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This is a list of names in which the gender is feminine; and the usage is Irish.
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AFRICA (2)   f   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of AIFRIC.
AIDEEN   f   Irish
Anglicized form of ÉTAÍN.
AIFRIC   f   Irish, Scottish
Possibly means "pleasant" in Irish.
AIGNÉIS   f   Irish
Irish form of AGNES.
AILBHE   f & m   Irish
Possibly derived from the old Gaelic root albho meaning "white". In Irish legend this was the name of a female warrior of the Fianna. It was also the name of a 6th-century masculine saint.
AILEEN   f   Scottish, Irish, English
Variant of EILEEN.
AILÍS   f   Irish
Irish form of ALICE.
ÁINE   f   Irish
Means "radiance" in Gaelic. This was the name of the queen of the fairies in Celtic mythology. It is also taken as an Irish form of Anne.
AINGEAL   f   Irish
Irish cognate of ANGELA.
AISLIN   f   Irish
Variant of AISLING.
AISLING   f   Irish
Means "dream" or "vision" in Irish Gaelic. This name was created in the 20th century.
AISLINN   f   Irish
Variant of AISLING.
AITHNE   f   Irish
Possibly a variant of EITHNE.
ALANNAH   f   English (Modern), Irish
Variant of ALANA. It has been influenced by the affectionate Anglo-Irish word alannah, from the Irish Gaelic phrase a leanbh meaning "O child".
ALASTRÍONA   f   Irish
Feminine form of ALASTAR.
AOIBHE   f   Irish
Variant of AOIFE.
AOIBHEANN   f   Irish
Means "beautiful sheen" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of the mother of Saint Enda. It was also borne by Irish royalty.
AOIBHÍN   f   Irish
Variant of AOIBHEANN.
AOIFE   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "beauty" from the Gaelic word aoibh. In Irish legend Aoife was a warrior princess. In war against her sister Scathach, she was defeated in single combat by the hero Cúchulainn... [more]
ARAN (1)   f & m   Irish
From the name of the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland.
ASHLING   f   Irish
Anglicized form of AISLING.
ASSUMPTA   f   Irish
Latinate form of ASUNCIÓN, used especially in Ireland.
BÁIRBRE   f   Irish
Irish form of BARBARA.
BÉBHINN   f   Irish
Modern spelling of BÉBINN.
BÉBHIONN   f   Irish
Variant of BÉBINN.
BÉBINN   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "fair lady" in Irish Gaelic. This name was borne by several characters in Irish mythology, including a goddess of childbirth.
BEDELIA   f   Irish
Irish diminutive of BRIDGET.
BÉIBHINN   f   Irish
Modern form of BÉBINN.
BEVIN   f   Irish
Anglicized form of BÉBINN.
BIDDY   f   Irish, English
Diminutive of BRIDGET.
BIDELIA   f   Irish
Diminutive of BRIDGET.
BLÁITHÍN   f   Irish
Variant of BLÁTHNAT using a different diminutive suffix.
BLANID   f   Irish
Anglicized form of BLÁTHNAT.
BLÁTHNAID   f   Irish
Variant of BLÁTHNAT.
BLÁTHNAT   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "little flower" from the Irish word blath "flower" combined with a diminutive suffix. In Irish legend she was a maiden abducted and married by Cú Roí... [more]
BREDA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of BRÍD.
BREE   f   Irish
Anglicized form of BRÍGH.
BRÍD   f   Irish
Contracted form of BRIGHID.
BRIDE   f   Irish
Anglicized form of BRÍD.
BRIDGET   f   Irish, English, Irish Mythology
Anglicized form of the Irish name Brighid which means "exalted one". In Irish mythology this was the name of the goddess of fire, poetry and wisdom, the daughter of the god Dagda... [more]
BRIDIE   f   Irish
Anglicized diminutive of BRÍD.
BRÍGH   f   Irish
Derived from Irish brígh meaning "power, high".
BRIGHID   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Irish form of BRIDGET.
BRIGID   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Variant of BRIGHID.
BROGAN   m & f   Irish
Derived from Gaelic bróg "shoe" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of several Irish saints, including Saint Patrick's scribe.
BRÓNACH   f   Irish
Derived from Irish Gaelic brón meaning "sorrow". Saint Brónach was a 6th-century mystic from Ireland.
BRONAGH   f   Irish
Anglicized form of BRÓNACH.
CÁIT   f   Irish
Short form of CAITRÍONA.
CAITLÍN   f   Irish
Irish form of Cateline, the Old French form of KATHERINE.
CAITLIN   f   Irish, English
Anglicized form of CAITLÍN.
