|Aaron||Male||12||The meaning of the name Aaron: Exalted, Strong
The origin of the name Aaron is Hebrew
Alternate spellings: Arron, Aaren
|Abbie||Female||Abby||64||Short form of Abigail|
|Abby||Female||Abbie||77||Short form of Abigail|
|Abigail||Female||Abby, Abbie, Gail||66||The meaning of the name Abigail is Joy Of The Father
The origin of the name Abigail is English
Notes: Short from: Abby, Abbi, Abbie
|Abraham||Male||Abe||Father of many|
|Ada||Female||The meaning of the name Ada is Noble, Happy
The origin of the name Ada is German
Notes: Ada Byron, first computer programmer
|Adam||Male||3||The meaning of the name Adam is Man, Of The Earth
The origin of the name Adam is Hebrew
Notes: In the Bible, the first created man
|Adelaide||Female||Adele, Ada||Old Germanic name meaning noble kind; of the noble sort.|
|Adele||Female||The meaning of the name Adele is Noble, Kind
The origin of the name Adele is German
|Adriana||Female||The meaning of the name Adrianna is Person From Hadria (Northern Italy)
The origin of the name Adrianna is Latin
Alternate spellings: Adriana, Adrionna
|Adrienne||Female||Adrianne||Female form of Adrien|
|Aengus||Male||Angus, Aonghus||One strength|
|Afric||Female||The meaning of the name Afric is Africa
The origin of the name Afric is Irish
|Aibhlinn||Female||The meaning of the name Aibhlinn: A name thought to have Norman roots that means âwished-forâ or âlonged-for child.â
The origin of the name: Irish
|Aideen||Female||Eadaoin, Aedin, Etain||The meaning of the name: Varient of Ãadan, means âfaceâ or âoppositeâ. Can also be spelled as Aideen.
|Aifric||Female||Africa, Afric, Affraic||Pleasant|
|Ailbe||Female||Ailbhe||The meaning of the name Ailbe is: From an old Irish word meaning âwhite,â the 6th century St. Ailbe was associated with the monastery at Emly in County Tipperary. The local people requested that he bless a river that had no fish. St. Ailbe did and that very day the river was filled with an abundance of fish. The people built five churches in St. Ailbeâs honor at the best fishing spots along the river. Ailbe may be used for a boy or a girl.
|Ailbhe||Female||Ailbe||The meaning of the name Ailbe is: From an old Irish word meaning âwhite,â the 6th century St. Ailbe was associated with the monastery at Emly in County Tipperary. The local people requested that he bless a river that had no fish. St. Ailbe did and that very day the river was filled with an abundance of fish. The people built five churches in St. Ailbeâs honor at the best fishing spots along the river. Ailbe may be used for a boy or a girl.
|Aileen||Female||Eileen||The meaning of the name is: derived from the ancient Irish name for noble. The origin of the name is Irish
|Ailill||Male||The meaning of the name: Ailill is an Irish Gaelic name meaning âelfâ. Ailill was the husband of queen MÃ©abh.
|Ailin||Male||The meaning of the name: Irish Gaelic name derived from the word ailÃn. The name means âlittle rockâ
|Ailish||Female||Ailis, Alish||The meaning of the name is: Irish version of the Norman Alice or Alicia from Elizabeth âGod is my oath.â
|Ailsa||Female||An Island of Scotland|
|Aindrias||Male||Andriu||The meaning of the name: Irish version of the Greek name Andreas, meaning âman, warriorâ. Call also be spelled Aindrias.
|Aine||Female||36||The meaning of the name is: Ancient Irish name from the noun aine that means âsplendor, radiance, brilliance.â Aine is connected with fruitfulness and prosperity. The queen of the Munster fairies was called Aine as was one of the wives of Fionn Mac Cool. Aine appears in folktales as âthe best-hearted woman who ever lived â lucky in love and in money.â
|Aisling||Female||Ashling||23||The meaning of the name is: From aislinge which means âa visionâ or âa dream,â Aisling is the name given to a popular poetic genre from the 17th and 18th centuries in which Ireland is personified as a beautiful woman in peril.
Pronunciation: ash- ling
|Alan||Male||Alain, Allan, Alun||59||Harmonious|
|Alana||Female||Alanna, Alannah||96||Beautiful, darling|
|Alanna||Female||Alana, Alannah||86||Beautiful, darling|
|Alannah||Female||Alana, Alanna||52||The meaning of the name is: Adding a to leanbh, the word for âchildâ in Irish, brings a sense of warmth â âO childâ or âdarling child.â A favoured name in Ireland with all three spellings; Alannah; Alanna; Alana.
|Alastair||Male||Alasdair, Alistair||The meaning of the name: Irish Gaelic form of Latin Alexandrus, meaning âdefender of mankind.â Another variant is Alastar.
|Alastar||Male||Alusdar||The meaning of the name: Irish Gaelic form of Latin Alexandrus, meaning âdefender of mankind.â Another variant is Alastar.
|Albert||Male||Alasdair, Alistair||Bright nobility|
|Alex||Male||45||The meaning of the name: While Alex is traditionally a boyâs name it is also a popular girlâs name. The name is of Greek origin (short for Alexander) and means âmanâs defender, warriorâ.
|Alexander||Male||Alex, Xander, Sandy||65||Defender of men|
|Alexandra||Female||Alex, Sandra||68||Female version of Alexander|
|Alfie||Male||Alfred||Diminutive of Alfred|
|Alfred||Male||Al||Good counsellor, elf counsel|
|Alice||Female||Alicia, Alyssa||87||High born|
|Alison||Female||Allison, Alice||62||Variant of Alice|
|Amber||Female||100||From the tree resin and the colour|
|Anais||Female||Provencal version of Anna|
|Andrea||Female||Andree, Andrina||85||Female form of Andrew|
|Ann||Female||Anne, Anna, Hannah||Variant of Anna|
|Anna||Female||Hannah, Anne, Ann||26||Favoured by God|
|Annabel||Female||Annabelle, Bella||Variant of an old French name|
|Anthony||Male||Tony||56||From the family name Antonius|
|Aodh||Male||The meaning of the name: The Modern Irish form of Old Gaelic Ãed, which means fire. In Celtic mythology, this is the name of the god of sun. Hugh is the anglicised version of the name.
|Aoi||Female||Ai||Poetic inspiration, learning|
|Aoibhinn||Female||The meaning of the name is: âpleasant, beautiful sheen, of radiant beauty.â Often interpreted as âlittle Eve.â One Aoibheann was the mother of St. Enda of Aran who died c. 530 AD.
|Aoife||Female||2||The meaning of the name is: âbeautiful, radiant, joyful.â Known as the greatest woman warrior in the world, Aoife was the mother of Cuchulainnâs only son, Connlach. Aoife Dearg (âRed Aoifeâ) was a daughter of a king of Connacht who had her marriage arranged by St. Patrick himself. In 2003 Aoife was the third most popular Irish girls name for babies in Ireland.
|April||Female||From the month|
|Archie||Male||Archibald||Bold, brave. Diminutive of Archibald|
|Arnold||Male||Arnie||Power of an eagle|
|Arthur||Male||Art||Possibly from the Celtic’ bear’ or the Irish ‘stone’|
|Ashley||Male||Ash, Ashton||Ash tree clearing|
|Ashlyn||Female||Ashlynn||Blend of the popular name Ashley and popular suffix -lyn|
|Ashton||Male||Ashley, Ash||Ash wood|
|Ava||Female||41||The meaning of the name: Ava is a name of uncertain origin, though probably German. Saint Ava was a 9th century abbess of Dinary in Hainault and a member of the Frankish Royal Family. Variant forms include Avalee, Avelina and Avalyn. The name ranked #8 in Ireland 2011.
