Irish

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

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...

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...

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

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’. 

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”.

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...

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 The name Bria is a girl's name meaning "hill" and is of Irish origin. Current Popularity: #789. Posts with the name Bria: 25 Adorable Irish Names for Girls You'll Fall in Love with

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”.

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

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.

Callahan

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

Callen

Callen Meaning and Origin Callen is a boy's 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

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”.

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”.

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...

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

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

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

Cullen

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

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

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’.

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”.

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

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...

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

Duff

Duff Meaning and Origin The name Duff is a boy's name meaning "dark" and is of Irish origin. Derived from Gaelic dubh ‘dark’.

Duvessa

Duvessa Meaning and Origin Duvessa is a girl's name of Irish origin, meaning "dark beauty."  Posts with the name Duvessa: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Dwyer

The boy’s name Dwyer is originally an Irish surname, meaning: “dark and tawny”. 

Eagan

(Irish) fire.

Eames

Eames Meaning and Origin Eames is a boy's name meaning "prosperous protector" and is of Irish origin. Eames is a boy’s name that carries with it class, distinction, and a hint of sweetness. Posts with the name Eames: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t...

Eileen

Eileen is an Irish name meaning: “shining”.

Eilish

The girl’s name Eilish is an Irish name meaning: “pledged to god”.

Emer

The girl’s name Emer is an Irish name meaning: “swift”.

Enya

Enya Meaning and Origin The name Enya is a girl's name meaning "fire" and is of Irish origin. This name will probably never be widely used, making it a perfect choice for parents looking for a name that will always be a sweet surprise when spoken. You may also...

Etain

The girl’s name Etain is an Irish name meaning: “jealously”.

Fallon

Fallon (FAH-lin) is a Irish girl’s name meaning: “leader”.

Faolan

Faolan is an Irish boy’s name meaning: “wolf”.

Ferelith

Ferelith is an Irish, Gaelic, and Scottish name meaning: “sovereign”.

Fia

The girl’s name Fia is an Irish name meaning: “raven”.

Finbar

Finbar Meaning and Origin The name Finbar is a boy's name meaning "fair-haired" and is of Irish origin. The anglicized, shortened translation of Finbaris Barry. Posts with the name Finbar: Whimsical and Enchanting Names for Boys Straight Out of a Fairytale

Finlan

Finlan Meaning and Origin Finlan is a boy’s name of Irish origin, meaning: “descendant of the fair-haired one”.  Posts with the name Finlan: Invented and Uncommon Names for Boys

Finn

Finn is an Irish name meaning: “white or fair”.

Finnegan

Finnegan Meaning and Origin The name Finnegan is a boy's name meaning "little fair one" and is of Irish origin. Current Popularity: #410. Posts with the name Finnegan: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Finnen

The Irish boy’s name Finnen is a diminutive of Old Irish finn meaning: “white, fair”.

Finnian

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

Fiona

Fiona is an Irish name meaning: “fair haired”.

Flanagan

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

Flannery

The girl’s name Flannery is an Irish name meaning: “red-haired”.

Flynn

Flynn is an Irish name for a boy or girl meaning: “red-haired”.

Gallagher

Gallagher is an Irish boys name, meaning: “descendant of foreign helper”.

Gannon

Gannon Meaning and Origin Gannon is a boy's name meaning "son of the fair-haired one" and is of Irish origin. Posts with the name Gannon: 15 Super Rare Irish Boys Names Nobody is Using

Garrett

Garrett is an Irish boy’s name meaning: “spear strength”.

Garron

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

Gellert

Gellert Meaning and Origin The name Gellert is a boy's name meaning "ruler with the spear" and is of English and Irish from German origin. This boy's name conjures visions of adventure and Arthurian legends. Posts with the name Gellert: Rare Magical and Enchanting...

Gilby

Gilby Meaning and Origin Gilby is a boy’s name of Irish origin, meaning: “blond.” And even though it’s certainly an unusual pick, it’s also charming and quirky, especially with the spelling that ends in “lby.” You may also like: Grover, Gershom, Gaston Posts with the...

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