CAITRIA   f   Irish
Possibly a form of CAITRÍONA.
CAITRÍONA   f   Irish
Irish form of KATHERINE.
CAOILEANN   f   Irish
Variant of CAOILFHIONN.
CAOILFHIONN   f   Irish
Derived from the Gaelic elements caol "slender" and fionn "fair". This was the name of several Irish saints.
CAOILINN   f   Irish
Variant of CAOILFHIONN.
CAOIMHE   f   Irish, Scottish
Derived from Gaelic caomh meaning "beautiful, gentle, kind".
CAREY   m & f   Irish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Ciardha meaning "descendant of CIARDHA".
CASEY   m & f   English, Irish
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cathasaigh meaning "descendant of CATHASACH". This name can be given in honour of Casey Jones (1863-1900), a train engineer who sacrificed his life to save his passengers... [more]
CATHLEEN   f   Irish, English
Variant of KATHLEEN.
CATRINA   f   Irish, Scottish
Variant of CATRIONA.
CATRIONA   f   Irish, Scottish
Gaelic form of KATHERINE.
CHEVONNE   f   Irish
Anglicized form of SIOBHÁN.
CIANNAIT   f   Irish
Feminine form of CIAN.
CIARA (1)   f   Irish
Feminine form of CIAR. Saint Ciara was an Irish nun who established a monastery at Kilkeary in the 7th century.
CLEENA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of CLÍODHNA.
CLÍODHNA   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly means "shapely" in Irish Gaelic. In Irish legend this was the name of a beautiful goddess. She fell in love with a mortal named Ciabhan and left the Land of Promise with him, but when she arrived on the other shore she was swept to sea by a great wave.
CLÍONA   f   Irish
Variant of CLÍODHNA.
CLODAGH   f   Irish
From the name of a river in Tipperary, Ireland.
CONCEPTA   f   Irish
Latinate form of CONCEPCIÓN.
DÁIRÍNE   f   Irish
Derived from Irish Gaelic dáire meaning "fruitful, fertile".
DAMHNAIT   f   Irish
Means "fawn" from Gaelic damh "stag, ox" combined with a diminutive suffix.
DARINA (1)   f   Irish
Anglicized form of DÁIRÍNE.
DEARBHÁIL   f   Irish
Means "daughter of Fál", derived from Gaelic der "daughter" and Fál, a legendary name for Ireland.
DEIRBHILE   f   Irish
Means "daughter of a poet" from Gaelic der "daughter" and file "poet". This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint.
DEIRDRE   f   English, Irish, Irish Mythology
From the older Gaelic form Derdriu, meaning unknown, possibly derived from a Celtic word meaning "woman". This was the name of a tragic character in Irish legend who died of a broken heart after Conchobhar, the king of Ulster, forced her to be his bride and killed her lover Naoise... [more]
DELMA   f   Irish, English
Short form of FIDELMA.
DERVAL   f   Irish
Anglicized form of DEARBHÁIL or DEIRBHILE.
DERVILA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of DEARBHÁIL or DEIRBHILE.
DERVLA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of DEARBHÁIL or DEIRBHILE.
DEVIN   m & f   English, Irish
From a surname, either the Irish surname DEVIN (1) or the English surname DEVIN (2).
DEVNET   f   Irish
Anglicized form of DAMHNAIT.
DOIREANN   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "sullen, tempestuous" in Irish. This was the name of several characters in Irish legend, including a daughter of Bodb Derg who poisoned Fionn mac Cumhail.
DYMPHNA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of DAMHNAIT. This was the name of a 7th-century Irish saint who was martyred by her father. She is the patron saint of the mentally ill.
DYMPNA   f   Irish
Variant of DYMPHNA.
ÉABHA   f   Irish
Irish form of EVE.
EADAN   f   Irish
Modern form of ÉTAÍN.
ÉADAOIN   f   Irish
Modern form of ÉTAÍN.
EAVAN   f   Irish
Anglicized form of AOIBHEANN.
EDNA (1)   f   Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of EITHNE.
EIBHLÍN   f   Irish
Irish form of AVELINE.
EILEEN   f   Irish, English
Anglicized form of EIBHLÍN. It is also sometimes considered an Irish form of HELEN... [more]
EILÍS   f   Irish
Irish Gaelic form of ELIZABETH (or sometimes of ALICE).
EILISH   f   Irish
Anglicized form of EILÍS.
EIMEAR   f   Irish
Variant of ÉIMHEAR.
ÉIMHEAR   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Modern Irish form of EMER.
EIREANN   f   English (Rare), Irish (Rare)
From Éireann, the genitive case of Gaelic Éire, meaning "Ireland". It is commonly Anglicized as Erin.