|Avril||Female||French version of April|
|Bairbre||Female||Barbara||Strange, savege, uncouth|
|Balthazar||Male||Baltazar||God protect the king|
|Barry||Male||Barrfind||The meaning of the name: âfair-haired,â” the name has been popular since the sixth century when St. Finbar came to an area of Cork.
|Belinda||Female||Linda, Bel||Meaning uncertain|
|Ben||Male||27||The meaning of the name: Ben is a boyâs name of Hebrew origin meaning âsonâ. It is the short form of Benjamin, Benedict and Bennett. It is a very popular name in Ireland and the United Kingdom.
|Benjamin||Male||66||Son of the South|
|Bernadette||Female||Bernie||Female version of Bernard|
|Bernard||Male||Bernie, Barney||Brave bear|
|Beteide||Female||Be Teite||Wanton woman|
|Bethany||Female||House of figs|
|Beverley||Female||Beverly||From an old English surname|
|Billy||Male||Bill, William||Diminutive of William, protector|
|Binne||Female||Bind, Binn||Melodious, sweetness|
|Blaithin||Female||Blathnaid, Blathnat||Little flower|
|Blathnaid||Female||Meaning of the name: blath means âflower, blossom.â In legend, Blaithnaid, the reluctant wife of Curai Mac Daire, loved Cuchulainn, her husbandâs rival. She revealed the secret entrance to her husbandâs fortress to him by milking her cow and letting the milk run down the hill into a stream. Cuchulainn followed the stream, raided the fortress and rescued Blathnaid.
|Boris||Male||Fame in battle|
|Brady||Male||The meaning of the name: Irish surname which has become a popular forename. It is derived from an Anglicised form of the Gaelic surname Ã BrÃ¡daigh, descendant of BrÃ¡dach, which translates as âlarge-chestedâ.
|Bran||Male||The meaning of the name: Irish name meaning âravenâ. In Irish legend, Bran was a mariner who was involved in several adventures.
|Brandon||Male||BreandÃ¡n, Brendan||83||Anglicised version of BreandÃ¡n. “Beacon fire hill”|
|Breda||Female||Bride, Brighde||Exalted one|
|Bree||Female||Brigh, Brie||High, noble|
|Brendan||Male||BreandÃ¡n||90||The meaning of the name: Old Irish Gaelic name, meaning âprinceâ. Saint BrÃ©anainn of Clonfert was known as the Navigator/the Voyager after his legendary quest to the Isle of the Blessed. The English translation is Brendan.
|Brenna||Female||American feminine of the name surname Brennan|
|Briana||Female||Meaning of the name: ânoble, virtuous.â The feminine of Brian.
|Brianna||Female||Briana, Breonna||High, noble|
|Bridget||Female||Briget, Biddy, Bridie, Brigitte||High goddess|
|Bridget, Brigid||Female||Bride||Swedith form|
|Brighid||Female||High goddess, exalted one, noble|
|Brion||Male||Brian||Irish version of Brian, meaning noble|
|Briony||Female||Bryony||Name of a plant|
|Brittany||Female||From the name of the French region|
|Brogan||Female||The meaning of the name: Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use. Can mean the descendant of BrÃ³gÃ¡n or little shoe.
|Cairenn||Female||Caireann||Beloved little one|
|Cait||Female||CaitrÃona||The meaning of the name:Short form of CaitrÃona. Means pure. Translates in English to Kate.
|Caitlin||Female||Cait, Kathleen||34||The meaning of Caitlin: Devotion to St. Catherine came to Ireland with Christianity. Revered for her courage and purity, Catherine in the Irish form, Cathleen, became such a popular name that W. B. Yeats chose it for the heroine of his 1899 play âThe Countess Cathleenâ which was inspired by an Irish folktale.
|Calbhach||Male||Charles||Irish version of Charles, meaning bald|
|Callum||Male||Calum||76||Scottish version of Columba meaning dove|
|Camilla||Female||Camille, Milly||From a Roman family name|
|Canice||Male||Coinneach||Attractive or pleasant person|
|Caoimhe||Female||19||The meaning of Caoimhe: from caomh âgentle, beautiful, precious.â The same root as Kevin, the name has become very popular in Ireland with the original Irish spelling. In 2003 it was the twelfth most popular Irish girl name for baby girls.
|Carmen||Female||Spanish version of Carmel|
|Carol||Female||Short form of Caroline|
|Cary||Male||The meaning of the name: Irish surname which has become a popular unisex forename. The name is derived from Ã Ciardha and means âdark oneâ.
|Casey||Male||Vigilant in war|
|Cashel||Female||Cashlin||Castle and little castle|
|Caspar||Male||Dutch version of Jaspar|
|Cassidy||Female||Cass||The meaning of the name: From cas âcurly-haired.â The Cassidys were the hereditary physicians to the Maguires, the chiefs of County Fermanagh between 1300 and 1600. As their healing skills became widely known, many Cassidys were employed by other chieftans, particularly in the north of the country
|Cathal||Male||38||The meaning of the name: cath â”battleâ” and all â”mightyâ” and signifies ââa great warrior. Irish for Charles.
|Catherine||Female||Katherine, Kate, Cathy, Kathy||54||Variant of Katherine|
|Catriona||Female||Caitriona, Caitrin||Irish version of Catherine, Pure|
|Cavan||Male||The meaning of the name: Irish name taken from the name of the county cÃ¡bhan. The name means âhollowâ.
|Cecilia||Female||Celia, Cecile||From a Roman family name|
|Chantal||Female||Chantel, Chantalle||From a French surname|
|Charles||Male||Chas, Charlie||The meaning of the name: SÃ©arlas is the Irish Gaelic form of the English/French name Charles and it means âmanâ.
|Charlie||Male||Charles||The meaning of the name: Charlie is typically a boyâs name (although it is also a popular girlâs name) which means âfree manâ. It is of Old German origin; a short form of Charles.
|Charlotte||Female||Lottie, Charlie||87||Female version of Charles|
|Chelsea||Female||From the placename|
|Chloe||Female||4||The meaning of the name: Chloe is a Greek name meaning âgreen shootâ. The name is derived from âKhloeâ which symbolises the fertility goddess Demeter. Variant forms include Clo and Clorinda. The name was #9 in the Top 100 Female names in Ireland 2011.
|Christopher||Male||Chris, Kris, Christy||42||Bearing Christ|
|Cian||Male||Keane||6||The meaning of Cian: â ancient, enduring.â In legend Cian Mac Mael Muad was the son-in-law of Brian Boru, who led the armies from the province of Munster to victory over the invading Vikings at the Battle of Clontarf in 1014, a battle in which both he and Brian were killed. Cian was the eighth most popular Irish boys name in Ireland in 2003.
|Ciara||Female||Kira||5||Meaning of the name: The feminine form of Ciaran, from the Irish ciar meaning âdarkâ and implies âdark hair and brown eyes.â St. Ciara was a distinguished seventh-century figure who established a monastery at Kilkeary in County Tipperary.
|Ciaran||Male||25||The meaning of Ciaran: ciar â”darkâ” and the diminutive -in it means ââlittle dark one.â” Popular for over 1500 years, at least 26 saints have borne the name. The most notable, St. Ciaran of Clonmacnoise (c. 530 AD), was the son of a carpenter who studied with St. Enda for seven years and went on to establish a monastery at Clonmacnoise, on the banks of the River Shannon in County Westmeath.
