What would you like to know?
Share this Story

Lucky Irish baby names

Kim Grundy is a mom, writer, expert laundry folder and sandwich maker, not necessarily in that order. Raised in Oklahoma, she is now a West Coast gal and lives in California with her husband and two sons, along with one dog, two fish (oo...

Irish baby girl and baby boy names

Irish baby names are not only unique and cool, but are also considered to have the "Luck of the Irish!"

We have rounded up lucky baby names, Irish names with great meanings and the top Irish baby names in Ireland.

Irish baby names are not only unique, but have a wonderful melodic sound to them -- which is one reason they are so popular with American parents. If you are looking for a name that has the "Luck of the Irish," check out these wonderful options.

Lucky baby names

If you are looking for a lucky Irish baby name, why not name your baby girl the name Ireland, after the birthplace of the mythical leprechaun? Clover is another delightful name for a baby girl, after the lucky four leaf clover. Patrick is a great Irish name for a baby boy, after the March holiday St Patrick's Day. Check our more lucky baby names below:

  • March
  • Irish
  • Gold
  • Clover
  • Rainbow
  • Charm
  • Lucky
  • Green
  • Sage
  • Emerald

Irish baby names with great meanings

Many parents love the sound of Irish names, but also the wonderful meaning. Check out some of our top picks of Irish baby names with great meanings.

Boy Irish names

  • Aiden: Fiery
  • Brenden: Little Raven
  • Clancy: Red headed
  • Cleary: Learned
  • Finn: Red haired son
  • Hoyt: Mind, spirit
  • Fagan: Little fiery one
  • Kane: Tribute
  • Quinlan: Strong
  • Rian:  Little King

Check out more Irish boy names here >>

Girl Irish names

  • Ashlyn: Vision, dream
  • Cassidy: Clever
  • Deirdre: Wanderer
  • Lana: Wise leader's daughter
  • Muriel: Shining Sea
  • Myrna: Beloved
  • Glenna: Valley
  • Tullia: Quiet and peaceful
  • Lana: Peaceful, attractive
  • Oriana: Golden
  • Riona:  Saint

Check out more Irish girl names here >>

Popular Irish baby names

Irish baby names are a huge trend in the U.S.! Check out some of the most popular Irish baby names that are at the top of the baby name lists.

Top boy Irish names

According to the Central Statistics Office in Ireland, the most popular names in Ireland for baby boys are Jack, Sean, Daniel, Conor, James and Ryan. Check out some of the most popular Irish names here in the U.S.

  • Logan
  • Colin
  • Tristan
  • Brayden
  • Owen
  • Connor
  • Austin
  • Logan
  • Keegan
  • Griffin
  • Dorian
  • Declan
  • Quinn

Top girl Irish baby names

The most popular girl names in Ireland are Sophie, Ava, Emma, Sarah, Grace and Emily. Check out some of the most popular Irish girl names here in the U.S.

  • Kayla
  • Makayla
  • Regan
  • Delaney
  • Mckenna
  • Ashlyn
  • Claire
  • Kiara
  • Alana
  • Kira
  • Fiona
  • Shayla

Unique Irish names

If you are looking for an Irish name that is more unique, we have rounded up these great names that are more popular in Ireland, but sound exotic to us here in the U.S.

Unusual Irish boy names

  • Cian (pronounced KEE_an)
  • Seamus (pronounced SHAY-mus)
  • Oisin (pronounced Uh-sheen)
  • Eoin (pronounced O-in)
  • Cillian

Unusual Irish girl names

  • Aoife (pronounced EE-fa)
  • Ruby
  • Lily
  • Ciara (pronounced KEE-ar-a)
  • Caoimhe (pronounced KEE-va)
  • Niamh (pronounced NEE-av)
  • Maeve (pronounced Mayv)

More baby names

Irish baby names: The hottest name trend
St. Patrick's Day inspired baby names
Exotic baby names and meanings

Recommended for You
Comments
Hot
New in Parenting
Close

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!