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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FIONNLAGHmIrish, Scottish
Means "white warrior" from Gaelic fionn "white, fair" and laogh "warrior".
FIONNTANmIrish, Scottish
Modern Irish form of FINTAN.
FIONNUALAfIrish, 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.
FIONOLAfIrish, Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FLAITHRÍmIrish
Means "king of princes" from Gaelic flaith "prince" and "king".
FLANNm & fIrish
Means "red" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of a 9th-century king of Tara in Ireland.
FLANNÁNm & fIrish
Diminutive of FLANN.
FLORRYmIrish
Anglicized form of FLAITHRÍ.
FLURRYmIrish
Anglicized form of FLAITHRÍ.
GALLAGHERmIrish, English (Rare)
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Gallchobhair meaning "descendant of GALLCHOBHAR".
GALLCHOBHARmIrish (Rare)
Irish name derived from gall "stranger" and cabhair "help".
GARBHÁNmIrish
Means "little rough one" from Irish garbh "rough" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 7th-century Irish saint.
GARVANmIrish
Anglicized form of GARBHÁN.
GEARALTmIrish
Irish form of GERALD.
GEARÓIDmIrish
Irish form of GERARD or GERALD.
GILROYmIrish, Scottish
From an Irish surname, either Mac Giolla Ruaidh, which means "son of the red-haired servant", or Mac Giolla Rí, which means "son of the king's servant".
GOBÁNmIrish
Either means "little smith" from Irish gobha "smith" combined with a diminutive suffix, or else derived from the name of the Irish god GOIBNIU (which is also a derivative of gobha).
GOBINETfIrish
Variant of GOBNAIT.
GOBNAITfIrish
Feminine form of GOBÁN. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish abbess, the patron saint of Ballyvourney.
GOBNETfIrish
Anglicized form of GOBNAIT.
GOFRAIDHmIrish
Irish form of GODFREY.
GORMLAITHfIrish, 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.
GRADYmIrish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Grádaigh meaning "descendant of Grádaigh". The name Grádaigh means "noble" in Gaelic.
GRÁINNEfIrish, 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".
GRANIAfIrish
Latinized form of GRÁINNE.
GRANYAfIrish
Variant of GRANIA.
GRÉAGÓIRmIrish
Irish form of GREGORY.
HEBER (1)mIrish
Anglicized form of ÉIBHEAR.
HONORAfIrish, English
Variant of HONORIA. It was brought to England and Ireland by the Normans.
IARFHLAITHmIrish
Composed of the Irish elements ior, of unknown meaning, and flaith "lord". Saint Iarfhlaith was a 6th-century bishop from Galway, Ireland.
ÍDEfIrish
Possibly derived from Old Irish ítu "thirst". This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint.
ÍOMHARmIrish
Irish form of IVOR.
IONATÁNmIrish
Irish form of JONATHAN.
ISIBÉALfIrish
Irish form of ISABEL.
ITAfIrish
Anglicized form of ÍDE.
IÚILEfIrish
Irish form of JULIA.
IVORmIrish, Scottish, Welsh, English (British)
From the Old Norse name Ívarr, which was derived from the elements yr "yew, bow" and arr "warrior". During the Middle Ages it was brought to Britain by Scandinavian settlers and invaders, and it was adopted in Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
JARLATHmIrish
Anglicized form of IARFHLAITH.
KANEmIrish
Anglicized form of CATHÁN.
KATHLEENfIrish, English
Anglicized form of CAITLÍN.
KEANmIrish
Anglicized form of CIAN.
KEANEmIrish
Variant of KEAN.
KEAVYfIrish, Scottish
Anglicized form of CAOIMHE.
KEEFEmIrish, English (Rare)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Caoimh meaning "descendant of CAOMH".
KEEGANmIrish, English
From an Irish surname, the Anglicized form of the Gaelic Mac Aodhagáin, which means "descendant of Aodhagán". The given name Aodhagán is a double diminutive of AODH.
KEELANf & mIrish
Anglicized form of CAOILFHIONN, sometimes used as a masculine name.