|Cillian||Male||58||The meaning of Cillian: cille means ââassociated with the church.â” One St. Cillian left Ireland in about 650 AD with eleven companions and carried out his missionary work in the Rhine region of Germany where he became Bishop of Wurzburg after converting the local lord, Duke Gosbert of Wurzburg, to Christianity. Later Duke Gosbert married Geilana, his brotherâs widow and Cillian declared the marriage invalid.
|Claire||Female||Clare||44||The meaning of the name: A medieval name derived from Latin clarus âclear, bright, famous.â St. Claire, a follower of St. Francis of Assisi, who left her wealthy family to found the order of nuns known as the âPoor Claresâ has always been very respected in Ireland and the name is still popular today.
|Clarissa||Female||Clarise, Clarice||Clear, bright|
|Cleo||Female||Short version of Cleopatra|
|Cliona||Female||Cleona, Cliodhna||The meaning of the name: From clodhna meaning âshapely.â Cliodhna had three magical birds that could sing the sick to sleep and cure them. In the tale of âCliodhnaâs Waveâ she falls in love with a mortal, âKeevan of the Curling Locks,â and leaves Tir-Na-Nog (âLand of Eternal Youthâ) with him but when he goes off to hunt, leaving her on the beach, she is swept to sea by a great wave, leaving her lover desolate.
|Clodagh||Female||Cloda||42||The meaning of the name: The river Clody runs through County Tipperary and County Wexford and like most Irish rivers is named for a local female deity. Rivers become places for prayer and Clodagh is a popular name in this part of the country.
|Cody||Male||The meaning of the name: Irish surname which has become a popular unisex forename. Taken from the surname Ã Cuidighthigh, (Cuddihy- also spelled Cuddy) the name means âhelper.â
|Colette||Female||Short version of Nicolette|
|Colin||Male||92||The meaning of Colin: from coll â”chieftanâ” and the diminutive -in and would mean ââlittle chieftan.â”
|Colleen||Female||The meaning of the name: From the Irish cailin meaning âgirlâ, this name is very popular amongst the Irish in the USA and Australia as a way of connecting to their Irish roots.
Pronunciation: As read Coll-een
|Colm||Male||71||The meaning of the name: A Gaelic form of the Latin columba meaning âdove.â St. Columba of Iona or Colmcille colm + cille or âdove of the churchâ was a prince of the OâNeill clan, a great poet and scholar.
|Colman||Male||ColmÃ¡n, Colm||The meaning of the name: A variant of the Latin Columbanus, meaning âdoveâ.
|Conall||Male||Conall||The meaning of the name: Means friendship or could be from con âa hound,” as applied to a swift-footed warrior, and all “great, mighty.â In legend Conall Cearnach (âConall the Victorious”), one of the mightiest warrior heros in the Red Branch Knights, the forerunners of the Knights of the Round Table, avenged the death of his foster brother Cuchulainn.
|Conn||Male||The meaning of the name: Old Irish name meaning âchief, freeman, head, hound, intelligence, strengthâ. Conn of the Hundred Battles was a former High King of Ireland and Conn OâNeill was the 1st Earl of Tyrone during the 16th Century. The name Conn is also considered a short form of Conor.
|Conor||Male||Connor||4||The meaning of the name: âlover of hounds.” Conchobhar MacNessa was the king of Ulster and, according to legend, was born on the same day as Christ. Conchobhar, an uncle of Cuchulainn, loved Deirdre and wished to marry her. But she fled with his nephew Naoise and his brothers. Conchobhar gave chase and althought he promised to forgive them, he killed Naoise and her abductors. Conor is a very popular boys name in Ireland, ranking 5th most popular in 2011.
|Cormac||Male||59||The meaning of the name: From old Irish corbmac âson of the charioteer.” Cormac Mac Airt was probably the most famous of the ancient kings of Ireland. As the ruler of Tara, the seat of the high kings of Ireland, for forty years (probably 227-266 AD), he was famous for his wise, true and generous judgments. It was a very popular name in early Ireland and is still used today.
|Courtney||Female||Courtnay||82||From a surname|
|Crystal||Female||Krystal, Cristal||From the English word|
|Cullen||Male||The meaning of the name: Irish surname which can be used as a unisex forename. Derived from O Coileain and means âyoung pup.â
|Cynthia||Female||Cindy, Cindi||From Mount Cynthos|
|Daisy||Female||From the flower|
|Daithi||Male||The meaning of the name: Irish Gaelic name meaning âswift, nimbleâ. Daithi, the last pagan king of Ireland, ruled from 405 AD to 426 AD, and he had twenty-four sons. Daithi led Irish fleets to raid the Roman Empire. He was killed by lightning in the Alps and is buried under a standing stone called ââKing Daithiâs Stone.â”
|Dalaigh||Male||Dalach||The meaning of the name: Irish surname transferred to forename use. Derived from Ã DÃ¡laigh, it means âassembly, gatheringâ.
|Damhnait||Female||Dymphna, Damhanat||Little fawn, Fawn|
|Dana||Female||From a surname meaning Dane|
|Daniel||Male||11||The meaning of the name: Daniel, the fourth most popular boys name in Ireland 2011, is of Hebrew origin and means âGod is my judgeâ. The name is featured in the bible; the prophet and writer of the book of Daniel was a teenager when he was taken to Babylon after the destruction of Jerusalem in 607 BC.
|Danielle||Female||Dani||58||Female version of Daniel|
|Dara||Male||Darragh, Daire, Daragh||90||The meaning of the name: From Irish Gaelic Mac Dara, meaning âson of oakâ. This name can be used for either sex. In Irish and Scottish Gaelic, dara means second. In Scotland Dara is also used as an abbreviation for âDragon Killerâ.
|Daragh||Male||Dara, Daire, Darragh||80||Fruitful, fertile|
|Darina||Female||Dairine, Daireann||The meaning of the name: Feminine form of DÃ¡ire. Means fertile & fruitful.
|Darragh||Male||Dara, Daire, Daragh||21||Fruitful, fertile|
|Darren||Male||62||From an Irish surname|
|David||Male||Dave||7||The meaning of the name: David is a boyâs name of Hebrew origin meaning âbelovedâ. In the Bible, David was a shepherd, musician, poet, soldier, statesman, prophet and king who wrote about half of the Psalms; in fact his name occurs more than 1,000 times in the Bible.
|Davina||Female||Fenmale version of David|
|Dawn||Female||From the English word|
|Dearbhla||Female||Dervla, Derval, Deirbhle||The meaning of the name: Irish Gaelic name meaning âtrue poetâ.
|Deborah||Female||Debbie, Debra, Debby||Bee|
|Deirdre||Female||Deidra||Tragic character from Irish legend|
|Delaney||Male||The meaning of the name: Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use. Derived from Ã DubhshlÃ¡ine, it means âblack challengerâ.
|Delia||Female||From the Island of Delos|
|Denis||Male||Dennis||From the Greek god Dionysos|
|Denise||Female||Female version of Denis|
|Derek||Male||Ruler of the people|
|Derry||Male||Descendant of the red-haired one|
|Derval||Female||DearbhÃ¡il||The meaning of the name: Irish name composed of the Gaelic elements der (daughter) and fail (destiny) i.e. it means the daughter of destiny
|Desmond||Male||Des, Dessie||From South Munster|
|Devin||Male||The meaning of the name: Irish surname transferred to forename use. Derived from Devine/Ã DaimhÃn, it means âlittle fawnâ.
|Diana||Female||Diane||Roman goddess of the moon|
|Diarmuid||Male||Dermot, Diarmaid||83||The meaning of the name: Irish name composed of the elements dÃ, without and airmait âenvyâ hence its meaning âwithout envyâ. Diarmaid is the name of one of the High Kings of Ireland.
