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We’ve compiled a list of baby names in each category to help you choose the perfect name. Click on a name to find the name meaning, popularity, origin, and other helpful information.

Afric

Afric Meaning and Origin The name Afric is a girl's name meaning "agreeable" and is of Irish origin. Posts with the name Afric: 25 Adorable Irish Names for Girls You'll Fall in Love with

Aidan

Aidan Meaning and Origin The name Aidan is a boy's name meaning "little and fiery" and is of Irish Gaelic origin.  Posts with the name Aidan: 52 Popular Boy Names That Start With A

Aiden

Aiden Meaning and Origin The name Aiden is a boy's name meaning "fiery one" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Aiden: 52 Popular Boy Names That Start With A

Aileen

Aileen Meaning and Origin Aileen is a girl's name of Irish origin, meaning "light".  Posts with the name Aileen:  Popular Girl Names Starting with A

Ailey

Ailey Meaning and Origin Ailey is a girl’s name meaning “light” and is of Irish origin. Ailey is a variant of the Norman name Aileen.  A great alternative to the much more popular Hailey, names that end in “ley” have been super popular for a while, but this more...

Ailis

Ailis Meaning and Origin Ailis is a girl's name of Irish origin, meaning "noble".  Posts with the name Ailis:  Unique Girl Names Starting with A

Aine

The girl’s name Aine is an Irish name meaning: “radiance”.

Aisling

Aisling Meaning and Origin This beautiful name is credited with being the origin of the name Ashley. The name Aisling is a girl's name meaning "dream, vision" and is of Scottish and Irish origin.  Posts with the name Aisling: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby Names...

Alaina

Alaina Meaning and Origin Alaina is a girl's name of Irish origin, meaning "cheerful and harmonious".  Posts with the name Alaina:  Popular Girl Names Starting with A

Alan

Alan Meaning and Origin The name Alan is a boy's name meaning "handsome" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Alan: 52 Popular Boy Names That Start With A

Alana

Alana Meaning and Origin Alana is a girl's name of Irish origin, meaning "beauty or serenity".  Posts with the name Alana:  Popular Girl Names Starting with A

Alannah

Alannah Meaning and Origin The name Alannah is a girl's name meaning "harmony" and is of Irish origin. Posts with the name Alannah: 25 Adorable Irish Names for Girls You'll Fall in Love with 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Alroy

Alroy Meaning and Origin The name Alroy is a boy's name meaning "red-haired" and is of Irish origin. Posts with the name Alroy: 32 Celtic Baby Names for Boys

Alsandair

Alsandair Meaning and Origin The name Alsandair is a boy's name meaning "the avenger" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Alsandair: 32 Celtic Baby Names for Boys

Antrim

Antrim Meaning and Origin Antrim is a boy’s name of Irish origin, meaning: “one house.” From the name of a region in Northern Ireland derived from Gaelic Aontraim composed of the elements aon ‘one’ and treabh ‘house’. Posts with the name Antrim: 25 Adorable Irish...

Aoife

The girl’s name Aoife is a Scottish name meaning: “beauty”.

Ardal

Ardal is a traditional Irish boy’s name meaning: “high valor” derived from ard ‘high’ and gal ‘valor’. 

Ashlynn

Ashlynn Meaning and Origin Ashlynn is a girl's name of Irish origin, meaning "dream".  Posts with the name Ashlynn:  Popular Girl Names Starting with A

Auley

Auley Meaning and Origin The name Auley is a boy's name meaning "ancestor's descendant" and is of Irish origin. A form of the Scandinavian name Olaf. Posts with the name Auley: 32 Celtic Baby Names for Boys

Ayden

Ayden Meaning and Origin The name Ayden is a boy's name meaning "fire" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Ayden: 52 Popular Boy Names That Start With A

Baird

Baird Meaning and Origin The name Baird is a boy's name meaning "poet, one who sings ballads" and is of Gaelic, Scottish, and Irish origin.  Posts with the name Baird: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Balor

Balor is an Irish boy’s name, meaning: “the deadly one”.

Baylor

Baylor Meaning and Origin The name Baylor is a unisex name meaning "fine friend" and is of English and Irish origin. Current Popularity: #460 for a boy. Posts with the name Baylor: 100 Gender Neutral Baby Names

Bellamy

Bellamy is a English and Irish name meaning: “fine friend”.

