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Page 1/18. Irish names are appealing to parents nowadays, though pronunciations can be tricky. 357 Irish names of Irish origin for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Irish names for girls.

Adam .. The name was borne by a seventh-century Irish abbot of Fermo in Italy ..
[Ad, Adamo, Adams, Adan, Adao, .. 19 more]

Aed Traditonal form of the Irish name Aodh.

Aengus .. Irish Gaelic form of Angus.

Aidan .. Saint Aidan (Ireland, seventh century) established the monastery of Lindisfarne, one of the great centers of learning of its time ..
[Aedan, Aidano, Aiden, Aidyn, Aydan, .. 6 more]

Aimon .. Also possibly a phonetic variant of the Irish Eamon, which is a variant of Edmund.
[Aimond, Aimone, Aymon, Haimon, Heman]

Alva .. "White."
[Alba, Alvah]

Aneirin .. Possibly (Irish, Gaelic) "noble, modest" ..
[Aneurin, Nye]

Aneislis .. "Careful, thoughtful."
[Standish, Stanislas]

Aodh .. "Fire."

Ardal .. "High or bear-like valor."

Art Irish mythology: Art Oenfer ("Art the lonely") was a son of Conn Cetchathach ("Conn of the Hundred Battles"), who overcame dangers and difficulties to win his bride, Delbchaem ..

Arthur .. King Arthur of Britain (sixth century) and his Round Table of knights have become legendary figures ..
[Aart, Arrt, Art, Artair, Arte, .. 12 more]

Athol .. (Gaelic) "New Ireland." ..

Bainbridge .. "Pale bridge."
[Bain, Banebridge, Baynbridge, Bayne, Baynebridge]

Baird .. "Poet, one who sings ballads."
[Bar, Bard, Barde, Barr, Bayerd, .. 1 more]

Banning .. "Small fair one; son of the fair one."

Bard .. "Minstrel, singer-poet."
[Baird, Bar, Barde, Barden, Bardo, .. 2 more]

Barry .. "Fair-haired." Anglicized form of the Irish Gaelic name Barra, from Bairre (Old Irish), a short form of "fionnbharr", meaning "fair-haired" (see Finbar) .. Also possibly from Bearach (Irish, Gaelic) "spear; sharp, pointed" .. Saint Bairre (seventh century) founded a monastery that became the city of Cork in Ireland ..
[Bari, Barree, Barrey, Barrie, Barrington, .. 4 more]

Beagan .. "Small one."
[Beagen, Beagin, Beegan, Beegin]

Bearach .. "Spear."

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Irish names: Adam, Aidan, Alva, Art, Arthur, Barry

Adam, Alva, Art, Arthur and Barry are commonly used names, while Aed, Aengus, Aidan, Aimon, Aneirin, Aneislis, Aodh, Ardal, Athol, Bainbridge, Baird, Banning, Bard, Beagan and Bearach are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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