|Domhnall||Male||Donal, Daniel||The meaning of the name: Domnall is the Irish version of Donald. The name, which can also be spelled Domhnall, means âworld rulerâ. Domnall mac Ãedo was a former High King of Ireland. The modern Irish spelling of the name is DÃ³nal.
|Dominic||Male||Of the Lord|
|Dominique||Female||Female version of Dominic|
|Donald||Male||Don||English version of Donal|
|Donn||Male||The meaning of the name: Donn is the modern Irish word for brown. In mythology, Donn, or the Dark One, is the Lord of the Dead. Donn is also regarded as the father of the Irish race.
|Donnacha||Male||The meaning of the name: Donnacha means âbrown warriorâ. Alternative versions include Donnchadh and Donnachaid.
|Donovan||Male||The meaning of the name: Donovan is an Irish surname which has become a popular forename. Derived from Ã DonndubhÃ¡in, it means âlittle dark brown oneâ.
|Doreen||Female||Doireann||Anglicised version of Doireann|
|Dorothy||Female||Dolly, Dot, Dora||Gift of God|
|Duana||Female||Poem or song|
|Duane||Male||Dwane||Descendant of the dark-haired one|
|Dylan||Male||Dillon||8||The meaning of the name: Dylan is a popular unisex name. It is a name of Welsh origin, meaning âson of the seaâ. In Welsh mythology, Dylan was a legendary hero. The name can also be spelled Dillon
|Dymphna||Female||Damhnait||Anglicised version of Damhnait|
|Eamon||Male||Eamon||The meaning of the name: The name Ãamon is the Irish version of Edmund and Edward, meaning âprotector of prosperityâ. The most famous Ãamon in Irish history is former Taoiseach and President Ãamon de Valera.
|Edmund||Male||Ed, Eddie, Ted||Blessed protection|
|Edna||Female||Anglicised version of Eithne|
|Edward||Male||Ted, Teddy||77||Rich guard|
|Edwin||Male||Friend of wealth|
|Eileen||Female||Eibhlin, Eilin||The meaning of the name: A variant spelling of Ãibhleann; means beauty, radiance.
|Eilis||Female||Eilish||The meaning of the name: Irish form of Greek Elisabet, meaning God is my oath. Can also be spelled Eilish.
|Eireann||Female||The meaning of the name: The Irish word for Ireland. A very patriotic name.
|Elaine||Female||Variant of Helen|
|Eleanora||Female||Elinor||The meaning of the name: Irish version of AilÃ©nor, which means foreign. Translates in English to Eleanor.
|Elinor||Female||Eleanor||Variant of Eleanor, Light moon|
|Elisa||Female||Lisa||God is my oath|
|Elizabeth||Female||Liz, Beth, Betty, Lizzy||60||Oath of God|
|Ella||Female||Ellen, Ellie||48||The meaning of the name: Ella is an Old German name meaning âother, foreignâ. It also means âentireâ and in Hebrew it means âgoddessâ. It is a popular short form of Alice, Eleanor and Ellen but also a popular independent name. Variants of the name include Elle, Elly and Ellesse.
|Ellen||Female||Ellie, Ella||24||Variant of Helen|
|Ellie||Female||Eleanor, Ellen||89||Short form of Eleanor|
|Elton||Male||From the surname|
|Emer||Female||Eimear||80||The meaning of the name: Also spelled Eimear, this was the name of CÃºchulainnâs wife whom he abducted when she rejected him. Eimear was said to be possessing the seven gifts of woman hood; Beauty; Chastity; Sweet Speech; Needle work; Voice and Wisdom.|
|Emily||Female||Emmy, Emilie, Emeline||18||The meaning of the name: Emily is a girlâs name of Latin origin meaning ârival, laborious, eagerâ. The name is listed as having up to 70 variants including Amelia, Amelie, Emaline, Emelda, Emelyn, Milly etc. The name ranked #1 in Ireland for most popular girlâs names 2011.
|Emma||Female||3||The meaning of the name: Emma is a girlâs name of Old French and German origin. The name means âentire, universalâ and was originally a short form of German names such as Ermintrude. Emma has over 20 variant forms including Emalinda, Emeline, Emme, Emmelyn etc. The name was #3 most popular for girlâs in Ireland 2011.
|Ena||Female||Anglicised version of Eithne|
|Enya||Female||Etna||Kelnel or gorse|
|Eoghan||Male||Owen, Eoin||44||The meaning of the name: Ãoghan is an ancient Irish name derived from the word iÃºr, meaning âborn of yewâ. In Irish legend, Ãoghan was the name of one of the two sons of Niall of the Nine Hostages. The traditional pronunciation of this name is Yo-wen, but in modern times it has changed to be akin to Eoin.
|Eoin||Male||18||Variant form of Eoghan|
|Erin||Female||Eireann||47||Anglicised version of Eireann|
|Etain||Female||Eadain||The meaning of the name: Derived from the word Ã©adan meaning face. ÃtaÃn is the heroine of The Wooing of ÃtaÃn, she is the daughter of Ailil and second wife to Midir, whose first wife, the jealous Fuamnach turns her into a pool of water, then a worm and finally a beautiful butterfly.
|Ethan||Male||51||The meaning of the name: Ethan is a boyâs name of Hebrew origin which means âfirmness, long-livedâ. In the Bible, Ethan is an Israeli man noted for his wisdom.
|Eugenie||Female||Female version of Eugene|
|Eva||Female||Evie, Eve||44||Variant of Eve|
|Evan||Male||30||The meaning of the name: Evan is a boyâs name of Hebrew, Welsh and Scottish origin. As the name is somewhat derived from John, it also means âGod is graciousâ. In Celtic, the name means âyoung warriorâ.
|Faith||Female||Fay, Faye||From the English word|
|Farrell||Male||Ferrel||The meaning of the name: Irish surname transferred to forename use, from the Gaelic Ã Fearghail. It means âman of valourâ.
|Feenat||Female||Fianait||Wild crature, deer|
|Ferdia||Male||Ferdiad||Man of God|
|Fergal||Male||Fearghal||Man of valour|
|Fergus||Male||Fearghas||The meaning of the name: Fergus is the modern version of Fearghus, which means âstrong-manâ. In Irish mythology, Fergus was the king of Ulster and his lover, the cunning Nessa, duped him into letting her son Conchobhar rule in his place for a year so that in years to come her son could be called âthe son of a king.”
|Fern||Female||From the plant|
|Fiachra||Male||The meaning of the name: Fiachra is derived from Gaelic word fiach which means raven. In Irish mythology, Fiachra was one of the children of Lir who was turned into a swan for 900 years.
|Fidelma||Female||Feidhelm||Female form of Felim|
|Finbar||Male||Fionnbharr, Finn||The meaning of the name: Finnbar is an Anglised form of Gaelic Fionnbarr which means âfair-headedâ.
|Finley||Male||Finn, Finlay||Fair haired warrior|
|Finn||Male||Fionn, Finnley||95||The meaning of the name: Finn is an old Irish version of the more modern name Fionn, both meaning âfair, whiteâ. In Irish legend Finn MacCool became all-knowing after eating a magic salmon.
|Finnian||Male||The meaning of the name: Finnian is an Anglicised form of Gaelic FinnÃ©n, meaning âlittle white oneâ.
|Fintan||Male||Fionntan||The meaning of the name: FionntÃ¡n is an Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements fionn âwhiteâ and tine âfireâ hence its meaning âwhite fireâ.
|Fiona||Female||74||The meaning of the name: Variant of Gaelic name Fiona, which means vine.
|Fionn||Male||Finn||68||The meaning of the name: Fionn is a modern Gaelic name meaning âfairâ. It is derived from Old Irish name Finn.