Benen

Benen Meaning and Origin The name Benen is a boy's name meaning "mild" and is of Irish origin. Benen is the name of an ancient Irish saint. Posts with the name Benen: 32 Celtic Baby Names for Boys

Bowie

Bowie Meaning and Origin Bowie is a unisex name meaning "yellow, fair-haired" and is of Scottish and Irish origin. Posts with the name Bowie: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names

Bradan

Bradan Meaning and Origin Bradan is a boy's name meaning "salmon" and is of Irish origin. Posts with the name Bradan: 15 Super Rare Irish Boys Names Nobody is Using

Bran

Bran Meaning and Origin Bran (BRAHN or BRAN) is a boy’s name of Celtic origin meaning: “raven” or “crow”. Bran was popular in Ireland and Wales during the Middle Ages. In Welsh and Irish mythology, Bran is a mythological character, who was described as a giant-sized...

Branan

Branan Meaning and Origin The name Branan is a boy's name meaning "sorrow" and is of Irish origin. Irish variant of Brannan from Mac Branáin. Posts with the name Branan: 32 Celtic Baby Names for Boys

Branna

Branna Meaning and Origin The name Branna is a girl's name meaning "raven" and is of Irish origin. Branna is a feminine variation of the masculine name Bran. Branna has a magical, ethereal feel that makes it an attractive choice for a baby girl’s name, thanks to this...

Brean

Brean (BREEN) is a Irish girl’s name meaning: “from the fairy place”.

Breccan

Breccan Meaning and Origin The name Breccan is a boy's name meaning "freckled" and is of Irish origin. Posts with the name Breccan: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys 30 Cool Unusual Undiscovered Boy Names

Brecken

The boy’s name Brecken is an Irish name meaning: “freckled”.

Brenda

Brenda Meaning and Origin The name Brenda is a girl's name meaning "sword" and is of Scottish and Irish from Norse origin. Until the 20th century, the name was confined to Scotland and Ireland however, it is probably more likely of Scandinavian origin rather than...

Brexton

Brexton Meaning and Origin Brexton is a boy’s name of Irish origin, meaning: “freckled.”  Posts with the name Brexton: 25 Adorable Irish Names for Boys That Aren’t Popular

Bria

Bria Meaning and Origin Bria is a girl's name of Irish and Italian origin, meaning "hill; vigor, liveliness".  Posts with the name Bria: 25 Adorable Irish Names for Girls You'll Fall in Love with Unique & Uncommon Italian Names for Girls

Brianna

Brianna Meaning and Origin Brianna is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "strong, virtuous and honorable". Sources believe the name first entered the scene in the 16th century with Edmund Spenser's poem "The Faerie Queen." It is a variant of Briana. Current...

Bride

The girl’s name Bride is an Irish name meaning: “strength”.

Bridget

Bridget Meaning and Origin Bridget is a girl's name of Irish origin, meaning "strength or exalted one". Posts with the name Bridget:  70 Regency Era ‘Bridgerton’ Girl Names That are Quintessential Posh and Romantic

Brogan

The boy’s name Brogan is an anglicized form of Irish name Brógán meaning: “shoe”.

Brone

Brone Meaning and Origin The name Brone is a boy's name meaning "sorrowful" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Brone: 60 Goth Baby Names from the Darkside for Girls and Boys 32 Celtic Baby Names for Boys

Bronte

Bronte Meaning and Origin The name Bronte is a girl's name meaning "thunder" and is of Greek origin. From the Greek word bronte meaning ‘thunder’. Alternatively, it could also be from the Irish surname Gaelic Ó Proinntigh meaning ‘bestower’. Posts with the name...

Bronwyn

Bronwyn Meaning and Origin The name Bronwyn is a girl's name meaning "white breast" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Bronwyn: 10 Unique and Absolutely Adorable Twin Names for Girls 20 of the Preppiest Names for Girls 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve...

Cace

Cace Meaning and Origin Cace is a boy's name meaning "observant; alert; vigorous" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Cace: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names

Cairbre

Cairbre Meaning and Origin The name Cairbre is a boy's name meaning "charioteer" and is of Irish origin.

Caitlin

Caitlin Meaning and Origin Caitlin is a girl's name of Irish origin, meaning "pure".  Posts with the name Caitlin:  Girl Names That Start With C

Caleigh

Caleigh Meaning and Origin Caleigh is a girl's name of Irish origin, meaning "slim and fair".  Posts with the name Caleigh:  Girl Names That Start With C

Callahan

The boy’s name Callahan is an Irish name meaning: “bright-headed”.

