Top 100 Irish Baby Names

Here are the top 100 Irish first names with their meanings and pronunciations. Looking for what to name your child? This list is a great place to start!

Siobhan

Meaning of the Irish girls name Siobhan. Learn how to pronounce Siobhan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girls name. MEANING of SIOBHAN: Siobhan is another Irish form of Joan meaning “God is gracious.” A popular …

Saoirse

Meaning of the Irish name Saoirse. Listen and learn how to pronounce Saoirse so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. Related Girl Names Siobhan, Ava, Aoife, Anna, Ciara, Caoimhe, Niamh, Saoirse, Maeve, Keeva MEANING: Irish …

Aidan

Meaning of the name Aidan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Aidan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: A diminutive form of the name Aed meaning “”fire”” and would imply “”born of fire.”” It …

Aiden

Meaning of the name Aiden. Listen and learn how to pronounce Aiden so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: A diminutive form of the name Aed meaning “”fire”” and would imply “”born of fire.”” It …

Alby

Meaning of the name Alby. Listen and learn how to pronounce Alby so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: From an old Irish word meaning “”white,”” the 6th century St. Ailbe was associated with the …

Alroy

Meaning of the Irish name Alroy. Listen and learn how to pronounce Alroy so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: From rua “”red”” and would make an appropriate name for a red-headed child. GENDER: Boy | …

Ardan

Meaning of the Irish name Ardan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Ardan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: From ardanach meaning “”high aspiration.”” Ardan was one of the sons of Usna who helped Deirdre …

Barry

Meaning of the name Barry. Listen and learn how to pronounce Barry so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: Meaning “”fair-haired,”” the name has been popular since the sixth century when St. Finbar came to …

Aideen

Meaning of the Irish name Aideen. Listen and learn how to pronounce Aideen so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: Formed like Aidan from aed ”fire.” Aideen loved her husband Oscar, a grandson of Fionn Mac …

Ailbe

Meaning of the Irish name Ailbe. Listen and learn how to pronounce Ailbe so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: From an old Irish word meaning “white,” the 6th century St. Ailbe was associated …

Aileen

Meaning of the Irish name Aileen. Listen and learn how to pronounce Aileen so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: Ancient Irish name from ail ”noble.” GENDER: Girl | Female IRISH NAME: Aileen Ailene PRONUNCIATION: ay …

Braden

Meaning of the name Braden. Listen and learn how to pronounce Braden so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: Comes from the word bradan meaning “”a salmon”” in Irish and the bradan feasa, the “”Salmon of Knowledge”” (read …

Brandan

Meaning of the name Brandan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Brandan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: There are at least seventeen saints who bear the name but St. Breandan the Navigator is …

Breandan

Meaning of the Irish name Breandan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Breandan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: There are at least seventeen saints who bear the name but St. Breandan the …

Alby

Meaning of the name Alby. Listen and learn how to pronounce Alby so you can get the correct pronunciation for this girl name. MEANING: From an old Irish word meaning “white,” the 6th century St. Ailbe was associated with the …

Anna

Meaning of the name Anna. Listen and learn how to pronounce Anna so you can get the correct pronunciation for this girl name. MEANING: Ancient Irish name from the noun aine that means “splendor, radiance, brilliance.” Aine is connected with fruitfulness and …

Brian

Meaning of the Irish name Brian. Listen and learn how to pronounce Brian so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: From brigh “”high, noble, strong.”” This is one of the most widespread Irish names ever, in …

Aoife

Meaning of the Irish name Aoife. Listen and learn how to pronounce Aoife so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: “beautiful, radiant, joyful.” Known as the greatest woman warrior in the world, Aoife was …

Ashling

Meaning of the Irish name Ashling. Listen and learn how to pronounce Ashling so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: From aislinge which means “a vision” or “a dream,” Aisling is the name given to a …

Ava

Meaning of the name Ava. Listen and learn how to pronounce Ava so you can get the correct pronunciation for this girl name. MEANING: “beautiful, radiant, joyful.” Known as the greatest woman warrior in the world, Aoife was the mother …

Barbara

Meaning of the name Barbara. Listen and learn how to pronounce Barbara so you can get the correct pronunciation for this girl name. MEANING: Anglicized as Barbara. May come from gorm “illustrious” or “splendid” and flaith “queen, princess.” Lady Gormlaith, …

Briana

Meaning of the Irish name Briana. Listen and learn how to pronounce Briana so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: “noble, virtuous.” The feminine of Brian. GENDER: Girl | Female IRISH NAME: Briana Brianna …

Brigid

Meaning of the Irish name Brigid. Listen and learn how to pronounce Brigid so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: The name Brigid from brigh meaning “power, vigour, virtue” epitomizes the Irish genius for layering old …

Brigit

Meaning of the name Brigit. Listen and learn how to pronounce Brigit so you can get the correct pronunciation for this girl name. MEANING: The name Brigid from brigh meaning “power, vigour, virtue” epitomizes the Irish genius for layering old and new. …

Clearie

Meaning of the Irish name Clearie. Listen and learn how to pronounce Clearie so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: cliareach “”minstrel, scholar.”” A surname now used as a given name. GENDER: Boy | Male …

