Menu
  

Irish Names for Dogs

  • Oona

    Oona is a name made famous by Eugene O'Neill's daughter, who became Charlie Chaplin's wife. One of the original Oona's granddaughters was named after her, and is now an actress famous in her own... Read More 

  • Patsy

    This sassy, spunky name was used for the mostly Irish jump-roping pigtailed girls of the thirties and forties -- and some Irish and Italian boys as well. Its most noted bearer was iconic country... Read More 

  • Rafferty

    Jaunty and raffish, Rafferty is one of the most engaging of the Irish surnames, used by Jude Law and Sadie Frost for their son. Fortunately, it doesn't still go by its original form:... Read More 

  • Redmond

    We love this partly for purely personal reasons, since it is one of our surnames. We used it as the middle name of a son -- and it can make a good first choice too.

    Redmond--aka... Read More 

  • Roan

    Warm-hued spelling spin on Rowan that was chosen by Sharon Stone for one of her three young sons.Read More 

  • Rory

    Rory is a buoyant, spirited name for a redhead with Celtic roots. The name Rory is getting more popular overall, but for the past few years has been trending decidedly toward the boys' side --... Read More 

  • Rowan

    Rowan -- a strong surname and nature name (it's a tree with red berries)-- is deservedly growing in popularity. Some scholars identify Rowan as originally a Read More 

  • Seamus

    Parents who have tired of Sean are now contemplating Seamus, the Irish form of James, which has a lot more substance and verve.

    One of the name's most famous bearers is the 1995 Nobel... Read More 

  • Shay

    Shay feels at once vintage and modern. This is one case where the phonetic Shay may be preferable to the more authentic Shea or Shai. Ditch all the girly forms -- Shayla, Shayna, and so on --... Read More 

  • Sullivan

    Sullivan is a jaunty Celtic three-syllable name, with a real twinkle in its eye. It was immortalized in the 1930s classic film Sullivan's Travels and was chosen for one of Patrick... Read More 

List Categories:
See All List Categories