Place name

Ireland Origin and Meaning

The name Ireland is a girl's name of Irish origin.

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.

# 983 in the US

Ireland Rank in US Top 1000

# 2049 on Nameberry

Ireland Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Ireland Popularity

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Famous People Named Ireland

  • Ireland Eliesse Basinger Baldwin (b. 1995)model and daughter of actors Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin
  • Ireland Kirkwood (b. 2008)daughter of actor Bryan Kirkwood
  • Ireland Mele Wells (b. 2015)daughter of singer,songwriter Tyrone Wells

Ireland in Pop Culture

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

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