- this week

Gender: F Origin of Ireland: Place-name Ireland's Popularity in 2015: #983

Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin put Ireland on the map when they chose it as a first for their daughter, saying that geographic names were a family tradition. And it seems they were a bit ahead of the curve (or trendsetting) -- Ireland has been among the fastest-rising names of recent years. Other Irish place names include Shannon, Kerry, Galway, and Dublin.

Famous People Named Ireland

Ireland Baldwin, model and daughter of actors Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin
Ireland, daughter of actor Bryan Kirkwood
Ireland Ronan Poppy Thompson 'Poppy', sister of Ronan Thompson who died from Neuroblastoma cancer when he was three. He is the boy that Taylor Swift wrote her song 'Ronan' for.

Pop Culture References for the name Ireland

Ireland, country of nearly 5 million people, EU member with a high foreign aid contribution known for its jolly and charitable people.