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Gender: Female Origin of Ireland: Place name

The name Ireland is a girl's name of Irish origin. Ireland and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I Had 8 Kids Whose Names Started With...".

From the experts:

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.

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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

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.