|Fionnuala||Female||Finola||The meaning of the name: Gaelic name composed of the elements fionn âfair, whiteâ and guala âshoulerâ i.e. means white shoulder. In Irish mythology, Fionnghuala is one of the children of Lir who were turned into swans for 900 years. Nuala is a popular short version of Fionnuala.
|Fionuir||Female||Fennore, Fionnbhair, Fionnabair||White ghost|
|Flynn||Male||The meaning of the name: Irish surname transferred to forename use. Comes from the surname Ã Floinn, which means âred, ruddyâ.
|Frances||Female||Fran, Frannie||Female version of Francis|
|Francesca||Female||Fran, Frannie||Female form of Francesco|
|Fraser||Male||From the surname|
|Freddie||Male||Fred, Frederick||Diminutive of Frederick|
|Frederick||Male||Fred, Freddie||Peaceful ruler|
|Gabriel||Male||Gabe||Strength of God|
|Gael||Female||Gaedheal||Ancestor fo the gaelic people|
|Gareth||Male||Gary||The meaning of the name: Irish surname which has become more popular as a forename in recent times. Garrett is a more modern form of GearÃ³id, which means âspear rulerâ.
|Garrett||Male||Garret, Gareth, Gearoid||From a surname|
|Gary||Male||98||Short form of Gareth|
|Geoffrey||Male||Geoff||Old French form of Godfrey|
|Georgia||Female||Georgina||81||Female version of George|
|Gerald||Male||Gerry||The meaning of the name: GearÃ³id is the Irish form of the French name GÃ©rald, which means âspear rulerâ.
|Glendon||Male||Glendan||One from the fortress in the valley|
|Gordon||Male||From a surname|
|Gormlaith||Female||Gormley Barbara||Blue or illustrious princess|
|Gormley||Female||Gormfhlaith||Blue or illustrious princess|
|Grace||Female||Gracie||27||The meaning of the name: Grace is a Latin name meaning âfavour, blessingâ. In Greek mythology, the Three Graces were goddesses of nature; Aglaia (brilliance), Thalia (flowering) and Euphrosyne (joy). The name became popular globally thanks to Princess Grace Kelly. Grace was the fourth most popular name in Ireland in 2011.
|Graham||Male||From a surname|
|Grainne||Female||66||The meaning of the name: Irish name possibly related to the Gaelic word grÃ¡n which means âgrainâ. Another meaning for GrÃ¡inne is considered to be âloveâ. In Irish mythology, GrÃ¡inne is the name of Cormac MacAirtâs daughter.
|Grian||Female||Greine||Sun, sun goddess|
|Hamish||Male||Scottish version of Â Seamus|
|Hannah||Female||15||The meaning of the name: Hannah is a girlâs name of Hebrew origin which means âGod has favoured meâ. In the Bible, Hannah was the mother of the prophet Samuel, who begged for God to bless her with a child. The name has many variants including Ann, Anna, Annie, Nan and Alannah.
|Harold||Male||Harry||Leader of the army|
|Harrison||Male||Harry, Harryson||Son of Harry|
|Harry||Male||Hal||56||The meaning of the name: Harry is a boyâs name of Old German origin, which means âhome rulerâ. The name is widely used as a nickname of Henry and Harold. It has become popular in recent years thanks to Prince Harry of Wales (real name Prince Henry).
|Hazel||Female||89||From the tree or colour|
|Holly||Female||49||From the tree|
|Howard||Male||Howie||From a surname|
|Ian||Male||Iain||87||Scottish form of John|
|Isabel||Female||The meaning of the name: Gaelic form of the Latin Isabella which means God is my oath.
|Iseult||Female||Isolde, Iesult, Yseult||Beautiful|
|Isobel||Female||Isabelle, Isabel||97||Scottish version of Isabel|
|Ita||Female||Ide, Ite||Thrist for godness or knowledge|
|Ivan||Male||Russian form of John|
|Jack||Male||1||The meaning of the name: Jack, the most popular boyâs name in Ireland 2011, is of Old English origin, based on the Hebrew name John. It means âGod is graciousâ.
|Jacob||Male||Jake||To hold the heel|
|Jade||Female||30||From the semi-precious stone|
|Jake||Male||34||The meaning of the name: Jake is short for the Hebrew name Jacob, but has actually become more popular as an independent name. Jacob means âhe who supplantsâ. In the Bible Jacob is the son of Isaac and Rebekah. He fathered 12 sons and a daughter who became the ancestors of Israel.
|James||Male||Jamie, Jim. Jimmy||5||The meaning of the name: James, the second most popular boys name in Ireland 2011, is of Hebrew origin, and means âhe who supplantsâ. Pet names include Jimmy and Jamie.
|Jamie||Male||20||The meaning of the name: Jamie is a short form of the name James (meaning: âhe who supplantsâ). It has also become a popular girls name. Various spelling include Jaime, Jaimie, Jamey and Jaymie.
|Jane||Female||Janey||78||Female version of John|
|Jayden||Male||The meaning of the name: Jayden is a boyâs name, a variant of Jaden (American) and Jadon (Hebrew). The name means âthankful; God will judgeâ.
|Jennifer||Female||Jenny||39||Cornish version of Guinevere|
|Jessica||Female||Jess, Jessie||20||God beholds|
|Jodie||Female||72||Female version of Jody|
|Joe||Male||Joseph, Joey||Diminutive of Joseph|
|John||Male||Johnny||15||Jehovah is gracious|
|Jonathon||Male||Jonathan, Jon||86||Jehovah gave|
|Joseph||Male||Joe||31||The meaning of the name: Seosamh is the Irish Gaelic form of the Greek name Joseph meaning âGod shall add another sonâ.
|Josh||Male||81||Short form of Joshua|
|Joshua||Male||Josh||28||The meaning of the name: Joshua is a boyâs name of Hebrew origin meaning âJehovah is salvationâ. In the Bible, Joshua was a helper of Moses during the Israelites 40-year trek through the Sinai desert and the leader of the Israelites after the death of Moses. Josh is a popular short version.
|Judith||Female||Judy||Woman of Judea|
|Judy||Female||Judith||Woman of Judea|
|Julia||Female||Julie, Juliette||From the latin Julius|
|Julian||Male||Jules, Julien||From a Roman surname|
|Julie||Female||Julia||From the latin Julius|
|Juliet||Female||Juliette||From the latin Julius|
|Kate||Female||Katie, Kat||22||Short form of Katherine|
|Katelyn||Female||Caitlin||52||Variant of Caitlin|
|Katherine||Female||Catherine, Kate, Cathy, Kathy||Meaning unknown|
|Kathleen||Female||Kathy, Caitlin, Cait||Anglicised version of Caitlin|
|Katie||Female||Kate, Kat||9||The meaning of the name: Katie is a popular English short form of Katherine, which means âpureâ. Variants of Katie include Kate, Katia, Katianne, Kaitlyn and Katt. Katie was the 10th most popular baby name in Ireland 2011.
|Kaylee||Female||Combination of Kay and Lee|
|Kayleigh||Female||Kayley, Keeleigh||74||From the surname meaning slender|
|Keegan||Male||The meaning of the name: Keegan, typically an Irish surname, has recently become popular as a forename. The name comes from Mac AodhagÃ¡in and means âtiny little fireâ.
|Keelan||Male||The meaning of the name: Keelan is an Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use. The name is derived from Keelahan or Ã CÃ©ileachÃ¡in and means âlittle campanionâ.
