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100 Most Popular Irish Baby Names

Irish baby Names

Irish baby names- some traditional, some unique while others trendy or  new. Maybe you’ll find some Irish baby names you have never heard of. No matter if you are looking for a baby name for your newborn, or just curious which names have made it to the top, keep reading to find it out.

Picking a baby name could be a hard time. Even though Irish are lucky to have so many beautiful Irish girl names as well as, but we all have the questions and suggestions…

Some families, couples or celebs go for a very unique and unusual baby names , thinking the the child will feel very special and the unique name will bring happiness.

Baby name will be a part for the rest of the life. But also, picking a name could be a fun time. Some family discuss and research, while others just agree on a lovely name long before the birth. Sometime we like a baby name, but the short version of it might not sound as good.

Remember one thing and accept this fact- most likely all the  kids will end up with a nickname. So think if you  like the short version of the name.

Irish baby name come from different sources

The inspiration for parents for their baby name comes from different sources: some families love calling their babies after family members who passed away, some take on board suggestions from family and friends, while others for for a traditional or the name that is trending. No matter what’s the source, we all want our child  all the best. We want our kids be happy and feel special. If you haven’t decided for a baby name yet or just wandering what Irish baby names are trending, then check out the table below.

Top 100 Most popular Irish Baby names in 2016 and 2017

Jack reclaimed the top spot as the most popular name chosen for baby boys in 2017, a position it has held since 2007 with the exception of 2016 when James was most popular. Emily was again the name chosen most often for baby girls in 2017, a position it has retained since 2011.    

Boys’ name Girls’ Names
Jack 1 2 Emily 1 1
James 2 1 Emma 2 7
Daniel 3 3 Amelia 3 5
Conor 4 3 Grace 3 2
Sean 5 5 Sophie 5 5
Noah 6 6 Lucy 6 3
Luke 7 10 Hannah 7 9
Harry 8 11 Mia 8 8
Adam 9 7 Ava 9 3
Michael 10 9 Chloe 10 17
Oisin 11 8 Olivia 11 13
Alex 12 17 Anna 12 17
Charlie 13 12 Lily 13 10
Fionn 14 21 Ella 14 11
Liam 15 14 Saoirse 15 12
Cillian 16 22 Kate 16 14
Patrick 17 18 Aoife 17 15
Darragh 17 16 Sophia 18 22
Thomas 19 15 Sarah 19 16
Jamie 19 26 Ellie 20 20
Cian 19 13 Fiadh 21 24
John 22 25 Sadie 22 31
Finn 23 20 Caoimhe 23 19
Ryan 24 19 Evie 24 39
Rian 25 31 Robyn 25 29
Matthew 26 29 Isabelle 26 28
David 27 27 Holly 27 23
Tadhg 28 32 Katie 28 21
Dylan 29 23 Freya 29 36
Oliver 30 30 Leah 29 30
Aaron 31 24 Zoe 31 26
Ben 32 28 Molly 32 27
Leo 33 44 Ruby 33 32
Nathan 34 39 Cara 34 34
Ethan 35 41 Alice 35 34
Alfie 36 54 Lauren 36 25
Jake 36 33 Roisin 37 32
Max 38 35 Jessica 38 48
Alexander 39 49 Eva 39 37
Ollie 40 53 Isla 40 53
Logan 41 57 Ciara 41 39
Jacob 41 37 Charlotte 42 43
Callum 43 48 Sofia 43 42
Oscar 44 46 Amy 44 45
Evan 45 34 Layla 45 44
Sam 46 41 Julia 46 49
Joseph 47 51 Niamh 47 41
Bobby 48 47 Isabella 48 62
Mason 49 43 Clodagh 49 51
Tom 50 36 Eabha 50 45
Joshua 50 44 Faye 50 47
Samuel 52 38 Sienna 52 71
Leon 53 58 Zara 53 57
William 54 50 Millie 54 59
Donnacha 55 68 Maria 55 55
Aidan 56 52 Harper 56 65
Senan 57 58 Alannah 57 69
Lucas 58 63 Erin 58 38
Eoin 58 55 Eve 58 49
Mark 60 72 Elizabeth 60 65
Kyle 61 40 Sadhbh 61 57
Cathal 61 65 Abigail 62 52
Jayden 61 62 Emilia 63 59
Odhran 64 58 Laura 63 54
Danny 64 70 Rebecca 65 75
Eoghan 66 68 Rose 65 77
Robert 67 56 Aoibheann 67 80
Tommy 68 66 Aoibhin 68 150
Martin 69 87 Maisie 68 75
Benjamin 69 58 Kayla 70 70
Daithi 71 81 Aoibhinn 71 63
Rory 72 74 Maya 71 55
Theo 73 106 Clara 73 65
Ronan 74 71 Annie 74 81
Billy 74 77 Amber 75 59
Andrew 76 72 Meabh 76 82
Kai 77 92 Abbie 77 65
Louis 78 78 Willow 77 72
Ciaran 78 90 Ellen 79 64
Sebastian 80 98 Georgia 80 87
Tomas 81 83 Aria 81 97
Anthony 81 86 Aine 82 79
Henry 81 75 Heidi 82 82
Shay 84 78 Hazel 84 105
Shane 84 64 Lena 85 101
Isaac 84 98 Aisling 86 77
Muhammad 87 83 Megan 86 73
Peter 88 102 Rachel 86 74
George 88 93 Pippa 89 110
Scott 90 67 Victoria 89 90
Arthur 91 106 Hanna 91 105
Kevin 92 81 Lara 91 93
Christopher 92 93 Mary 91 84
Hugo 92 89 Rosie 91 87
Dara 92 98 Daisy 95 89
Ruairi 96 123 Evelyn 95 101
Tyler 97 75 Lilly 95 84
Cormac 97 83 Madison 95 105
Jackson 99 128 Ailbhe 99 91
Archie 100 117 Esme 99 110
Mollie 99 94
Nina 99 140

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