EIREEN   f   Irish
Irish form of IRENE.
EITHNE   f   Irish, Scottish
Means "kernel" in Gaelic. This was the name of a 5th-century Irish saint, sister of Saint Fidelma and follower of Saint Patrick.
ELVA (1)   f   Irish
Anglicized form of AILBHE.
EMER   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly from Gaelic eimh "swift". In Irish legend she was the wife of Cúchulainn. She was said to possess the six gifts of womanhood: beauty, voice, speech, needlework, wisdom and chastity.
ENA (1)   f   Irish
Anglicized form of EITHNE.
ENNIS   f & m   Irish
From the name of a town in Ireland.
ENYA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of EITHNE.
ERIN   f   English, Irish
Anglicized form of EIREANN. It has been used as a given name since the middle of the 20th century.
ETHNA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of EITHNE.
ETHNE   f   Irish
Variant of EITHNE.
ETNA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of EITHNE.
FEDELMA   f   Irish
Latinized form of FEIDELM.
FEIDHELM   f   Irish
Variant of FEIDELM.
FIDELMA   f   Irish
Latinized form of FEIDELM. Saint Fidelma and her sister Saint Eithne were 5th-century followers of Saint Patrick.
FINLEY   m & f   Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of FIONNLAGH.
FINNGUALA   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Older form of FIONNUALA.
FINOLA   f   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FÍONA   f   Irish
Derived from Irish fion meaning "vine".
FIONNUALA   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "white shoulder" from Irish fionn "white, fair" and guala "shoulder". In Irish legend Fionnuala was one of the four children of Lir who were transformed into swans for a period of 900 years.
FIONOLA   f   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FLANN   m & f   Irish
Means "red" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of a 9th-century king of Tara in Ireland.
FLANNÁN   m & f   Irish
Diminutive of FLANN.
GOBINET   f   Irish
Variant of GOBNAIT.
GOBNAIT   f   Irish
Feminine form of GOBÁN. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish abbess, the patron saint of Ballyvourney.
GOBNET   f   Irish
Anglicized form of GOBNAIT.
GORMFLAITH   f   Irish
Variant of GORMLAITH.
GORMLAITH   f   Irish, Scottish
Derived from Irish gorm "blue" or "illustrious" and flaith "princess, lady". This was the name of a wife of the 11th-century Irish ruler Brian Boru.
GRÁINNE   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly derived from Gaelic grán meaning "grain". This was the name of an ancient Irish grain goddess. The name also belonged to the fiancée of Fionn mac Cumhail and the lover of Diarmaid in later Irish legend, and it is often associated with gráidh "love".
GRANIA   f   Irish
Latinized form of GRÁINNE.
GRANYA   f   Irish
Variant of GRANIA.
HONORA   f   Irish, English
Variant of HONORIA. It was brought to England and Ireland by the Normans.
ÍDE   f   Irish
Possibly derived from Old Irish ítu "thirst". This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint.
IMMACULATA   f   Irish
Latin form of INMACULADA.
ISIBÉAL   f   Irish
Irish form of ISABEL.
ITA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of ÍDE.
IÚILE   f   Irish
Irish form of JULIA.
KATHLEEN   f   Irish, English
Anglicized form of CAITLÍN.
KEAVY   f   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of CAOIMHE.
KEELAN   f & m   Irish
Anglicized form of CAOILFHIONN, sometimes used as a masculine name.
KEELIN   f   Irish
Anglicized form of CAOILFHIONN.
KEEVA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of CAOIMHE.
KELLY   m & f   Irish, English
Anglicized form of the Irish given name CEALLACH or the surname derived from it Ó Ceallaigh. As a surname, it has been borne by actor and dancer Gene Kelly (1912-1996) and actress and princess Grace Kelly (1929-1982).
KENNEDY   f & m   English, Irish
From an irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cinnéidigh meaning "descendant of CENNÉTIG"... [more]
KIERA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of CIARA (1).
LAOISE   f   Irish
Possibly a newer form of LUIGSECH. It is also used as an Irish form of Louise.
LÉAN   f   Irish
Irish form of HELEN.
LÍADÁIN   f   Irish
Variant of LÍADAN.
LÍADAN   f   Irish
Means "grey lady" in Irish Gaelic. In Irish legend she was a poetess who became a nun, but then missed her lover Cuirithir so much that she died of grief.
LÍLE   f   Irish
Irish form of LILY.
LUÍSEACH   f   Irish
Modern form of LUIGSECH.
MADAILÉIN   f   Irish
Irish form of MAGDALENE.
