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05th Apr 2024

The most popular Irish name for baby boys has been revealed

Kat O'Connor

This is a traditional Irish choice if you’re expecting a son

If you’re expecting a baby in the coming months then there’s no doubt you’re looking for the perfect name for your newborn.

With so many options out there it can be hard to whittle down your list of favourites.

There are so many Irish baby names that we adore, but one is proving more popular than ever with new parents.

Irish parents are obsessed with the name Rian.

The baby boy’s name is growing in popularity and was recently crowned the top Irish boy’s name in 2023.

The name Rian has quite a sweet meaning which is why it’s proving so popular with new parents.

Rian is of Gaelic origin and means ‘king’.

According to The Bump, the name stands for power, confidence, and wisdom.

Following Rian, the top five Irish baby names were Oisín, Fionn, Tadhg and Liam.

What do you think of the name?



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