There is something magical about Ireland’s folklore and endless rolling green hills that captivates us. So it’s no wonder why Irish names are increasingly popular in America. Irish names are quaint and quirky without being over the top but are still exotic in their own right. Whether you’re Irish or are looking for something Irish that’s not Aiden, Declan, or Quinn, then this list is just for you. If you’re expecting a girl then check out our 25 Adorable Irish Names for Girls.

 

1
AINMIRE

Meaning: “Great Lord”

2
ARDAL

Meaning: “Valor”

3
BREXTON

Meaning: “Freckled”

4
BRONE

Meaning: “Sorrow”

5
CARRICK

Meaning: “Rock”

6
CULLEN

Meaning: “Holly”
Popularity in 2017: #517

7
CUYLER

Meaning: “Chapel”

8
DACEY

Meaning: “Southerner”

9
DOLAN

Meaning: “Dark defiance”

10
ENNIS

Meaning: “Island”

11
GILBY

Meaning: “Blond”

12
KEATING

Surname

13
KELAN

Meaning: “Slender”

14
MANNIX

Meaning: “Monk”

15
NEALON

Meaning: “Descendant of Niallan”

16
NOLLAIG

Meaning: “Christmas”

17
ORAN

Meaning: “Pale”

18
PIRAN

Meaning: “Prayer”

19
RENNY

Meaning: “Prosperous”

20
RIORDAN

Meaning: “Royal poet”

21
SIONN

Meaning: “Fox”

22
SORLEY

Meaning: “Salier”

23
TIERGAN


Meaning: “Strong”

24
TULLIS

Meaning: “Flood”

25
ULTAN

Meaning: “An Ulsterman”