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25 Top Irish Names for a Baby Boy - Articles Surfing
Would you like to give your baby boy a name reflective of your Irish roots? In this article, I've listed some of the most popular names for a boy in Ireland, according to the Central Statistics Office of Ireland. For each name appearing below, I have given the Gaelic spelling, the name's meaning, and, when applicable, the Anglo-Saxon version of the name.
Adhamh ' Gaelic for Adam; 'red earth, ruddy'
Aidan ' 'the little fiery one'
Ail'n ' Gaelic for Alan, Allen; 'noble'
Aindr'as ' Gaelic for Andrew; 'manly, valiant, courageous'
'ron ' Gaelic for Aaron; 'shining light, messenger'
Breandan ' Gaelic for Brendan; 'prince'
Caoimh'n ' Gaelic for Kevin; 'handsome'
Concobhar ' Gaelic for Conor/Connor; 'a strong will'
Cormac ' 'lad of the chariot'
Dain'al ' Gaelic for Daniel; 'oak'
D'ivi ' Gaelic for David; 'beloved one'
Darragh ' 'small great one, riches'
Declan ' name of a 5th century bishop
Dermot ' 'free of envy'
Donovan ' 'dark warrior'
Dylan ' 'sea god, son of the waves'
Fionn ' 'white, fair'
Liam ' Gaelic for William; 'determined guardian'
Miche'l ' Gaelic for Michael; 'who is like God'
P'draig ' Gaelic for Patrick; 'noble, well-born'
Roibe'rd ' Gaelic for Robert; 'bright, famous'
Ruair' ' Gaelic for Rory; 'the red king'
S'amus ' Gaelic for James; 'the supplanter'
Se'n ' Gaelic for John; 'God is gracious'
Steaf'n ' Gaelic for Stephen; 'crown'
These are just a few of the many Irish names that would be appropriate for a baby boy. If you did not find anything you like here, there are many websites that offer a more extensive list.
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