail May - MÓili
Catherine - Caitrýona Jane - Sýne Molly - MÓili
Christine - Cairistýona Janet - Se˛naid Peggy - Peigi
Dorothy - Diorbhail Jean - Sýne Rachel - Raonaid
Deirdre - Deirdre Joan - Seonag Sarah - M˛rag
Effie - Oighrig Julia - Sýleas Susan - Si¨saidh
Elisabeth - Ealasaid Margaret - Mairead Winnifred - ┘na

Names may change in the Vocative Case i.e. when directly addressing a person. Feminine nouns, including female names, lenite whenever possible in the vocative case. Masculine nouns, including male names, also lenite whenever possible and exhibit analogous internal vowel modifications to  masculine singular genitive nouns. Names beginning with a consonant are precede by a :
Female Male
MÓiri >>> a MhÓiri Seumas >>> a Sheumais
Se˛naid >>> a She˛naid Coinneach >>> a Choinnich
Fl˛raidh >>> Fhl˛raidh Niall >>> a NŔill

Names also change in the genitive position. Male names are the same as the vocative form. Female names are unchanged, although there is a growing tendency for them to be lenited whenever possible as in the vocative :
Female Male
Taigh MÓiri / Taigh MhÓiri - Mary's house Taigh Sheumais - James' house
Taigh Se˛naid / Taigh She˛naid - Janet's house Taigh Choinnich - Kenneth's house
Taigh Fl˛raidh / Taigh Fhl˛raidh - Flora's house Taigh NŔill - Neil's house 


Surnames
Andrews - MacAnndra Henderson - MacEanraig MacIver - MacIomhair Morrison - Moireasdan
Bain - MacIlleBhÓin Jamieson - MacSheumais MacKay - MacAoidh Munro - Rothach
Black - MacIlleDhuibh Johnson - MacIain MacKenzie - MacCoinnich Murray - Moireach
Brown - MacIlleDhuinn Johnstone - MacIain MacLaughlin - MacLachlainn Nicolson - MacNeacail
Buchanan - Bochanan Kennedy - Ceanadach MacLean -MacIllEathainn Robertson - MacDhonnchaidh
Cameron - Camshron Kennedy - MacUalraig MacLeod - MacLe˛id Robertson - Robasdan
Campbell - Caimbeul MacArthur - MacArtair MacLennan - MacIllInnein Ross - Ros(ach)
Chisholm - Siosal MacAulay - MacAmhlaidh MacMillan - Mac a' Mhaoilein Smith - Mac a' Ghobhainn
Dow – MacIlleDhuibh MacDonald - D˛mhnallach / MacDh˛mhnaill MacNab - Mac an Aba Stewart - Sti¨bhart
Ferguson - MacFhearghais MacDougall - MacDh¨ghaill MacNeill - MacNŔill Taylor - Mac an TÓilleir
Fraser - Friseal MacEwan - MacE˛ghainn MacPhee - Mac a' Phý Thomson - MacTh˛mais
Gillies - MacIllIosa MacGregor - MacGriogair MacPherson - Mac a' Phearsain Urquhart - Urchardan
Gordon - G˛rdan MacInnes - MacAonghais MacRae - MacRath White - MacIlleBhÓin
Graham - Greumach Macintyre - Mac an t-Saoir MacTaggart - Mac an t-Sagairt Williams(on) - MacUilleim
Grant - Grannd Macintosh - Mac an T˛isich Matheson - MacMhathain  

For female persons Nic replaces Mac in those surnames. Other surnames will be lenited for female persons :
Male Female
Calum MacIlleIosa MÓiri NicIlleIosa
Tormod Caimbeul Fl˛raidh Chaimbeul
Niall MacGriogair Se˛naid   NicGriogair

After Mac and Nic names beinning with C or G are rarely if ever lenited.

Only male surnames are affected in the genitive. Mhic replaces Mac in those surnames. Other surnames will be lenited whenever possible and exhibit analogous internal vowel modifications to masculine singular genitive nouns :
Nominative Genitive
Calum MacLachlainn Taigh Chaluim MhicLachlainn
Peadar Sti¨bhart C¨ Pheadair Sti¨bhairt
Cailean Camshron

LÓmh Chailein Chamshroin


People are often familiarly referred to by their surname. This is done by adding -ach to the basic name and using the definite article:
Surname Familair Uage
Caimbeul An Caimbeulach
Camshron An Camshronach
MacLe˛id An Le˛dach