Irish Names

Irish names are used on the island of Ireland as well as elsewhere in the Western World as a result of the Irish diaspora. See also about Irish names.
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ABBÁN   m   Irish
Means "little abbot", derived from Irish abb "abbot" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint, the son of king Cormac of Leinster.
ÁDHAMH   m   Irish
Irish form of ADAM.
AENGUS   m   Irish
Variant of AONGHUS.
AFRICA (2)   f   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of AIFRIC.
AIDAN   m   Irish, Scottish, English (Modern)
Anglicized form of AODHÁN. In the latter part of the 20th century it became popular in America due to its sound, since it uses the same fashionable aden suffix sound found in such names as Braden and Hayden.
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.
AILILL   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "elf" in Irish Gaelic. This name occurs frequently in Irish legend, borne for example by the husband of queen Medb.
AILÍN   m   Irish
Irish cognate of ALAN.
AILÍS   f   Irish
Irish form of ALICE.
AINDRÉAS   m   Irish
Irish form of ANDREW.
AINDRIÚ   m   Irish
Irish form of ANDREW.
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".
ALAOIS   m   Irish
Irish form of ALOYSIUS.
ALASTAR   m   Irish
Irish form of ALEXANDER.
ALASTRÍONA   f   Irish
Feminine form of ALASTAR.
ALBY   m   Irish
Anglicized masculine form of AILBHE.
AMHLAOIBH   m   Irish
Irish form of OLAF.
ANGUS   m   Scottish, Irish, English
Anglicized form of AONGHUS.
ANRAÍ   m   Irish
Irish form of HENRY.
AODH   m   Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
From the old Irish name Áed, which meant "fire". This was a very popular name in early Ireland, being borne by numerous figures in Irish mythology and several high kings... [more]
AODHAGÁN   m   Irish, Scottish
Diminutive of AODH.
AODHÁN   m   Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
From the old Irish name Áedán, a diminutive of Áed (see AODH). This was the name of an Irish monk and saint of the 7th century... [more]
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]
AONGHUS   m   Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
Possibly meaning "one strength" derived from Irish óen "one" and gus "force, strength, energy". Aonghus (sometimes surnamed Mac Og meaning "young son") was the Irish god of love and youth... [more]
ARAN (1)   f & m   Irish
From the name of the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland.
ARDAL   m   Irish
Anglicized form of ARDGHAL.
ARDGHAL   m   Irish
Means "high valour", derived from the Irish elements ard "high" and gal "valour".
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.
BAIRRE   m   Irish
Diminutive of FIONNBHARR or BARRFHIONN.
BARRA   m   Irish
Variant of BAIRRE.
BARRFHIONN   m   Irish
Means "fair hair", derived from Gaelic barr "head" and fionn "white, fair".
BARRFIND   m   Irish
Older form of BARRFHIONN.
BARRIE   m   Irish, English
Variant of BARRY.
BARRY   m   Irish, English
Anglicized form of BAIRRE. It is also sometimes used as an Anglicized form of BERACH.
BEARACH   m   Irish
Variant of BERACH.
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.
BERACH   m   Irish
Derived from Gaelic biorach meaning "sharp". This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint.
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]
BRÁDACH   m   Irish
Possibly derived from a Gaelic word meaning "large-chested".
BRADEN   m   English, Irish
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Bradáin meaning "descendant of BRADÁN".
BRADY   m   English, Irish
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Brádaigh meaning "descendant of BRÁDACH".
BRAN (1)   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "raven" in Irish. In Irish legend Bran was a mariner who was involved in several adventures.
BREANDÁN   m   Irish
Irish Gaelic form of BRENDAN.
BREDA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of BRÍD.
BREE   f   Irish
Anglicized form of BRÍGH.
BRENDAN   m   Irish, English
From Brendanus, the Latinized form of the Irish name Bréanainn which was derived from a Welsh word meaning "prince". Saint Brendan was a 6th-century Irish abbot who, according to legend, crossed the Atlantic and reached North America with 17 other monks.
BRENDANUS   m   Irish (Latinized)
Latinized form of Bréanainn (see BRENDAN).
BRENNAN   m   Irish, English
From an Irish surname derived from Ó Braonáin meaning "descendant of Braonán". Braonán is a byname meaning "rain, moisture, drop" (with a diminutive suffix).
BRIAN   m   Irish, English, Ancient Irish
The meaning of this name is not known for certain but it is possibly related to the old Celtic element bre meaning "hill", or by extension "high, noble"... [more]
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.
CADOGAN   m   Welsh, Irish
Anglicized form of CADWGAN.
