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10 Gorgeous Irish Baby Boy Names

Looking for a name with a story to tell?

Irish names are fantastic for this with many dating back to Irish mythology. We have made a list of our favourite Irish baby boy names to help you feel inspired.

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Here are our top 10 gorgeous Irish baby boy names:

1. Cian
Meaning: Cian is a popular Irish male name. In Irish mythology, Cian was the son-in-law of Brian Boru, King of Munster who both were killed in the battle of Clontarf.

2. Cillian
Meaning: Cillian is an Irish classic for naming baby boys meaning “church”.

3. Darragh
Meaning: Darragh is an Irish name that can be used for a baby boy or girl meaning “oak” or “rascal” and is still a popular choice in Ireland. The name means “Dagda” known as the good god in Irish mythology.

4. Eóghan
Meaning: Eóghan is a lovely Irish boys name that means “born of the yew tree” which was taken from an old Irish word.

5. Fiachra
Meaning: Fiachra is a gorgeous Irish name for your little man meaning “raven”. Fiachra is well-known in Irish legends as one of the children of the Lir that was transformed into a swan.

6. Fionn
Meaning: Fionn is a traditional Irish boys name meaning “fair-headed”. In Irish mythology, Fionn gained wisdom from eating “salmon of knowledge” who later led the Irish Warrior band “the Fianna”.

7. Iarla
Meaning: Iarla is the Irish word for “earl”, an unusual male name and the Irish form of the name “Jarlath

8. Niall
Meaning: Niall is quite a popular Irish boys name meaning “passionate” and “champion”.

9. Ruairí
Meaning: Ruairí is a boys name with both Irish and Scottish origin, meaning “red king, great king”.

10. Tadhg
Meaning: Tadhg is another male name with both Irish and Scottish origin, meaning “poet” or “storyteller”.


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