Index of Names in Irish Annals: Lethlobur

by Mari Elspeth nic Bryan (Kathleen M. O'Brien)

© 2000-2010 by Kathleen M. O'Brien. All rights reserved.
Version 2.0, updated 17 February 2010

Masculine Given Names: Lethlobur


What we know as a set of Irish Annals are manuscripts that were each compiled during a particular time period, usually using older material as sources. For example, when the Annals of the Four Masters were written from 1632 to 1636, they covered events that occurred centuries and millenia before (including legendary history). So, when an entry in this set of annals refers to a person who lived in the year 738, the spelling used for that person's name is very likely not using the spelling that would have been used in 738.

Standard forms of this name (based on spelling systems of different periods) would be:

Frequency & Dates:

Number of men found in the annals with this name: 4
Found in Years: 707, 709, 826, 828, 871, 873, 900, 904, 909, 912, 914, 930, 932, 977, 979, 1053, 1054, 1078

Research Notes:


Further information about the name Lethlobur may be found in:

The Sources page lists the Annals referenced below. Information about secondary sources is included on that page as well.

Raw Data

In the table below, I have separated individuals with a blank line. That is, when there are multiple entries in the annals that refer to a single person, those entries are grouped together.

Within the list of entries refering to a single person, I have sorted the entries primarily by orthography when it is obvious that what I am seeing is the same entry showing up in multiple annals. The entries that tend to use older spellings are listed first.

Special factors which may affect name usage are marked in the context column.

ANindicates a member of an Anglo-Norman family
ASindicates an Anglo-Saxon
Nindicates a Norseman
Pindicates a Pict
Rindicates a person holding a religious office
Sindicates a person from Scotland

NOTE: The Annals referenced below under the code letters A, B, C, E, & F tend to use later spellings than the other Annals. In some cases, the spellings listed in these Annals may not be appropriate for the year referenced in the Annal entry.

In some Gaelic scripts, there is a character that looks approximately like a lowercase f, but without the crossbar. This character (represented by an underscored , e, in the entries below) sometimes represents e and sometimes ea depending upon the context of the text.

[Standardized form of this man's name]
AnnalsEntryContextCitation (formatting preserved)
(d. 707-709)
UU709.1Lethlabar m. Echdhach
TT709.1Lethlobair mac Eachach
CSCS709Lethlopur filius Echdach
AM707.3Leathlobhar, mac Eathach
(d. 873)
UU828.5Lethlabhar m. Loingsigh, ri Dal Araidhe
AM826.10Lethlobhar, mac Loingsich, rí Uladh
UU873.2Lethlabur m. Loingsich, rex in Coicidh ["Lethlabar son of Loingsech, king of the Province"]
AM871.8Lethlobhar, mac Loingsigh, rí Uladh
UU900.2M. Etigh m. Lethlabair, rex Dail Araidhe
CSCS900Mac Eidigh mac Lethlobair ri Dail Araidhe
UU909.3Béc nepos Lethlabuir, rex Dail Araidhe
CSCS909Bec h. Lethlabair ri Dail Araidhe
BM904.8Bec ua Lethlobhair, tighearna Dál n-Araidhe
UU914.3Loingsech h. Lethlabhair, ri Dal Araide
UU914.3Flathrue h. Lethlabair
BM912.3Loingsech ua Lethlobhair, tighearna Dal n-Araidhe
BM912.3Flathruae ua Lethlobhair
BM912.3Loingsech ua Lethlobhair
UU932.4Loingsech h. Lethlobair, ri Dal Araidhe
CSCS932Loingsech h. Lethlabair ri Dail Araidhe
BM930.12Loingsech ua Leathlobhair, rí Uladh
(d. 979)
UU979.2Lethlabhor H. Fiachna, ri Dhal Araidhe
BM977.9Lethlobhar ua Fiachna, tighearna Dál Araidhe
(d. 1078)
TT1053.6Lethlobur h-Úa Laidhgnén, rig Oirghiall
TT1054.1Lethlobur h-Úu Laidhgnén ríg Airghiall
BM1053.14Lethlobhar, mac Laidhgnén, tigherna Oirghiall
UU1078.2Lethlobur H. Laidhgnen .i. airdri Airgiall
TT1078.1Lethlobur O Laidhgnén, rí Airgiall
CSCS1078Lethlopur h. LaidgnénAirgiall
LCLC1078.2Lethlobar .H. Laighnén .i. airdrígh Oirgíalla
BM1078.4Lethlobhar Ua Laidhgnén, tigherna Airghiall

Medieval Scotland | Medieval Names Archive | Index of Names in Irish Annals
Feminine Given Names | Feminine Descriptive Bynames | Masculine Given Names | Masculine Descriptive Bynames