Happy St Patrick's Day! Irish Name Ideas for Your Little One

Firstly, Happy St Patrick’s Day!

Secondly, are you struggling to find a baby name for your baby? Have you ever liked or thought you would like to name your baby a beautiful Irish name? Be that because you wish to pay homage to yours or your partners Irish heritage, or that you just want your new-born to have an unique Irish name.

Whatever your reason, take a look at our list of the best, most popular Irish baby names with their origin and meaning, and start making a shortlist of your favourites. One of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make as a new parent is choosing your baby’s name, so spend some time reading through and get that perfect name for your little one...


Ciara - meaning ‘dark beauty’. Ciara Princess Harris, known simply as Ciara, is an American singer, dancer, actress and model.

Elva - meaning ‘noble’. Also the name of a British sports car manufacturer.

Fiora - meaning ‘fair and pale’. Sometimes used as an alternative to Fiona.

Maeve - meaning ‘intoxicating’. Famous Maeves include Queen Maeve from Irish mythology, author Maeve Binchy and writer Maeve Brennan.

Nuala - meaning ‘white shoulder’. A popular name in Ireland, likely to follow the pattern of Irish names that have been emerging more in England.

Sloane - meaning ‘man of arms’. Usually associated with Sloane Square in London, after which the Sloane Rangers are named.


Brady - meaning ‘large-chested’.

Cian - meaning ‘ancient’. Father of Lug in Irish mythology.

Connell - meaning ‘high’ or ‘mighty’.

Eoin - meaning God Is Gracious.

Oisin - meaning ‘fawn’. The name of an ancient Irish poet.

Malachi - meaning ‘messenger of God’, the name of a Jewish prophet in the Bible.


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