CAHAL   m   Irish
Anglicized form of CATHAL.
CAHIR   m   Irish
Anglicized form of CATHAIR.
CAINNEACH   m   Irish
Irish form of COINNEACH.
CAIRBRE   m   Irish, Scottish
Means "charioteer" in Gaelic.
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.
CALBHACH   m   Irish
Means "bald" in Irish Gaelic.
CALVAGH   m   Irish
Anglicized form of CALBHACH.
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".
CAOIMHÍN   m   Irish
Irish form of KEVIN.
CAOLÁN   m   Irish
From Gaelic caol "slender" combined with the diminutive suffix án.
CARBREY   m   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of CAIRBRE.
CARBRY   m   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of CAIRBRE.
CAREY   m & f   Irish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Ciardha meaning "descendant of CIARDHA".
CARROL   m   Irish
Variant of CARROLL.
CARROLL   m   Irish
Anglicized form of CEARBHALL. A famous bearer of the surname was Lewis Carroll (1832-1898), whose real name was Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, the author of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'.
CÁRTHACH   m   Irish
Means "loving" in Irish. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint.
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]
CATHAIR   m   Irish
Means "battle man" from Gaelic cath "battle" and vir "man".
CATHAL   m   Irish
Derived from the Gaelic elements cath "battle" and val "rule". This was the name of a 7th-century Irish saint. It has sometimes been Anglicized as Charles.
CATHÁN   m   Irish
Derived from Gaelic cath "battle" combined with a diminutive suffix.
CATHAOIR   m   Irish
Variant of CATHAIR.
CATHLEEN   f   Irish, English
Variant of KATHLEEN.
CATRINA   f   Irish, Scottish
Variant of CATRIONA.
CATRIONA   f   Irish, Scottish
Gaelic form of KATHERINE.
CEALLACH   m   Irish
Irish name of uncertain origin, traditionally said to mean "bright-headed". Alternatively it could be derived from Old Irish ceallach "war, strife" or ceall "church".
CEALLACHÁN   m   Irish
Diminutive of CEALLACH.
CEALLAGH   m   Irish
Variant of CEALLACH.
CEARBHALL   m   Irish
Probably from Gaelic cearbh "hacking with a weapon".
CENNÉTIG   m   Irish
Old Irish byname meaning "armoured head" or "misshapen head". This was the name of an Irish king, the father of Brian Boru.
CHEVONNE   f   Irish
Anglicized form of SIOBHÁN.
CHRISTIE (2)   m   Scottish, Irish
Scottish and Irish diminutive of CHRISTOPHER.
CHRISTY (2)   m   Scottish, Irish
Scottish and Irish diminutive of CHRISTOPHER.
CIAN   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "ancient" in Gaelic. This was the name of the mythical ancestor of the Cianachta in Irish legend. Cian was also the name of a son-in-law of Brian Boru.
CIANÁN   m   Irish
Diminutive of CIAN. This was the name of a 5th-century Irish saint.
CIANNAIT   f   Irish
Feminine form of CIAN.
CIAR   m   Irish
Derived from Irish ciar meaning "black".
CIARA (1)   f   Irish
Feminine form of CIAR. Saint Ciara was an Irish nun who established a monastery at Kilkeary in the 7th century.
CIARÁN   m   Irish
Diminutive of CIAR. This was the name of two Irish saints: Saint Ciarán the Elder, the patron of the Kingdom of Munster, and Saint Ciarán of Clonmacnoise, the founder of a monastery in the 6th century.
CIARDHA   m   Irish
Derived from Irish ciar "black".
CILLIAN   m   Irish
Probably from Gaelic ceall "church" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 7th-century Irish saint who evangelized Franconia.
CILLÍN   m   Irish
Variant of CILLIAN.
CINÁED   m   Scottish, Irish
Means "born of fire" in Gaelic. This was the name of the first king of the Scots and Picts (9th century). It is often Anglicized as Kenneth.
CIONAODH   m   Irish
Modern Irish form of CINÁED.
CLANCY   m   Irish, English (Rare)
From the Irish surname Mac Fhlannchaidh which means "son of Flannchadh". The Gaelic name Flannchadh means "red warrior".
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.
CODY   m   English, Irish
From the Gaelic surname Ó Cuidighthigh, which means "descendant of CUIDIGHTHEACH". A famous bearer of the surname was the American frontiersman and showman Buffalo Bill Cody (1846-1917).
CÓEMGEIN   m   Irish
Original Irish form of KEVIN.
