Welcome to Baby Names of Ireland
Irish Baby Names – Information, meanings and Irish / Gaelic names pronunciation.
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We have the most comprehensive list of Irish names with their pronunciation, meanings, origins and more. Find the most common Irish names, listen to how they are pronounced and search for the perfect Irish baby name.
We also have traditional and unique Irish names that allows you to research the meaning of names, history, origin, and fun name facts for wonderful choices for your baby’s name.
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Unusual, unique, and even exotic sounding Irish baby names are becoming hugely popular but how do you pronounce these unfamiliar syllables, what do these Irish names mean and what are their English name language equivalents? We have a definitive list of Irish baby names for boys and girls so you can research the meaning and learn how to pronounce names in Irish correctly and hear the Gaelic name as well.
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The Central Statistics Office of Ireland has a wonderful visualization tool that is interactive for finding a name. Be sure to check it out: Central Statistics visualization baby name tool..
In America, the Social Security administration also has a great tool for researching baby names and the popularity. You can use their list and then find the Irish baby name meaning on our site. Check it out here.
Irish Names and MeaningsStart your journey by visiting our Irish boy names or Irish girl names pages. We have divided the pages up by letter so that you can easily find your names in Irish, Irish name pronunciation, meaning and name origin. Or view individual name entries for popular Irish names, such as the meaning of Aiden, or find out the history and correct pronunciation of the classic girls name Siobhan.
Irish Names Legends and Folklore
We’ve asked the 10-year-olds of Coolderry National School in County Offaly, Ireland to share their versions of the legendary sources of a lot of these Irish baby names, complete with artwork. Notice how the names of the students reflect the tremendous growth of Gaelic names and Irish names in Ireland from 27 different ones in 1901 to over 180!. View all Irish Legends and Folklore.