Irish names have a wonderful mix of warmth, mystery, and history to them. At the end of this post I’ll include a video of some of my favorite Irish names. But who can limit themselves to just 20 Irish names? Not this lady. Here are even more Irish names that I enjoy!
(Enya, Eitna) Pronounced: EN-ya
A “kernal” or a “seed”
This name may remind you of the singer, Enya.
Mean “cause of great joy” and “intoxicating”
Maeve Binchy wrote “Circle of Friends” and many other great stories.
“Freedom” & “Liberty” – quite a strong meaning
The name of the lovely young actress, Saorise Ronan.
(Shavon, Chevonne) Pronounced: shi-VAWN
“God is gracious”
I’ve actually met quite a few women named Siobhan here in the U.S.
(Malaki) Pronounced: Mal-e-kie. Alternative Pronunciation: Mal-a-khi
* Hebrew in orgin
“Angel” or “Messenger of God”
Name used in “Children of the Corn”
(Riley) Pronounced: Rye-lee
Possibly meaning “courageous”
A surname and unisex name.
The Irish form of the name James, meaning ‘suplanter”
A strong Irish name.
(Shawn, Shaun) Pronounced: Shawn
The Irish form of the name John, meaning “God is gracious”
Sean is my the name of my younger brother. It was my father’s favorite name growing up.
You can hear me chat about my favorite Irish names here:
Éirinn go Brách