MAEVE   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Medb meaning "intoxicating". In Irish legend this was the name of a warrior queen of Connacht. Her fight against Ulster and the hero Cúchulainn is told in the Irish epic 'The Cattle Raid of Cooley'.
MÁIRE   f   Irish
Irish form of MARY.
MAIRÉAD   f   Irish
Irish form of MARGARET.
MAIRENN   f   Irish
Variant of MÁIRÍN.
MÁIRÍN   f   Irish
Irish diminutive of MARY.
MALLAIDH   f   Irish
Irish form of MOLLY.
MAURA (2)   f   Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of MÁIRE. It has also been associated with Gaelic mór meaning "great". This was the name of an obscure 5th-century Irish or Scottish martyr.
MAUREEN   f   Irish, English
Anglicized form of MÁIRÍN.
MAURINE   f   English, Irish
Variant of MAUREEN.
MAVE   f   Irish
Variant of MAEVE.
MAVOURNEEN   f   Irish
Derived from the Irish phrase mo mhúirnín meaning "my darling".
MÉABH   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Variant of MEDB.
MEADHBH   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Variant of MEDB.
MEAVE   f   Irish
Variant of MAEVE.
MOIRA   f   Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of MÁIRE. It also coincides with Greek Μοιρα (Moira) meaning "fate, destiny", the singular of Μοιραι, the Greek name for the Fates... [more]
MÓIRÍN   f   Irish
Diminutive of MÓR.
MONA (1)   f   Irish, English
Anglicized form of MUADHNAIT. It is also associated with Greek monos "one" and Leonardo da Vinci's painting the 'Mona Lisa' (in which case it is a contraction of Italian ma donna meaning "my lady").
MONAT   f   Irish
Anglicized form of MUADHNAIT.
MÓR   f   Scottish, Irish
Means "great" in Gaelic. It is sometimes translated into English as SARAH.
MOREEN   f   Irish, English
Anglicized form of MÓIRÍN. It is sometimes used as a variant of MAUREEN.
MORNA   f   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of MUIRNE.
MOYNA   f   Irish, Scottish
Variant of MONA (1).
MOYRA   f   Irish, Scottish
Variant of MOIRA.
MUADHNAIT   f   Irish
Means "little noble one", derived from Irish muadh "noble, good" combined with a diminutive suffix.
MUIREANN   f   Irish
Variant of MUIRENN.
MUIRENN   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Either derived from Gaelic muir "sea" and fionn "fair, white", or else a variant of MUIRNE.
MUIRGEL   f   Irish
Means "bright sea", derived from Gaelic muir "sea" and geal "bright".
MUIRGEN   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "born of the sea" in Gaelic. In Irish legend this was the name of a woman (originally named Líban) who was transformed into a mermaid. After 300 years she was brought to shore, baptized, and transformed back into a woman.
MUIRGHEAL   f   Irish
Modern form of MUIRGEL.
MUIRÍN   f   Irish
Modern form of MUIRGEN.
MURIEL   f   English, French, Irish
Medieval English form of a Celtic name which was probably related to the Irish name MUIRGEL. The Normans brought it to England from Brittany... [more]
MURNA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of MUIRNE.
MURPHY   m & f   Irish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Murchadha meaning "descendant of MURCHADH".
MYRNA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of MUIRNE.
NAINSÍ   f   Irish
Irish form of NANCY.
NAOMH   f   Irish
Means "holy" in Irish Gaelic.
NEASA   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Meaning uncertain. In Irish legend she was the mother of Conchobhar, king of Ulster. According to some versions of the legend she was originally named Assa meaning "gentle", but was renamed Ni-assa "not gentle" after she sought to avenge the murders of her foster fathers.
NEASSA   f   Irish
Variant of NEASA.
NESSA (3)   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Anglicized form of NEASA.
NEVE   f   Irish
Anglicized form of NIAMH.
NIAMH   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "bright" in Irish. She was the daughter of the sea god in Irish legends. She fell in love with the poet Oisín, son of Fionn.
NÓIRÍN   f   Irish
Irish diminutive of NORA.
NOLA   f   English, Irish
Diminutive of MAGNOLIA, FINOLA or other names containing a similar sound.
NOLLAIG   m & f   Irish
Means "Christmas" in Irish.
NÓRA   f   Hungarian, Irish
Hungarian and Irish Gaelic form of NORA.
NORA   f   Irish, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Italian
Short form of HONORA or ELEANOR. Henrik Ibsen used it for a character in his play 'A Doll's House' (1879).
NORAH   f   Irish, English
Variant of NORA.
NOREEN   f   Irish, English
Diminutive of NORA.