Callen

Callen Meaning and Origin Callen is a unisex name meaning "slender" and is of Irish origin. Current Popularity: #531. Posts with the name Callen: 20 Unique Unusual Girl Names to Add to Your Favorites List Girl Names That Start With C

Callister

Callister Meaning and Origin Callister is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "son of Alister." Posts with the name Callister: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Campbell

Campbell Meaning and Origin Campbell is a unisex name of Scottish and Irish origin, meaning: “crooked mouth.” It’s a Scottish surname that’s a charming first name, and even more adorable when shortened to Cam. The name Campbell is an Irish surname—derived from the...

Caoimhe

Caoimhe Meaning and Origin The name Caoimhe is a girl's name meaning "gentle" and is of Irish origin. Pronounced: Kee-va or quee-va. From the same root as the masculine name Caoimhín Kevin.  Posts with the name Caoimhe: 25 Adorable Irish Names for Girls You'll Fall in...

Carlyle

The name Carlyle is originally an Irish surname from Carlisle meaning: “fort settlement”.

Carsyn

Carsyn Meaning and Origin Carsyn is a unisex name of Scottish and Irish origin, meaning "son of the marsh dwellers".  Posts with the name Carsyn:  Girl Names That Start With C

Casey

Casey Meaning and Origin Casey is a unisex name of Irish origin, meaning "vigilant, watchful".  Posts with the name Casey:  Girl Names That Start With C

Cashel

Cashel Meaning and Origin Cashel is a boy's name meaning "fortress" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Cashel: 15 Super Rare Irish Boys Names Nobody is Using

Cassan

Cassan Meaning and Origin Cassan is a boy's name of Irish origin, meaning "curly-haired".  Posts with the name Cassan:  

Cassidy

Cassidy is an Irish name meaning: “curly haired”.

Cathal

Cathal Meaning and Origin The name Cathal is a boy's name of Irish origin, meaning "battle rule".  Posts with the name Cathal: 32 Celtic Baby Names for Boys

Cathan

Cathan is a traditional Irish boy’s name meaning: “battle”.

Caven

Caven Meaning and Origin Caven is a boy's name of Irish and Gaelic origin meaning "handsome." Posts with the name Caven: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Cayden

Cayden is an Irish name meaning: “son of Cadan”.

Ceara

Ceara Meaning and Origin The name Ceara is a girl's name meaning "little dark one" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Ceara: 25 Adorable Irish Names for Girls You'll Fall in Love with

Cian

Cian is a boy’s name of Irish origin, meaning: “ancient”.

Ciara

Ciara Meaning and Origin Ciara is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "little dark one". The feminine form of Ciaran, from the Irish ciar meaning “dark”. A popular name in Ireland. Posts with the name Ciara: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever...

Cillian

Cillian Meaning and Origin Cillian is a boy's name meaning "monastery, church" and is of Irish origin. A diminutive of ceallach ‘strife’ or possibly from ceall ‘monastery, church’. Borne by several Irish saints. Posts with the name Cillian: 50 Unheard of Unique and...

Colleen

Colleen Meaning and Origin Colleen is a girl's name of Irish origin, meaning "girl".  Posts with the name Colleen:  Girl Names That Start With C

Collins

Collins Meaning and Origin The name Collins is a unisex name. There are several origins of this name. Some believe that this name originates from a diminutive English form of Nicholas or as a surname meaning "son of Colin." Others say that it came from the Irish...

Colm

Colm Meaning and Origin Colm is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "dove." Posts with the name Colm: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Conlan

Conlan Meaning and Origin Conlan is a boy's name meaning "hero" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Conlan: 15 Super Rare Irish Boys Names Nobody is Using 32 Celtic Baby Names for Boys

Connelly

Connelly Meaning and Origin Connelly is a unisex name of Irish origin meaning "love, friendship." Posts with the name Connelly: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Connley

Connley Meaning and Origin Connley is a unisex name of Irish origin, meaning “chaste fire.” Posts with the name Connley: 50 Unisex Baby Names You Haven't Heard Before

Connor

Connor Meaning and Origin The name Connor is a boy's name meaning "lover of hounds" and is of Irish origin. The name Connor is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Conchobhar. Current Popularity: #78. Posts with the name Connor: 100 Cute First and Middle Names for...

Conroy

Conroy is a boy’s name originally meaning: “hound of the plain”.

