Monica Beyer is a mom of four and has been writing professionally since 2000, when her first book, Baby Talk, was published. Her main area of interest is attachment parenting and all that goes with it, including breastfeeding, co-sleepin...
Give the luck of the Irish to your baby: Beautiful Irish names for boys and girls
St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and if you’re due in the same time frame, it might be your lucky day. More and more parents-to-be are choosing Irish baby names because of their unique sounds and special meanings. But not to worry, all the good ones aren’t taken yet. There are still dozens of strong, sweet and striking Irish names to choose from.
Over the past decade, the "Irish invasion" has been holding strong. Some of the most popular Irish-inspired baby name picks have been locked in their top spots on baby name ranking sites for years. The ever-popular Liam has been ranked at number one for four years in a row, while Aidan, another popular Irish boy's name, has remained in the top 10.
But beyond the obvious favorites, you may be looking for a name with Irish origins that is a little bit off the beaten path. Many of these are the anglicized version of their harder-to-pronounce Irish versions or they otherwise stem from Irish roots. We think these names are awesome, though, and hope you do too.