COILEAN   m   Irish
Irish form of CAILEAN.
COLEMAN   m   English, Irish
Variant of COLMÁN.
COLIN (1)   m   Scottish, Irish, English
Anglicized form of CAILEAN or COILEAN.
COLM   m   Irish
Variant of COLUM.
COLMÁN   m   Irish
Diminutive of Colm (see COLUM). This was the name of a large number of Irish saints.
COLUM   m   Irish
Irish form of COLUMBA. This is also an Old Irish word meaning "dove", derived from Latin columba.
COLUMBAN   m   Irish
Possibly an Irish diminutive of COLUMBA. Alternatively, it may be derived from Old Irish colum "dove" and bán "white"... [more]
COMGAL   m   Irish
Variant of COMHGHALL.
COMGALL   m   Irish
Variant of COMHGHALL.
COMGAN   m   Irish
Anglicized form of COMHGHÁN.
COMHGHALL   m   Irish
Means "joint pledge" from Irish comh "together" and gall "pledge".
COMHGHÁN   m   Irish
Means "born together" from Irish comh "together" and gan "born".
CONALL   m   Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
Means "strong wolf" in Gaelic. This is the name of several characters in Irish legend including the hero Conall Cernach ("Conall of the victories"), a member of the Red Branch of Ulster, who avenged Cúchulainn's death by killing Lugaid.
CONAN   m   Irish
Means "little wolf" or "little hound" from Gaelic "wolf, hound" combined with a diminutive suffix. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was the author who wrote the Sherlock Holmes mystery stories.
CONCEPTA   f   Irish
Latinate form of CONCEPCIÓN.
CONCHOBHAR   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Original Irish form of CONOR.
CONCHÚR   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Modern Irish form of CONCHOBHAR.
CONLETH   m   Irish
Modern form of the old Irish name Conláed, possibly meaning "chaste fire" from Gaelic connla "chaste" and aodh "fire". Saint Conláed was a 5th-century bishop of Kildare.
CONLEY   m   Irish
Anglicized form of CONLETH.
CONN   m   Irish
Means "chief" in Irish Gaelic.
CONNOR   m   Irish, English (Modern)
Variant of CONOR.
CONOR   m   Irish, English, Irish Mythology
Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Conchobhar which means "dog lover" or "wolf lover". It has been in use in Ireland for centuries and was the name of several Irish kings... [more]
CONRÍ   m   Irish
Means "wolf king" in Irish Gaelic.
CORMAC   m   Irish
Possibly derived from Irish Gaelic corb "raven" or "wheel" and mac "son". This was the name of a 3rd-century king of Ireland.
COWAL   m   Irish
Anglicized form of COMHGHALL.
CRÍOSTÓIR   m   Irish
Irish form of CHRISTOPHER.
CUÁN   m   Irish
Means "little wolf" or "little hound" from the Irish element "wolf, hound" combined with a diminutive suffix.
DÁIRE   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "fruitful, fertile" in Irish Gaelic. This name is borne by many figures in Irish legend, including the Ulster chief who reneged on his promise to loan the Brown Bull of Cooley to Medb, starting the war between Connacht and Ulster as told in the Irish epic 'The Cattle Raid of Cooley'.
DÁIRÍNE   f   Irish
Derived from Irish Gaelic dáire meaning "fruitful, fertile".
DÁITHÍ   m   Irish
Possibly means "swift" in Irish Gaelic. It is sometimes used as an Irish form of David.
DAITHÍ   m   Irish
Variant of DÁITHÍ.
DÁLACH   m   Irish
Derived from Irish dál meaning "assembly".
DALEY   m   Irish, English (Rare)
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Dálaigh meaning "descendant of Dálach". The name Dálach means "assembly" in Gaelic.
DALY   m   Irish, English (Rare)
From a surname which was a variant of DALEY.
DAMHÁN   m   Irish
Means "fawn" from Gaelic damh "stag, ox" combined with a diminutive suffix.
DAMHNAIT   f   Irish
Means "fawn" from Gaelic damh "stag, ox" combined with a diminutive suffix.
DARA (1)   m   Irish
From the Irish Mac Dara which means "oak tree". This was the name of a 6th-century saint from Connemara. It is also used as an Anglicized form of DÁIRE.
DARACH   m   Irish
Variant of DARA (1) or Anglicized form of DÁIRE.
DARAGH   m   Irish
Variant of DARA (1) or Anglicized form of DÁIRE.
DARINA (1)   f   Irish
Anglicized form of DÁIRÍNE.
DARRAGH   m   Irish
Variant of DARA (1) or Anglicized form of DÁIRE.