KEELINfIrish
Anglicized form of CAOILFHIONN.
KEENANmIrish
Anglicized form of CIANÁN.
KEEVAfIrish
Anglicized form of CAOIMHE.
KELANmIrish
Anglicized form of CAOLÁN.
KELLYm & fIrish, 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).
KENNEDYf & mEnglish, Irish
From an irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cinnéidigh meaning "descendant of CENNÉTIG". The name is often given in honour of assassinated American president John F. Kennedy (1917-1963).
KEVANmIrish
Variant of KEVIN.
KEVINmEnglish, Irish, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Anglicized form of the Irish name Caoimhín, derived from the older Irish Cóemgein, composed of the Old Irish elements cóem "kind, gentle, handsome" and gein "birth". Saint Caoimhín established a monastery in Glendalough, Ireland in the 6th century and is the patron saint of Dublin. It became popular in the English-speaking world outside of Ireland in the 20th century.
KIERAfIrish, English
Anglicized form of CIARA (1).
KIERANmIrish, English
Anglicized form of CIARÁN.
KIERONmIrish, English
Anglicized form of CIARÁN.
KILIANmGerman, Irish, French
German form and Irish and French variant of CILLIAN.
KILLIANmIrish, French
Anglicized variant of CILLIAN, also used in France.
KYRANmIrish
Variant of KIERAN.
LACHTNAmIrish
Means "milk-coloured" in Irish Gaelic. According to legend this was the name of an ancestor of the Irish king Brian Boru.
LAOGHAIREmIrish
Modern Irish form of LÓEGAIRE.
LAOISEfIrish
Possibly a newer form of LUIGSECH. It is also used as an Irish form of Louise.
LÉANfIrish
Irish form of HELEN.
LEARYmIrish
Anglicized form of LAOGHAIRE.
LÍADANfIrish
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.
LIAMmIrish, English
Irish short form of WILLIAM.
LÍLEfIrish
Irish form of LILY.
LOCHLAINNmIrish
Irish form of LACHLAN.
LOCHLANNmIrish
Irish form of LACHLAN.
LOMÁNmIrish
Variant of LOMMÁN.
LOMMÁNmIrish
Means "little bare one", derived from Irish Gaelic lomm "bare" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 5th-century saint, a nephew of Saint Patrick.
LONÁNmIrish
Means "little blackbird", derived from Irish Gaelic lon "blackbird" combined with a diminutive suffix.
LORCÁNmIrish
Means "little fierce one", derived from Irish Gaelic lorcc "fierce" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 12th-century archbishop of Dublin.
LÚCÁSmIrish
Irish form of LUCAS.
LUGHAIDHmIrish, Irish Mythology
Derived from the name of the Irish god LUGH. This was the name of several characters in Irish legend, including the king Lughaidh mac Con.
LUÍSEACHfIrish
Modern form of LUIGSECH.
MADAILÉINfIrish
Irish form of MAGDALENE.
MAEVEfIrish, 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'.
MÁGHNUSmIrish
Irish form of MAGNUS.
MAHONmIrish
Anglicized form of MATHGHAMHAIN.
MAINCHÍNmIrish
Means "little monk", derived from Irish manach "monk" combined with a diminutive suffix.
MÁIREfIrish
Irish form of MARY.
MAIRÉADfIrish
Irish form of MARGARET.
MÁIRÍNfIrish
Irish diminutive of MARY.
MÁIRTÍNmIrish
Irish form of MARTIN.
MAITIÚmIrish
Irish form of MATTHEW.
MALACHYmIrish
Anglicized form of MÁEL SECHNAILL or MÁEL MÁEDÓC, influenced by the spelling of MALACHI. Saint Malachy (in Irish, Máel Máedóc) was a 12th-century archbishop of Armagh renowned for his miracles.
MALLAIDHfIrish
Irish form of MOLLY.
MANNIXmIrish
Anglicized form of MAINCHÍN.
MANUSmIrish
Irish form of MAGNUS.