NORENE   f   Irish, English
Diminutive of NORA.
NUALA   f   Irish
Short form of FIONNUALA.
ODHARNAIT   f   Irish
Means "little pale green one", derived from Irish odhra "pale green, sallow" combined with a diminutive suffix.
ONÓRA   f   Irish
Irish form of HONORA.
OONA   f   Irish, Finnish
Irish variant and Finnish form of ÚNA.
OONAGH   f   Irish
Variant of ÚNA.
ÓRFHLAITH   f   Irish
Means "golden princess" from Irish ór "gold" combined with flaith "princess". This was the name of a sister of the Irish king Brian Boru.
ORLA (1)   f   Irish
Anglicized form of ÓRFHLAITH.
ORLAGH   f   Irish
Anglicized form of ÓRFHLAITH.
ÓRLAITH   f   Irish
Variant of ÓRFHLAITH.
ORNA (1)   f   Irish
Anglicized form of ODHARNAIT.
ORNAT   f   Irish
Anglicized form of ODHARNAIT.
PÁDRAIGÍN   f   Irish
Irish form of PATRICIA.
PATSY   f & m   English, Irish
Variant of PATTY, also used as a diminutive of PATRICK.
QUINN   m & f   Irish, English
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cuinn meaning "descendant of CONN".
RAGHNAILT   f   Irish
Irish form of RAGNHILD.
RÁICHÉAL   f   Irish
Irish form of RACHEL.
RATHNAIT   f   Irish
Derived from Irish rath "grace, prosperity" combined with a diminutive suffix.
REAGAN   f & m   English, Irish
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Ríagáin meaning "descendant of RIAGÁN"... [more]
RÍONA   f   Irish
Either a variant of RÍOGHNACH or a short form of CATRIONA.
RÍONACH   f   Irish
Variant of RÍOGHNACH.
RÓIS   f   Irish
Irish cognate of ROSE.
RÓISÍN   f   Irish
Diminutive of RÓIS.
RONIT (1)   f   Irish
Anglicized form of RATHNAIT.
ROSHEEN   f   Irish
Anglicized form of RÓISÍN.
ROWAN   m & f   Irish, English (Modern)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Ruadháin meaning "descendant of RUADHÁN". This name can also be given in reference to the rowan tree.
SADB   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "sweet, goodly" in Irish Gaelic. In Irish mythology Sadb was the mother of Oisín.
SADBH   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Variant of SADB.
SADHBH   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Modern Irish form of SADB.
SAIBH   f   Irish
Variant of SADB.
SAOIRSE   f   Irish
Means "freedom" in Irish Gaelic.
SARAID   f   Irish
Means "excellent" in Irish Gaelic.
SÉARLAIT   f   Irish
Irish form of CHARLOTTE.
SHAVONNE   f   Irish, English
Anglicized form of SIOBHÁN.
SHEA   m & f   Irish
Anglicized form of SÉAGHDHA, sometimes used as a feminine name.
SHEILA   f   Irish, English
Anglicized form of SÍLE.
SHEVAUN   f   Irish, English (Rare)
Anglicized form of SIOBHÁN.
SHEVON   f   Irish, English (Rare)
Anglicized form of SIOBHÁN.
SIBÉAL   f   Irish
Irish form of ISABEL.
SÍLE   f   Irish
Irish form of CECILIA.
SÍNE   f   Irish
Irish form of JEANNE.
SINÉAD   f   Irish
Irish form of JEANNETTE.
SIOBHÁN   f   Irish
Irish form of Jehanne, a Norman French variant of JEANNE.
SIOFRA   f   Irish
Means "elf, sprite" in Irish Gaelic.
SÍOMHA   f   Irish
Variant of SÍTHMAITH.
SÍTHMAITH   f   Irish
Means "good peace" from Irish síth "peace" and maith "good".
SIVE   f   Irish
Anglicized form of SADB.
SLÁINE   f   Irish
Means "health" in Irish Gaelic.
SORCHA   f   Irish, Scottish
Means "radiant" in Gaelic. It is sometimes used as an Irish form of Sarah.
TALULLA   f   Irish
From the Gaelic name Tuilelaith, which was derived from Irish tuile "abundance" and flaith "princess".
TIERNEY   m & f   Irish, English (Rare)
Anglicized form of TIGHEARNACH. In part, it is from a surname derived from the given name.
TOIRÉASA   f   Irish
Irish form of THERESA.
TREASA   f   Irish
Possibly means "strength" in Irish Gaelic. It is also sometimes used as an Irish form of THERESA.
ÚNA   f   Irish
Possibly derived from Irish uan meaning "lamb".
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