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Meaning, pronunciation and origin of the Irish girls name Sinead

How is Sinead pronounced?

Irish Name Audio Video

Where does the name Sinead come from and what is the meaning?

Sinead is the Irish form of Jane, meaning “God is gracious”.

What is the Gender for the Irish name Sinead?

Girl | Female

Is Sinead a girls name?

Yes, Sinead is traditionally given to a girl.

Are Sorcha and Saoirse the same name?

No they are different names. Sorcha comes from the meaning “bright, radiant, light”, while Saoirse is from the Irish word “saoirse” meaning “freedom, liberty”.

How do you spell Sinead in Irish?

It is spelled “Sinead”.

How do you say Sinead in Irish?

It is pronounced “shin + aid”.

What is Sinead in English?

Jane, Janet, and Janette are all English versions of the same meaning as Sinead in Irish.

How do you pronounce Sinead O Connor?

It is pronounced “shin + aid” and then “O” “Con + or”.

Who are famous people with the Irish name Sinead?

Sinead O’Connor is probably the most famous “Sinead”. The Irish singer-songwriter hits include the song “Nothing Compares 2 U” which was released in 1990. sineadoconnor.com

Is Sinead a popular name?

Sinead is a pretty rare for Irish girls baby names these days however it had a history of popularity from the 1970’s through to the 1990’s. It peaked at #2 for all new baby girls in 1975 and #4 in 1990. However it has steadily declined since then and in 2021 Sinead ranked #661 in Ireland for all new baby girls names with only five babies being recorded with the name. Source: cso.ie

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