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  1. #1
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    Mar 2014
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    Best Irish names?

    I LOVE irish names....

    Boys:
    Connor
    Cian (Kee-an)
    Finnegan
    Shay
    Rory (BOY)
    Casey (BOY)
    Liam
    Kellen (BOY)

    Girls:
    Neve... Or Niamh (i don't live in a place where people would know how to pronounce names... Should i go for the gaelic spellings?
    Aoibhe (uncommon and Irish Ava spelling)
    Keira
    Maeve (wouldn't use for sister to Neve/Niamh b/c they are way too close)
    Nora
    Not sure about Èire (pronounced Air-ee)

    Please make a sibset, give opinions, and SUGGEST!
    No babies anytime soon... Just planning ahead (VERY far ahead)

  2. #3
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    My favorite Irish names are Kieran/Ciaran and Siofra.

    Personally, I prefer the Gaelic spellings, for the most part. The more people are named Niamh instead of Neve, the more previously ignorant people will learn that Niamh = Neve.
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    Beatrix Odette Coraline Celia
    Jett Zephyr Prosper Emrys

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    Dash Apollo Madoc Orion Emmett Orlando Kieran August

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    v o t e

  3. #5
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    I'm not crazy about Irish boy's names, but my favourite is probably Rory. For girls, I like Nora and Niamh, spelt this way. Maeve is quite nice, although I don't know why but generally I'm not really seeing the appeal for it. I found this list of Irish names although I'm not sure how reliable it is:

    http://www.babynameguide.com/categor...p?strCat=Irish
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  4. #7
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    I love Rory and Nora. I like the girls name Roisin (ro-sheen...little rose). Also love Shane and Tadgh (not sure if I spelled that right). It's a boys name pronounced like tiger without the R.
    -Nolan-Everett-Jonah-Grant-

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