The Most Popular Irish First Names

In the list we have sorted Irish first names by popularity, along with their genders and meanings. By clicking on the highlighted names you can see additional information about the name, including the name's origin, religion, similar names and also celebrities with the same name.

Ranking Name Gender Meaning
1 John Boy Yahweh is gracious
2 Michael Boy who is like God?
3 Mary Girl sea of bitterness
4 Patrick Boy Nobleman
5 Thomas Boy twin
6 James Boy he who supplants
7 Margaret Girl pearl
8 David Boy beloved
9 Joseph Boy he will add
10 Paul Boy small
11 Sean Boy God is gracious
12 William Boy will helmet, protection
13 Ann Girl He (God) has favored me
14 Martin Boy Servant Of Mars, God Of War
15 Kathleen Girl pure
16 Peter Boy stone
17 Anne Girl Gracious, Merciful
18 Catherine Girl pure
19 Gerard Boy Brave Spearman
20 Brian Boy hill
21 Elizabeth Girl my God is an oath
22 Patricia Girl Noble
23 Kevin Boy handsome beloved
24 Brendan Boy prince
25 Noel Boy Christmas
26 Liam Boy will helmet, protection
27 Eileen Girl hazelnut
28 Marie Girl star of the sea
29 Anthony Boy -
30 Richard Boy brave ruler
31 Denis Boy -
32 Robert Boy bright fame
33 Frank Boy Free Or From France
34 Seamus Boy A supplant
35 Bridget Girl exalted one
36 Daniel Boy God is my judge
37 Stephen Boy crown, wreath
38 Edward Boy wealthy guard
39 Helen Girl torch
40 Mark Boy Warlike
41 Teresa Girl late summer
42 Donal Boy world mighty; brown-haired fighter
43 Alan Boy little rock
44 Tony Boy Priceless one
45 Sarah Girl lady, princess, noblewoman
46 Joan Girl God is gracious
47 Timothy Boy honouring God
48 Geraldine Girl spear ruler
49 Maureen Girl star of the sea
50 Caroline Girl free man
51 Andrew Boy manly, masculine
52 Deirdre Girl daughter
53 Declan Boy One who prays and full of goodness
54 Susan Girl lily
55 Michelle Girl who resembles God
56 Bernadette Girl strong, brave bear
57 Philip Boy friend of horses
58 Fiona Girl fair or pale
59 Carmel Girl garden, orchard
60 Angela Girl messenger; messenger of God
61 Maria Girl star of the sea
62 Anna Girl He (God) has favored me
63 Karen Girl pure
64 Conor Boy hound-lover
65 Dermot Boy free man
66 Nora Girl honor
67 Sheila Girl blind
68 Claire Girl bright, famous
69 Sinead Girl God is gracious
70 Pauline Girl small
71 Vincent Boy prevailing
72 Christopher Boy bearing Christ
73 Niall Boy champion
74 Kieran Boy black
75 Sharon Girl a fertile plain
76 Gerry Boy It means similar masculine form of Gerald
77 Siobhan Girl God is gracious
78 Bernard Boy strong, brave bear
79 Aidan Boy fire
80 Lisa Girl God's promise
81 Francis Boy frenchman; free man
82 Breda Girl Bride; the female on her wedding day
83 Linda Girl flexible, soft, mild
84 Eamonn Boy wealthy protector
85 Raymond Boy protecting hands
86 Sandra Girl Defender Of The People
87 Barry Boy fair-haired
88 Josephine Girl Jehovah increases
89 Maura Girl star of the sea
90 Louise Girl famous warrior
91 George Boy Farmer
92 Colm Boy -
93 Elaine Girl sun ray or shining light
94 Martina Girl dedicated to Mars
95 Frances Girl from France
96 Derek Boy power of the tribe
97 Rose Girl rose
98 Eugene Boy well-born, noble
99 Niamh Girl bright
100 Matthew Boy gift of Yahweh

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