Irish Baby Names

Irish baby names on Ireland's recent Top 100 popularity list include the following native choices. Click here for the full list of Irish baby names on Nameberry.

  • Shay

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Shay has an old-fashioned feel due to its association with the word for a kind of horse-drawn carriage and at the same time seems modern thanks to its simple straightforwardness. Use Shay as a... Read More 

  • Sinead

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    One of the best known of the Irish girls' names, thanks to singer Sinead O'Connor. Though it's still in the Irish Top 100, it's no longer quite as fashionable in Ireland as Aoife or Aisling. But... Read More 

  • Tadhg

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Tadhg, a popular name in Ireland today, was the name of the mythical Finn McCool's grandfather and also of an eleventh century King of Connacht. While the Anglicization Teague leads to a lot of... Read More 

  • Tara

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Despite a rich history in Irish myth preceding its plantation appearance in Gone with the Wind, widespread use in the seventies caused Tara to lose its Irish accent.

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