|Keelin||Female||Caoilainn||The meaning of Caoilainn: caol âslenderâ and fionn âwhite, fair, pure. Several saints were Caoilainn and one was described as âa pious lady who quickly won the esteem and affection of her sister nuns by her exactness to every duty, as also by her sweet temper, gentle, confiding disposition and unaffected piety.â
|Kellie||Female||Kelly||91||Variant of Kelly|
|Kelly||Female||Kellie||69||From the surname meaning strife|
|Kerry||Female||Ciarra||Land of the descendants of Ciar|
|Kevin||Male||Caoimhin||36||The meaning of the name: Variant form of Irish name CaÃ©mgen, meaning âlittle comely oneâ. The Anglicised version is Kevin.
|Kyla||Female||Femenine of Kyle|
|Kyle||Male||53||The meaning of the name: Kyle is a boyâs name of Gaelic origin meaning ânarrow, straightâ.
|Laoise||Female||Labhaoise||The meaning of the name: Irish version of the French name Louise, meaning âfamous warriorâ.
|Lara||Female||Loretta, Laurel , Larissa||Short form of Larissa or Laurel|
|Lassarina||Female||Lasairiona||Flame of the wine|
|Laura||Female||Lora, Lori||13||From the laurel tree|
|Lauren||Female||6||Female version of Laurence|
|Laurence||Male||Lawrence, Larry||From Laurentum|
|Leachlainn||Male||Lochlainn||The meaning of the name: Leachlainn is short form for the Irish Gaelic name Maeleachlainn, which means âdevotee of Saint Seachnallâ. Its English alternative is Lachlan, which means âfrom the land of lakesâ.
|Leanne||Female||Liane||56||Short form of Eliane|
|Leo||Male||Leon||Lion, short for Leon|
|Leon||Male||Leo||68||The meaning of the name: Leon is a Greek name and variant of Leo, which means âlionâ. The lion is a central figure in the art and religious cultures in many places, usually symbolising kingliness, grandeur and courage.
|Leonard||Male||Len, Lenny, Leo||Brave lion|
|Lewis||Male||Louis, Lou||Fame warrior|
|Liadan||Female||The meaning of the name: Irish name derived from the word liath âgreyâ hence its meaning âgrey ladyâ. In legend this is the name of a poetess.
|Liam||Male||24||The meaning of the name: Liam is the short form of Uilliam (derived from old Germanic William), which means âwill-helmetâ or âprotectionâ.
|Liban||Female||Liobhan||Beauty of women|
|Lily||Female||91||The meaning of the name: Lily is a Latin girlâs name and the name of a flower. The lily flower is a symbol of innocence, purity and beauty. Other forms of the name include Lila, LeeLee, Liliana, Lilianne and Lilia. Lily was the fifth most popular name in Ireland in 2011.
|Linda||Female||Lynda, Lindy, Lynn||Pretty|
|Lisa||Female||Liza||55||Short form of Elisabeth|
|Loinnir||Female||Brightness and radiance|
|Lorcan||Male||93||The meaning of the name: Lorcan is derived from the Old Irish name LorccÃ¡n, which is composed of the Gaelic word lorcc âfierceâ and means âlittle fierce oneâ.
|Lorna||Female||100||Invented by the novelist Blackmore for his heroine Lorna Doone|
|Louie||Male||Lewis, Louis, Luis||Diminutive of Lewis, Louis|
|Louis||Male||Luis, Lewis, Louie||Famous warrior|
|Louise||Female||Lou||50||Female version of Louis|
|Luan||Male||The meaning of the name: Luan is an Old Irish Gaelic name meaning âwarriorâ, âstrongâ and âwarlikeâ.
|Lucas||Male||Lucius, Luca||From Luciana in Greece|
|Lucy||Female||Luiseach||35||The meaning of the name: Lucy is a Latin name meaning âlightâ, the feminine form of Lucius and the vernacular form of Lucia. Lucy has over 20 variant forms including Lou, Luella, Lucianna, Lucille, Lucinda and Lucita. The name ranked #7 in Ireland 2011.|
|Luke||Male||9||The meaning of the name: Luke is a Greek name, derived from Lucanus. It is also the name of a region in Southern Italy. In the Bible, Luke, who wrote one of the four gospels, was called the âbeloved physicianâ and is the patron saint of doctors and artists. Lucas, Lukas, Lucius and Lucian are all variants of the name.
|Macdara||Male||Son of Daire|
|Mackenzie||Male||Son of Coinneach|
|Maeve||Female||Medbh, Meabh||70||The meaning of the name: Variant form of Meadhbh, meaning intoxicating. In Irish mythology, this is the name of the powerful feminist warrior queen of Connacht, wife of Ailill. Can also be spelled Maeve.|
|Maire||Female||Moira, Maura||The meaning of the name: Irish form of Greek name Maria, meaning âobstinacy, rebelliousnessâ or âtheir rebellionâ.
|Mairtin||Male||Martan||Belonging to Mars|
|Malachi||Male||Malachy||Servant of Saint Seachnall|
|Malcom||Male||Disciple of Saint Columba|
|Malise||Male||Maoiliosa||Servant of Jesus|
|Maoliosa||Female||Melissa||Servant of Jesus|
|Marcas||Male||The meaning of the name: Marcas is an Irish Gaelic version of Marcus, and means âdefenseâ or âof the seaâ.
|Marcus||Male||Mark||From Mars, the Roman god|
|Margaret||Female||Marge, Peggy, Peg||95||Pearl|
|Maria||Female||May, Maria, Marie||58||Spanish and Italian version of Mary|
|Mark||Male||Marc||16||The meaning of the name: Mark is a boyâs name of Latin origin which means âdedicated to Marsâ. In the Bible, Mark was one of the four writers of the Gospel account of Jesusâ life. The French form of the name is Marc, Marco/Marques the Spanish and Markos the Slavic.
|Martin||Male||MÃ¡rtan||70||The meaning of the name: MÃ¡rtan is the Irish Gaelic form of the Latin name Martinus, which means âof/like Marsâ.
|Mary||Female||May, Maria, Marie||37||Many possible meanings though ‘desired child’ is a favourite|
|Matthew||Male||Matt, Mat||22||The meaning of the name: Matthew is a boyâs name of Hebew origin which means âgift of Godâ. Matthew was one of the twelves apostles in the Bible and he wrote the first Gospel, an account of Jesusâ life. The Spanish form of the name is Mateo, the Portuguese is Mateus and the French is Matthieu. Matt is a popular abbreviation of the name.
|Maureen||Female||Mairin||Pet form of Maire|
|Maurice||Male||Morris, Moss, Mossie||Dark skinned|
|Max||Male||Maximilian, Maxime||The meaning of the name: Max is a boyâs name, short form of French Maximilian, Maximo, Maxwell and Maxime. The name means âgreatestâ.
|Maxime||Male||Maximilian, Max||the Greatest|
|McKenna||Female||Hebrew derived from Michaela|
|Megan||Female||Meg||10||The meaning of the name: Irish variant of Megan, which is derived from the Greek name Margaret. Means pearl.
|Mia||Female||72||The meaning of the name: Mia is of Israeli, Latin and Scandinavian origin. In Israeli, Mia is the feminine short form of Michael and in Latin/Scandinavian it is the short form of Maria, which means âstar of the seaâ.
|Michael||Male||Micheal, Mike, Mick||10||The meaning of the name: Michael is a Hebrew name meaning âwho resembles Godâ. In the bible, Michael is the archangel who defeats the dragon. Many saints and kings have had the name Michael. Miguel is the Spanish form, Michel the French and MÃcheal the Irish. Mick is a popular abbreviation.
|Michaela||Female||Mica||70||Female version of Michael|
|Michelle||Female||Michele, Shelly||62||Female version of Michel|
|Molly||Female||Moll||31||Pet form of Mary|
|Muireann||Female||Muirinn||The meaning of the name: Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements muir âseaâ and fionn âfair, whiteâ hence its meaning âsea-fairâ. In mythology, Muireann was the mother of Fionn Mac Cumhaill.
