Our favourite Irish baby names for the week that's in it 1 week ago

Our favourite Irish baby names for the week that's in it

Looking for a stunning Irish baby name?

Step right this way.

We have rounded up 10 Irish baby names that are all sorts of lovely.

And if your baby is due around St. Patrick's Day, I mean; how can you not opt for an Irish moniker?

1. Éatan

(boys)

The Irish version of Ethan.

2. Almaith

(girls or boys)

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An early Irish name, used for both boys and girls, meaning ‘all good’.

3. Siún

(girls)

A variant of Siobhan thought to mean "God is gracious", or (according to some sources) "peace".

4. Cadhla

(girls or boys)

Cadhla is a unisex name, used as a boy name and a girl name, and the meaning is thought to be "beautiful; handsome."

5. Éanna

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(boys)

Eanna means ‘birdlike’ and is a variant of the name Enda. It was a prestigious name given to kings, heroes and even a saint.

6. Mealla

(girls)

Mealla actually means ‘lightning’, and was the regular choice of several holy women of Ireland. It has been suggested that because of its similarity to the Nordic name Mella, it first made its way to Ireland with the Vikings in the 9th and 10th centuries.

7. Oengus 

(boys)

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The Irish form of the Scottish name Aengus, and thought to mean "choice" or "the one."

8. Étaín

(girls)

In Irish mythology, she was a sun and horse goddess who was the lover of Midi.

9. Segan

(boys)

Origin and meaning of name unknown.

10. Síohmha

(girls)

From 'Síth-maith' meaning 'good peace'.