Cornelia

Cornelia Meaning and Origin Cornelia is a girl’s name of Irish origin, meaning “strong-willed or wise.”  Posts with the name Cornelia: 60 Victorian Girls Names with Cute Nicknames

Corran

Corran Meaning and Origin Corran is a boy’s name meaning: “spear-bearer” and is of Irish origin. Posts with the name Corran: 50 Made Up Baby Names for Boys

Cullen

The boy’s name Cullen is a Irish name meaning: “holly”.

Curran

Curran Meaning and Origin The name Curran is a unisex name meaning "dagger; hero" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Curran: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Cuyler

Cuyler Meaning and Origin Cuyler is a boy’s name of Irish origin, meaning: “chapel.”  Posts with the name Cuyler: 25 Adorable Irish Names for Boys That Aren’t Popular

Dacey

Dacey Meaning and Origin Dacey is a unisex name of Irish origin, meaning: “southerner.” Posts with the name Dacey: 25 Unique Middle Names for Boys

Dallan

Dallan Meaning and Origin The name Dallan is a boy's name meaning "blind" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Dallan: 32 Celtic Baby Names for Boys

Dara

Dara Meaning and Origin The name Dara is a unisex name meaning "son of oak" and is of Irish origin. Short form of the surname, Mac Dara. It’s strong, beautiful, easy on the eye and ear, and still very rare. You may also like: Deirdre, Daria, Dinah Posts with the name...

Darby

Darby is an Irish and Norse name meaning: “without envy or deer settlement”.

Darragh

Darragh Meaning and Origin The name Darragh is a boy's name meaning "oak" and is of Irish and Scottish origin. Derived from Scottish Gaelic word darach ‘oak’.

Darren

Darren Meaning and Origin Darren is a boy's name of Gaelic Irish and Welsh origin, meaning "oak tree".  Posts with the name Darren:  Boy Names That Start With D

Declan

Declan is an English and Irish boy’s name meaning: “endowed with goodness” or man of prayer.

Deegan

Deegan Meaning and Origin Deegan is a boy's name of Irish origin, meaning "black-haired".  Posts with the name Deegan:  

Deirdre

Deirdre Meaning and Origin The name Deirdre is a girl's name meaning "sorrows" and is of Irish origin. From a Celtic legend, Deirdre was referred to as ‘Deirdre of the Sorrows’. She was a tragic heroine sometimes seen as a symbol of the fate of Ireland under British...

Delaney

Delaney Meaning and Origin The name Delaney is a girl's name meaning "dark challenger" and is of Irish origin. Current Popularity: #312 for a girl. Posts with the name Delaney: 10 Unique and Absolutely Adorable Twin Names for Girls

Dempsey

Dempsey Meaning and Origin The name Dempsey is a boy's name meaning "proud" and is of Irish origin. Posts with the name Dempsey: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Desmond

Desmond is an Irish boy’s name meaning: “man from south Munster”.

Devin

Devin Meaning and Origin Devin is a unisex name of Irish origin, meaning "poet".  Posts with the name Devin:  Boy Names That Start With D

Devine

Devine Meaning and Origin The name Devine is a boy's name meaning "ox; stag" and is of Irish origin. Shortened Anglicized Form Of Either Gaelic Names Ó Duibhín or Ó Daimhín. Posts with the name Devine: 32 Celtic Baby Names for Boys

Devlin

Devlin Meaning and Origin Devlin is a boy's name meaning "descendant of the unlucky one" and is of Irish origin. Posts with the name Devlin: 15 Super Rare Irish Boys Names Nobody is Using 30 Cool Unusual Undiscovered Boy Names

Dillon

Dillon Meaning and Origin Dillon is a boy's name of Irish origin, meaning "loyal".  Posts with the name Dillon:  Boy Names That Start With D

Donal

Donal Meaning and Origin Donal is a boy’s name meaning “world rule” and is of Irish origin. From earlier Domhnall derived from Old Celtic dubno ‘world’ and val ‘rule’. Posts with the name Donal: 25 Adorable Irish Names for Boys That Aren’t Popular 32 Celtic Baby Names...

Donovan

Donovan Meaning and Origin The name Donovan is a boy's name meaning "dark" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Donovan: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Doran

(Irish) stranger.

Dougan

Dougan Meaning and Origin Dougan is a boy's name of Irish, Gaelic origin meaning "dark, swarthy." Posts with the name Dougan: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Driscol

Driscol Meaning and Origin Driscol is a boy's name meaning "descendant of the messenger" and is of Irish origin. Posts with the name Driscol: 15 Super Rare Irish Boys Names Nobody is Using

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