|Muirgheal||Female||Muirgel||Bright as the sea|
|Muirin||Female||Born of the sea|
|Muiris||Male||The meaning of the name: The Irish form of Roman Latin name Maurice which means âdark-skinnedâ.
|Munro||Male||The meaning of the name: Munro is an Irish surname transferred to forename use derived from Monadh Roe (Mount Roe) meaning âfrom the mount on the river Roeâ. It is most often associated with the Clan Munro; an Irish family who settled in Scotland in the 11th century and fought as mercenary soldiers, defeating Viking invaders. The name can also be spelled Munroe.
|Murphy||Male||Hound of the sea|
|Naoise||Male||The meaning of the name: In Irish mythology, Naoise was the name of the warrior nephew of King Conchobar, who was the beloved of Deirdre. The name is of unknown meaning. While it is technically a boyâs name, it is as popular for girls in recent times.
|Nathan||Male||32||The meaning of the name: Nathan is a boyâs name of Hebrew origin meaning âGod is givenâ. Nathan was Godâs prophet during the reigns of David and Solomon.
|Nathaniel||Male||Nathan, Nat||Gift of God|
|Neil||Male||Variant of Niall|
|Nelda||Female||Neila||Modern feminine forms of the name Neil|
|Nessa||Female||Neas, Ness||Not gentle|
|Nevan||Male||Naomhan||Saint, holy one|
|Nevin||Male||The meaning of the name: Nevin is an Irish surname transferred to forename use. It comes from the Gaelic CnÃ¡mhÃn, nickname for a skinny man, and from NaomhÃ¡n, meaning âlittle saintâ.
|Niall||Male||41||The meaning of the name: Niall is an Old Gaelic name derived from the old Irish Niul, which means champion. In Irish history, two High Kings were named Niall; Niall of the Nine Hostages and Niall Caille mac Ãeda.
|Niamh||Female||6||The meaning of the name: Irish Gaelic myth name of the daughter of a sea god, meaning âbeauty, brightnessâ.
|Nicholas||Male||Nick||The meaning of the name: NioclÃ¡s is the Irish form of Latin Nicolaus which means âvictor of the peopleâ.
|Nicole||Female||Nic||21||Female form of Nicholas|
|Noah||Male||The meaning of the name: Noah is a Hebrew name meaning âpeacefulâ. The name is also considered to mean âlong-livedâ, âcomforterâ or âwandererâ. In the Bible, Noah is the survivor of the Great Flood who drifted in the ark for 40 days of rain; according to the Bible, the worldâs population stems from Noahâs three sons.
|Nolan||Male||The meaning of the name: Nolan is an Irish surname which has become a popular forename. The name comes from Ã NuallÃ¡in and means âlittle championâ or âlittle chariot fighterâ.
|Oisin||Male||Ossian, Oissine||23||The meaning of the name: OisÃn is an Irish name composed of the word os, which means deer, giving it its meaning âlittle deerâ. In mythology, OisÃn was the warrior son of Fionn Mac Cumhail.
|Oliver||Male||Olivier||The meaning of the name: Oliver is a boyâs name of Latin origin which means âolive treeâ. Oliver is the name of one of Charlemagneâs knights in the 12th-century poem âChanson de Rolandâ. In the Bible, the olive tree is a symbol of fruitfulness, beauty and dignity. It is also a peace offering symbol.
|Olivia||Female||Olive, Livia, Libby||61||Female version of Oliver|
|Oran||Male||Odhran, OdhrÃ¡n||96||Dun coloured, otter|
|Orinthia||Female||Name invented by George Bernard Shaw for his 1929 play the Apple Cart|
|Orla||Female||Orlaith||38||Anglicised version of Orlaith|
|Orlaith||Female||Orla||The meaning of the name: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Ãrfhlaith, meaning âgold-princessâ
|Orlando||Male||Italian version of Roland|
|Oscar||Male||The meaning of the name: Oscar is a Irish Gaelic form of the Scottish name Osgar. Oscar is from the words âos caraâ which means âdeer-loverâ or âfriend of the deerâ. Oscar Wilde is a famous Irish playwright.
|Padraig||Male||79||The meaning of the name: PÃ¡draig, is a modern Irish version of the Old Gaelic Patraicc which means âpatrician, of noble descentâ. Itâs pet forms include PaidÃ (Paddy) and PÃ¡idÃn.
|Pascal||Male||Relating to Easter|
|Patrick||Male||Paddy, Pat, Patsy||17||Nobleman|
|Philip||Male||Phil, Pip||97||Friend of horses|
|Pierce||Male||Piers||The meaning of the name: Piaras is an Irish name derived from the Greek name Petros. It means ârock, stoneâ. Its Anglicisation is Pierce.
|Pollyanna||Female||Polly||Bitter sea, grace|
|Posy||Female||He will add|
|Quinlan||Male||The meaning of the name: Quinlan is a traditional Irish surname that has lately become a popular forename. It is derived from Ã CaoindealbhÃ¡n and means âlittle fair-formed oneâ.
|Quinn||Male||The meaning of the name: Quinn is an Irish surname which has become a popular unisex forename. It is an Anglicised version of Ã Coinn and means âchiefâ.
|Rachael||Female||Raquel||79||Variant of Rachel|
|Radha||Female||Vision or red|
|Reagan||Male||The meaning of the name: Reagan is an Irish surname which has become a popular unisex forename. The name is an anglicised form of Ã RiagÃ¡in and means âfurious, impulsiveâ.
|Rebecca||Female||Becky, Becca||14||Meaning unknown|
|Regan||Female||Rigan||The king’s child|
|Reuben||Male||Rube||Behold a son|
|Richard||Male||Rick, Ricky, Dick||75||Brave power|
|Roban||Male||The meaning of the name: Roban is the pet form of Irish Gaelic name RoibÃ©ard which means âbright fameâ.
|Robert||Male||Rob, Robbie, Bob||33||The meaning of the name: RoibÃ©ard is the Irish Gaelic form of Norman French name Robert, which means âfame, brillianceâ.
|Robin||Male||Pet form of Robert|
|Robyn||Female||51||Female version of Robin|
|Roderick||Male||Rod, Roddy||Famous power|
|Roisin||Female||Rose||25||The meaning of the name: Diminutive form of Irish RÃ³is, which means rose, hence RÃ³isÃn is considered to be a âlittle roseâ.
|Romeo||Male||Pilgrim to Rome|
|Ronald||Male||Ron, Ronnie||Scottish form of Reginald|
|Ronan||Male||50||The meaning of the name: RÃ³nÃ¡n is an Irish Gaelic name composed of the word rÃ³n which means âsealâ, giving it its meaning âlittle sealâ.
|Rory||Male||Ruaidhri, Ruari||61||Red king, Great king|
|Rowan||Male||Roan||The meaning of the name: Rowan is an Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use. It comes from the Gaelic RuadhÃ¡n, meaning âlittle red oneâ.
|Ruadh||Male||The meaning of the name: Ruadh is derived from the Gaelic word ruadh which means âredâ. RuadhÃ¡n is an alternative version which means âlittle redâ.
|Rudolf||Male||Rudolph, Rudy||Famous wolf|
|Rupert||Male||Form of Robert|
|Ryan||Male||Riain, Rian||18||The meaning of the name: Ryan is an Irish surname transferred to forename use. It comes from Ã Riain and means little King. RÃan is a more Gaelic version of the name and has the same meaning.
|Sadbh||Female||Sive, Sadhbh||The meaning of the name: The Irish name Sadhbh means âsweet, lovely ladyâ. Sive, the nameâs English spelling, is the name of a play by John B. Keane based on the character of the same name.
