Irish Girls Names

List of Irish Girls Names 2019 Famous Names

List of Irish Girls Names 2019 Famous Names

Rank Name Gaelic Equivalent Meaning / Origin
1 Chloe Meaning ‘green shoot’ in Greek
2 Aoife Aoife Gaelic form of the name Eve. Aoife was a daughter of King Dermot of Leinster who married the Norman invader Strongbow.
3 Sarah Sorcha, Sive, Saraid s: ‘princess’
4 Ciara Saint Ciara Saint, Tipperary, 679 a.d.
5 Niamh Gaelic: ‘bright’, Princess of the land of Promise who left with Ossian for the Otherworld
6 Emma Germanic: ‘universal’
7 Rachel Ráichéal Hebrew: ‘ewe’
8 Rebecca Hebrew
9 Lauren A feminine form of Laurence, from ‘Laurentius’ meaning ‘laurel’
10 Megan Welsh origin: strong
11 Amy From French name Amée meaning ‘beloved’
12 Laura Latin: ‘laurel’
13 Katie Catraoine Greek. Catherine and Kate are variants.
14 Emily Eimile Feminine form of Roman name Aemilius
15 Shauna Sháuna Feminine form of Sean/Shaun
16 Nicole Feminine form of Nicholas, Nicola is variant
17 Roisin Róisín Gaelic: Rose, Rosaleen is a variant
18 Sophie Greek: ‘wisdom’, Sophia is variant
19 Kate Catraoine Greek. Catherine and Katie are variants.
20 Shannon Placename – the longest river in Ireland
21 Hannah Greek: ‘he has favoured me’. A form of Anne. Johanna and Nora are variants
22 Caoimhe Gentle, graceful, beauty
23 Jessica
24 Ellen
25 Aisling Dream, vision
26 Sinead Sinéad Gaelic form of Jane which is a feminine form of John.
27 Leah
28 Anna Greek: ‘he has favoured me’. A form of Anne. Johanna and Nora are variants
29 Tara Teamhair Placename: the seat of the High Kings of Ireland
30 Grace Gráinne Gaelic: ‘grain goddess’, from Gráinne, Grania was Finn MacCools betrothed who elooed with Dermot. Grace O’Malley was an Irish warrior princess.
31 Saoirse Gaelic: Freedom
32 Áine Gaelic: ‘joy’/’praise’. Often used for Anne. Áine was the queen of the South Munster Fairies.
33 Jennifer Cornish version of Guinevere menaing ‘white wave’. Guinevere was King Arthur’s wife.
34 Jade
35 Eimear Eimhear Emer was the wife of legendary Gaelic hero Cuchulainn.
36 Orla Orfhlaith Gaelic: ‘golden lady’. Orlagh and Aurnia are variants.
37 Mary Máire Hebrew: Miriam, Greek: Mariam, Latin: Maria. Maire, Marion, Marian, Molly, Mollie, Moira and Maura are among the variants.
38 Clodagh Placename: a County Tipperary river
39 Claire Clár Latin; ‘bright’, Saint Clare of Assissi 1253 ad. Clare is a variant.
40 Michelle French feminine form of the name Michael. Michele and Michaela are variants.
41 Caitlin Caitlín Gaelic form of Catherine, Katelyn is a variant
42 Olivia Oilbhe/Ailbhe A form of the name Olive which is of Latin origin. Elva is a variant.
43 Lucy Feminine form of the Latin name Lucius.
44 Courtney
45 Louise Labhaoise Feminine form of the name Louis. Louisa is a variant.
46 Holly
47 Lisa From Elizabeth
48 Danielle Female form of Daniel
49 Grainne Gráinne Gaelic: ‘grain goddess’, Grania was Finn MacCool’s betrothed who elooped with Dermot. Grace is a variant. Grace O’Malley was an Irish warrior princess.
50 Kelly Ceallach Gaelic: ‘strife. Widespread Irish surname.
51 Catherine Greek. Kate and Katie are variants.
52 Leanne
53 Ruth Rút Biblical name
54 Chelsea
55 Kayleigh Ceilí Gaelic: party, celebration
56 Fiona Fíona Gaelic: ‘fionn’, meaning ‘fair’.
57 Elizabeth Eilís Hebrew: ‘my God is satisfaction’. Saint Elizabeth was mother of John the Baptist. Eliza, Liz, Elsie and Elsa are among the variants.
58 Alison Allsún From the name Alice
59 Michaela A feminine form of the name michael.
60 Ava
61 Eva Aoife Latin form of the name Eve. Aoife was a daughter of King Dermot of Leinster who married the Norman invader Strongbow.
62 Robyn
63 Emer Eimhear Emer was the wife of legendary Gaelic hero Cuchulainn.
64 Molly Maili/Maille/Mailsi A form of the name Mary.
65 Maeve Meadhbh Gaelic: ‘intoxicating one’. Maeve was a Queen of Connaught who invaded Ulster, defended by Cuchulainn.
66 Andrea Feminine form of Andrew.
67 Zoe
68 Aimee
69 Jane Sinéad Gaelic feminine form of John.
70 Lauryn
71 Maria Máire Hebrew: Miriam, Greek: Mariam, Latin: Maria. Mary, Maire, Marion, Marian, Molly, Mollie, Moira and Maura are among the variants.
72 Natasha Russian: ‘christmas’, a form of Natalie.
73 Rachael Ráichéal Hebrew
74 Nicola Feminine form of Nicholas, Nicole is variant
75 Sorcha Sorcha, Sive, Saraid Hebrew: ‘princess’
76 Ella
77 Siobhan Siobhán Gaelic form of Joan. Judith and Julia are variants.
78 Stephanie A female form of Stephen
79 Abbie Abaigeal From Abigail meaning ‘father rejoiced’
80 Alannah Aleanbh Gaelic ‘a leanbh’: ‘O child’. Alana is a variant
81 Erin Gaelic word for Ireland.
82 Katelyn Caitlín Gaelic form of Catherine, Caitlin is a variant
83 Victoria Victeoiria Latin: ‘victory’
8 Gemma Italian: ‘gem’. Saint Gemma Galgani 1903.
85 Melissa Greek: ‘bee’.
86 Eve Éabhla Hebrew: ‘lively’.
87 Allana Aleanbh Gaelic ‘a leanbh’: ‘O child’. Alana is a variant.
88 Alice Ailís Germanic ‘Adelaide’: ‘noble sort’.
89 Karen Danish form of Catherine
90 Clara
91 Alexandra Feminine form of Alexander, Greek: ‘helper of man’.
92 Isobel Isibéal French forms of Elizabeth. Isabel and Isabella are variants.
93 Abigail Abaigeal From Abigail meaning ‘father rejoiced’
94 Aishling Dream, vision
95 Lorna From the 1860 novel Lorna Doone.
96 Georgia Feminine form of George, Greek: ‘farmer’.
97 Jodie
98 Margaret Mairéad Greek: ‘pearl’, Saint Margaret 1093 ad. Peg, Peggy and Margot are variants.
99 Kathleen Caitlín Gaelic form of Catherine, Caitlin is a variant
100 Alanna Aleanbh Gaelic ‘a leanbh’: ‘O child’. Allana is a variant.