Colin

Meaning of the name Colin. Listen and learn how to pronounce Colin so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: From coll “”chieftan”” and the diminutive -in and would mean “”little chieftan.”” GENDER: Boy | Male IRISH NAME: Colin Coilin …

Colm

Meaning of the Irish name Colm. Listen and learn how to pronounce Colm so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: A Gaelic form of the Latin columba meaning “”dove.”” St. Columba of Iona or …

Conall

Meaning of the Irish name Conall. Listen and learn how to pronounce Conall so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: Means friendship or could be from con “”a hound,”” as applied to a swift-footed warrior, and all “”great, …

Cara

Meaning of the Irish name Cara. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cara so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: In Irish cara simply means a “friend.” GENDER: Girl | Female IRISH NAME: Cara Caragh Caera …

Catherine

Meaning of the name Catherine. Listen and learn how to pronounce Catherine so you can get the correct pronunciation for this girl name. MEANING: An Irish form of Catherine that derives from an older Greek name meaning “clear, pure.” (See …

Catherine

Meaning of the name Catherine. Listen and learn how to pronounce Catherine so you can get the correct pronunciation for this girl name. MEANING: Devotion to St. Catherine came to Ireland with Christianity. Revered for her courage and purity, Catherine …

Connor

Meaning of the name Connor. Listen and learn how to pronounce Connor so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: Means “”lover of hounds.”” Conchobhar MacNessa was the king of Ulster and, according to legend, was …

Chevonne

Meaning of the name Chevonne. Listen and learn how to pronounce Chevonne so you can get the correct pronunciation for this girl name. MEANING: Siobhan is another Irish form of Joan meaning “God is gracious.” A popular name in Ireland …

Conor

Meaning of the name Conor. Listen and learn how to pronounce Conor so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: Means “”lover of hounds.”” Conchobhar MacNessa was the king of Ulster and, according to legend, was …

Ciara

Meaning of the Irish name Ciara. Listen and learn how to pronounce Ciara so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: The feminine form of Ciaran, from the Irish ciar meaning “dark” and implies “dark hair and …

Claire

Meaning of the Irish name Claire. Listen and learn how to pronounce Claire so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: A medieval name derived from Latin clarus ”clear, bright, famous.” St. Claire, a follower of St. …

Craig

Meaning of the name Craig. Listen and learn how to pronounce Craig so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: From carraig “”a rock.”” GENDER: Boy | Male IRISH NAME: Craig Carrick Carrig PRONUNCIATION: ENGLISH: Craig AUDIO: (Listen …

Cloda

Meaning of the name Cloda. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cloda so you can get the correct pronunciation for this girl name. MEANING: The river Clody runs through County Tipperary and County Wexford and like most Irish rivers is …

Colleen

Meaning of the Irish name Colleen. Listen and learn how to pronounce Colleen so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: From the Irish cailin meaning “girl” and used by the Irish in the USA and Australia …

Dalaigh

Meaning of the Irish name Dalaigh. Listen and learn how to pronounce Dalaigh so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: dalach meaning “”frequenter of gatherings”” and refers, therefore to a “”counsellor.”” The Irish Parliament is …

Daniel

Meaning of the name Daniel. Listen and learn how to pronounce Daniel so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: domhan “”world”” and all “”mighty”” implying “”ruler of the world.”” “”Donal Og”” (“”Young Donal””) is the title of a …

Dara

Meaning of the name Dara. Listen and learn how to pronounce Dara so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: daire “”fruitful, fertile.”” The Brown Bull of Cooley (read the legend) was owned by Daire Mac Fiachna, …

Daragh

Meaning of the name Daragh. Listen and learn how to pronounce Daragh so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: daire “”fruitful, fertile.”” The Brown Bull of Cooley (read the legend) was owned by Daire Mac Fiachna, …

Darcy

Meaning of the Irish name Darcy. Listen and learn how to pronounce Darcy so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: From the surname O’Dorchaidhe “”descendant of the dark one.”” GENDER: Boy | Male IRISH NAME: Darcy …

David

Meaning of the name David. Listen and learn how to pronounce David so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: It is an old Irish name meaning “”swiftness, nimbleness.”” Daithi, the last pagan king of Ireland, …

Deirdre

Meaning of the Irish name Deirdre. Listen and learn how to pronounce Deirdre so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: The most beautiful woman in ancient Ireland, she was bethrothed to the High King …

Declan

Meaning of the name Declan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Declan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: From dag “”good”” and lan “”full”” suggesting “”full of goodness.”” St. Declan was the founder of a monastery at Ardmore …

Dermot

Meaning of the name Dermot. Listen and learn how to pronounce Dermot so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: “”without enemy.”” The name of early kings, legendary heroes and saints, Diarmuid was the lover of …

Dillon

Meaning of the Irish name Dillon. Listen and learn how to pronounce Dillon so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: From dealan “”a flash of lightning”” or it may come from an Irish word for “”faithful, …

Donagh

Meaning of the name Donagh. Listen and learn how to pronounce Donagh so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: donn “”brown”” and cath “”battle”” meaning “”brown-haired warrior.”” Brian Boru’s (read the legend) son Donncha was a High King …