|Sam||Male||89||Short form of Samuel|
|Samuel||Male||Sam||49||The meaning of the name: Samuel is a boyâs name of Hebrew origin meaning âGod heardâ or âGodâs heart/nameâ. In the Bible, Samuel is the prophet and judge who anointed Saul and David as kings of Israel.
|Saoirse||Female||28||The meaning of the name: Saoirse is a very patriotic Irish name, meaning âfreedomâ. The name became very popular in the 1920s, at the time of the struggle for Irish independence.
|Sara||Female||Sarah||84||Variant of Sarah|
|Sarah||Female||Sara||1||The meaning of the name: Sarah is a girlâs name of Hebrew origin meaning âprincessâ. In the Bible, Sarah was an beautiful and adventurous nomad with her husband Abraham. The name has over 50 variant forms including Sadie, Sally, Sara, Soraya and Zara. The name is very popular world-wide since the 16th century and was #6 in Ireland 2011.
|Scoithniamh||Female||Scothniam||Shining, radiant blossom|
|Scott||Male||66||From a surname|
|Seachlainn||Male||The meaning of the name: Seachlainn is an Irish Gaelic form of the Roman Latin name Secundinus which means âsecondâ. Seachnall is another form of the name and has the same meaning.
|Seamus||Male||The meaning of the name: SÃ©amus, or SÃ©amas, is an Irish Gaelic name meaning âsupplanterâ.
|Sean||Male||Shaun||2||The meaning of the name: SÃ©an is a very popular boys name in Ireland; it ranked number 3 for boys in 2011. It is the Irish Gaelic form of French Jean and English John and means âGod is graciousâ.
|Seoirse||Male||The meaning of the name: Seoirse is the Irish version of the Greek name Georgios and means âearth-worker, farmerâ.
|Shane||Male||13||Anglicised form of Sean|
|Shannon||Female||Shannen||29||From the Irish river|
|Shaun||Male||Sean||98||Variant of Sean|
|Shauna||Female||17||Female version of Shaun|
|Sheenagh||Female||Sheena||God is gracious|
|Sheldon||Male||From a surname|
|Sheridan||Male||The meaning of the name: Sheridan is an Irish surname transferred to forename use, from Ã Sirideain. It means âsearcherâ.
|Sibeal||Female||Sybil||The meaning of the name: The baby girl name SibÃ©al is of Old Greek origin but is mainly used in the Irish and English languages. It is a variant of Isabel and Sybil and means âGod is my oathâ.
|Sidney||Male||Sid||From a surname|
|Sile||Female||Sheila||The meaning of the name: SÃle is the Irish form of the Latin name Caecilia, which means blind. SÃle is also the Irish version of Sheila and Cecilia. The name is also related to the Indian name Sheela, which is rooted in the Sanskrit meaning for âgood characterâ.
|Sinead||Female||33||The meaning of the name: SinÃ©ad is the Irish Gaelic form of the French name Jeanette, which means âGod is graciousâ. SinÃ©ad is also a form of Janet, Jennifer and Jane and is a very popular name for girls in Ireland.
|Siobhan||Female||65||Irish version of Joan|
|Sophie||Female||Sophy, Sofia||16||The meaning of the name: Sophie is a Greek name meaning âwisdomâ. The name has many variations including Sofia, Ephie and Sokie. Sophie is an extremely popular girlâs name worldwide, and it ranked #2 in Ireland in 2011.
|Sorcha||Female||The meaning of the name: Sorcha is a popular name in Ireland and Scotland meaning âradiantâ, âbrightâ or âshiningâ.
Pronunciation: Sorcha is often pronounced as Sor-sha in the UK but its correct pronunciation is Sor-uh-ka
|Spencer||Male||Spence||From a surname|
|Stephanie||Female||Stefanie||91||Female version of Stephen|
|Stephen||Male||Steven||26||The meaning of the name: StiofÃ¡n is the Irish Gaelic form of Latin Stephanus, meaning âcrownâ.
Pronunciation: Sty-uff âawn
|Stewart||Male||Keeper of the estate|
|Stuart||Male||French form of Stewart|
|Tadhg||Male||Tadhgh||88||The meaning of the name: Tadhg is an Irish/Scottish Gaelic name meaning âpoetâ.
|Tara||Female||32||Place name of the seat of the High Kings of Ireland|
|Taryn||Female||Variant of Tara|
|Ted||Male||Teddie, Teddy||Guardian of wealth|
|Teddy||Male||Ted, Teddie||Guardan of wealth|
|Terence||Male||Terry||From a Roman family name|
|Theo||Male||Theodore||Diminutive of Theodore, God’s present|
|Thomas||Male||Tom||14||The meaning of the name: TomÃ¡s is an Irish Gaelic version of the Greek name Thomas, which means twin.
|Tiernan||Male||Lord of the manner|
|Tobias||Male||Toby||Jehova is good|
|Toby||Male||Tobias, Toby, Tobbie||God is good, diminutive of Tobias|
|Todd||Male||From a surname|
|Tom||Male||94||Short form of Thomas|
|Tony||Male||Short form of Anthony|
|Treasa||Female||Treise||The meaning of the name: TrÃ©asa is from the Irish Gaelic name ToirÃ©asa, meaning âharvesterâ. In modern times it in considered the Irish translation of Tracy and Theresa.
|Troy||Male||From a surname|
|Tuathla||Female||Tuathflaith||Princess of the people|
|Tuileach||Female||Tailech||Having a prominent forehead|
|Tuilelaith||Female||Tallula||Lady of abundance|
|Tyrone||Male||From the Irish county|
|Ulick||Male||Uilleac, Uilleag||Spirit play|
|Ulysses||Male||Latin form of Odysseus|
|Una||Female||Agnes, Winifred||The meaning of the name: Ãna is an Irish name of Latin origin meaning âone.â The name is also derived from the Gaelic word Ãna which means âhungerâor âlambâ. In Irish legend, Ãna was the name of the poet TomÃ¡s Costelloâs sweetheart who died after her parents refused to let her see him. In Edmund Spenserâs 16th century poem âThe Faerie Queenâ, the heroine is called Una.
|Usna||Male||Temple of the head|
|Uta||Female||Fortunate maid of battle|
|Vanessa||Female||Name invented by Irish satirist Jonathan Swift in honor of Esther Vanhomrigh|
|Venetia||Female||Woman of venice|
|Vevila||Female||Woman with a melodious voice|
|Victoria, Vicky||Female||Vicky, Tory, Tori||100||Victory|
|Vincent||Male||Vince, Vinny||To conquer|
|Virgil||Male||The Roman poet|
|Vladimir||Male||Vlad||To rule with greatness|
|Walter||Male||Walt||Ruler of the army|
|Warren||Male||From a surname|
|Wiley||Male||The meaning of the name: Wiley is a variant spelling of the Irish/Scottish name Wylie, which means âwill-helmetâ.
|William||Male||Will, Bill||52||Strong helmet|
|Winston||Male||From a surname|
|Xavier||Male||Zavier, Javier||From a Basque placename|
|Yuri||Male||Russian form of George|
|Yves||Male||French form of Evan|
|Zachary||Male||Zacharius, Zac, Zach||God remembers|
|Zack||Male||Zachary, Zac||Short form of Zacharius|
|Zander||Male||Short form of Alexander|
|Zandra||Female||Short form of Alexandra|
|Zavier||Male||Xavier, Javier||Variant of Xavier|
|Zebedee||Female||Jehova has given|
|Zeke||Male||Short form of Ezekiel|
|Zelda||Female||Short form of Griselda|