DEARBHÁIL   f   Irish
Means "daughter of Fál", derived from Gaelic der "daughter" and Fál, a legendary name for Ireland.
DEASÚN   m   Irish
Irish form of DESMOND.
DECLAN   m   Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Deaglán, which is of unknown meaning. Saint Declan was a 5th-century missionary to 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.
DERMOT   m   Irish
Anglicized form of DIARMAID.
DERRY   m   Irish
Diminutive of DERMOT.
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.
DESMOND   m   English, Irish
From an Irish surname which was derived from Deasmhumhain meaning "South Munster", originally indicating a person who came from that region in Ireland.
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.
DIARMAID   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Perhaps means "without envy" in Irish. In Irish mythology this was the name of a warrior who became the lover of Gráinne... [more]
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.
DOMHNALL   m   Scottish, Irish
Gaelic form of DONALD.
DOMNALL   m   Scottish, Irish
Gaelic form of DONALD.
DONAGH   m   Irish
Anglicized form of Donnchadh (see DUNCAN).
DÓNAL   m   Irish
Modern Irish form of Domhnall (see DONALD).
DONAL   m   Irish
Anglicized form of Domhnall (see DONALD).
DONNCHAD   m   Scottish, Irish
Older Gaelic form of DUNCAN.
DONNCHADH   m   Scottish, Irish
Gaelic form of DUNCAN.
DONOVAN   m   Irish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Donndubháin meaning "descendant of DONNDUBHÁN".
DORAN   m   Irish
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Deoradháin meaning "descendant of Deoradhán". The name Deoradhán means "exile" or "wanderer" in Gaelic.
DOUGAL   m   Scottish, Irish
Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Dubhghall, which meant "dark stranger" from dubh "dark" and gall "stranger".
DOYLE   m   Irish
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Dubhghaill meaning "descendant of Dubhghall" (see DOUGAL). Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was the author of the Sherlock Holmes mystery stories.
DRISCOLL   m   English (Rare), Irish
From an Irish surname which was an Anglicized form of Ó Eidirsceóil meaning "descendant of the messenger".
DUANE   m   English, Irish
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Ó Dubhán meaning "descendant of DUBHÁN".
DUBHÁN   m   Irish
Irish name derived from dubh "dark, black" combined with a diminutive suffix.
DUBHGHALL   m   Irish, Scottish
Original Gaelic form of DOUGAL.
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.
EACHANN   m   Scottish, Irish
Means "brown horse" from Gaelic each "horse" and donn "brown". It was sometimes Anglicized as Hector.
EADAN   f   Irish
Modern form of ÉTAÍN.
ÉADAOIN   f   Irish
Modern form of ÉTAÍN.
EADBHÁRD   m   Irish
Irish form of EDWARD.
ÉAMON   m   Irish
Variant of ÉAMONN. This name was borne by American-born Irish president Éamon de Valera (1882-1975), whose birth name was Edward.
EAMON   m   Irish
Variant of ÉAMONN.
ÉAMONN   m   Irish
Irish form of EDMUND.
ÉANNA   m   Irish
Variant of ÉNNA.
EAVAN   f   Irish
Anglicized form of AOIBHEANN.
EDAN   m   Irish, Scottish
Variant of AIDAN.
EDNA (1)   f   Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of EITHNE.
ÉIBHEAR   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Meaning unknown. According to Irish legend this name belonged to two of the sons of Míl, Éibhear Dunn and Éibhear Finn, the first of the Gaels to conquer Ireland.
ÉIBHIR   m   Irish
Variant of ÉIBHEAR.
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.
ÉIMHÍN   m   Irish
Possibly means "swift, prompt" in Irish Gaelic.
EINRÍ   m   Irish
Irish form of HENRY.
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.
ENDA   m   Irish
Anglicized form of ÉNNA.
ÉNNA   m   Irish
Possibly means "bird-like" in Irish. This was the name of several Irish kings and heroes. It was also borne by a 6th-century saint who built the monastery of Killeany.
ENNIS   f & m   Irish
From the name of a town in Ireland.
ENYA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of EITHNE.
EOGHAN   m   Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
Possibly means "born from the yew tree" in Irish, though it is possibly derived from EUGENE. It was borne by several legendary or semi-legendary Irish figures, including a son of Niall of the Nine Hostages.
EOIN   m   Irish, Scottish
Gaelic form of JOHN.
ERIN   f   English, Irish
Anglicized form of EIREANN. It has been used as a given name since the middle of the 20th century.
