Top Irish Names for Boys

Irish names for boys have achieved international popularity, ranking high on popularity lists in the US and Ireland itself, as well as in many other Anglophone and European countries. Liam, an Irish diminutive of William, is the brightest star among Irish boy names, ranking Number one in the US and among the top boys’ names in France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, and Norway as well as Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Along with top name Liam, other Irish boy names in the US Top 200 include Aiden, Ryan, Connor, Brayden, Declan, Brody, Rowan, and Finn.

Baby boy names popular in Ireland include Sean — now falling in popularity in the US — Oisin, Cillian, and Tadhg.

Classic Irish names Kevin and Patrick also still rank high on the US popularity list and remain perennial favorites in Ireland.

Browse our full menu of Irish boy names here. The top names below rank among the current US Top 1000 Baby Names and are ordered by popularity. Unique names rank below the Top 1000 and are listed alphabetically.

You also might want to survey our complete list of f Irish names for girls.
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