ERSKINE   m   Scottish, Irish, English (Rare)
From a surname which was originally derived from the name of a Scottish town meaning "projecting height" in Gaelic. A famous bearer of the name was the Irish novelist and nationalist Erskine Childers (1870-1922).
ETHNA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of EITHNE.
ETHNE   f   Irish
Variant of EITHNE.
ETNA   f   Irish
Anglicized form of EITHNE.
FACHTNA   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Perhaps means "hostile" in Irish Gaelic. He was the husband of Neasa in Irish legend. Some versions of the legends also have him as the father of Conchobhar.
FAOLÁN   m   Irish
Means "little wolf", derived from Gaelic fáel "wolf" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of an Irish saint who did missionary work in Scotland.
FARQUHAR   m   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of FEARCHAR.
FEARCHAR   m   Irish, Scottish
Means "dear man" from Gaelic fear "man" and char "dear".
FEARDORCHA   m   Irish
Means "dark man" from Gaelic fear "man" and dorcha "dark".
FEARGHAL   m   Irish
Means "man of valour", derived from the Gaelic elements fear "man" and gal "valour". This was the name of an 8th-century king of Ireland.
FEARGHAS   m   Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
Means "man of vigour", derived from the Gaelic elements fear "man" and gus "vigour". This was the name of several characters in Irish legend including the Ulster hero Fearghas mac Róich.
FECHÍN   m   Irish
Means "little raven" from Irish fiach "raven" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of an Irish saint of the 7th century who died of the yellow plague.
FEDELMA   f   Irish
Latinized form of FEIDELM.
FEICHÍN   m   Irish
Variant of FECHÍN.
FEIDHELM   f   Irish
Variant of FEIDELM.
FEIDHLIM   m   Irish
Variant of FEIDLIMID.
FEIDHLIMIDH   m   Irish
Variant of FEIDLIMID.
FELIM   m   Irish
Anglicized form of FEIDHLIM.
FERGAL   m   Irish
Anglicized form of FEARGHAL.
FERGUS   m   Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
Anglicized form of FEARGHAS.
FIACHNA   m   Irish
Derived from Gaelic fiach meaning "raven". This was the name of a king in Irish legend.
FIACHRA   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Derived from Gaelic fiach meaning "raven". In Irish legend Fiachra was one of the four children of Lir transformed into swans for a period of 900 years... [more]
FIDELMA   f   Irish
Latinized form of FEIDELM. Saint Fidelma and her sister Saint Eithne were 5th-century followers of Saint Patrick.
FILLIN   m   Irish
Anglicized form of FAOLÁN.
FINBAR   m   Irish
Variant of FIONNBHARR.
FINBARR   m   Irish
Variant of FIONNBHARR.
FINLAY   m   Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of FIONNLAGH.
FINLEY   m & f   Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of FIONNLAGH.
FINN (1)   m   Irish Mythology, Irish
Older Irish form of FIONN. This is also the usual Anglicized spelling of the name. As a surname it is borne by Huckleberry Finn, a character in Mark Twain's novels.
FINNAGÁN   m   Irish
Diminutive of FIONN.
FINNÁN   m   Irish
Older form of FIONNÁN.
FINNBAR   m   Irish
Variant of FIONNBHARR.
FINNBARR   m   Irish
Old Irish form of FIONNBHARR.
FINNEGAN   m   Irish, English (Modern)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Fionnagáin meaning "descendant of Fionnagán". The name Fionnagán is a diminutive of FIONN... [more]
FINNÉN   m   Irish
Older form of FINNIAN.
FINNGUALA   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Older form of FIONNUALA.
FINNIAN   m   Irish
Derived from Old Irish finn "white". This was the name of several Irish saints.
FINOLA   f   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FINTAN   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly means either "white fire" or "white bull" in Irish. According to legend this was the name of the only Irish person to survive the great flood. This name was also borne by many Irish saints.
FION   m   Irish
Variant of FIONN.
FÍONA   f   Irish
Derived from Irish fion meaning "vine".
FIONN   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
From Irish fionn (older Irish finn) meaning "fair" or "white". Fionn mac Cumhail was a legendary Irish hero who became all-wise by eating an enchanted salmon... [more]
FIONNÁN   m   Irish
Diminutive of FIONN. This was the name of an early Irish saint.
FIONNBARRA   m   Irish
Variant of FIONNBHARR.
FIONNBHARR   m   Irish
Means "fair hair", derived from Irish fionn "white, fair" and barr "head". Saint Fionnbharr of Cork was a 6th-century bishop who supposedly performed miraculous cures... [more]


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