MAOLSHEACHLANNmIrish
Modern Irish form of MÁEL SECHLAINN.
MARCASmIrish, Scottish
Irish and Scottish form of MARK.
MATHÚINmIrish
Modern Irish form of MATHGHAMHAIN.
MAURA (2)fIrish, 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.
MAUREENfIrish, English
Anglicized form of MÁIRÍN.
MAVEfIrish
Variant of MAEVE.
MAVOURNEENfIrish
Derived from the Irish phrase mo mhúirnín meaning "my darling".
MEALLÁNmIrish
Possibly means "lightning" in Irish Gaelic.
MEAVEfIrish
Variant of MAEVE.
MELLANmIrish
Anglicized form of MEALLÁN.
MÍCHEÁLmIrish
Irish form of MICHAEL.
MOIRAfIrish, 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. They were the three female personifications of destiny in Greek mythology.
MÓIRÍNfIrish
Diminutive of MÓR.
MONA (1)fIrish, 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").
MONATfIrish
Anglicized form of MUADHNAIT.
MÓRfScottish, Irish
Means "great" in Gaelic. It is sometimes translated into English as SARAH.
MOREENfIrish, English
Anglicized form of MÓIRÍN. It is sometimes used as a variant of MAUREEN.
MORNAfIrish, Scottish
Anglicized form of MUIRNE.
MUADHNAITfIrish
Means "little noble one", derived from Irish muadh "noble, good" combined with a diminutive suffix.
MUIRCHERTACHmIrish
Means "mariner" in Gaelic. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish high king.
MUIREDACHmIrish
Means "lord" in Irish. This was the name of several legendary and historical kings of Ireland.
MUIRENNfIrish, Irish Mythology
Either derived from Gaelic muir "sea" and fionn "fair, white", or else a variant of MUIRNE.
MUIRGELfIrish
Means "bright sea", derived from Gaelic muir "sea" and geal "bright".
MUIRGENfIrish, 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.
MUIRGHEALfIrish
Modern form of MUIRGEL.
MUIRÍNfIrish
Modern form of MUIRGEN.
MUIRISmIrish
Irish form of MAURICE.
MURCHADHmIrish, Scottish
Derived from Gaelic muir "sea" and cadh "warrior".
MURDOCHmIrish
Anglicized form of MUIREDACH.
MURIELfEnglish, 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. In the modern era it was popularized by a character from Dinah Craik's novel 'John Halifax, Gentleman' (1856).
MURNAfIrish
Anglicized form of MUIRNE.
MURPHYm & fIrish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Murchadha meaning "descendant of MURCHADH".
MURROUGHmIrish
Anglicized form of MURCHADH.
MURTAGHmIrish
Anglicized form of MUIRCHERTACH or MUIREDACH.
MYRNAfIrish
Anglicized form of MUIRNE.
NAINSÍfIrish
Irish form of NANCY.
NAOISEmIrish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
Meaning unknown, presumably of Gaelic origin. In Irish legend he was the young man who eloped with Deirdre, the beloved of Conchobhar the king of Ulster. Conchobhar eventually succeeded in having Naoise murdered, which caused Deirdre to die of grief.
NAOMHfIrish
Means "holy" in Irish Gaelic.
NAOMHÁNmIrish, Scottish
Means "little saint", derived from Irish naomh "saint" combined with a diminutive suffix.
NEASAfIrish, 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.
NEASSAfIrish
Variant of NEASA.
NEILmIrish, Scottish, English
From the Gaelic name Niall, which is of disputed origin, possibly meaning "champion" or "cloud". This was the name of a semi-legendary 4th-century Irish king, Niall of the Nine Hostages.... [more]
NESSA (3)fIrish, Irish Mythology
Anglicized form of NEASA.
NEVANmIrish
Anglicized form of NAOMHÁN.
NEVEfIrish
Anglicized form of NIAMH.
NIALLmIrish, Scottish
Original Gaelic spelling of NEIL.
NIAMHfIrish, 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.
NINIANmScottish, Irish, Ancient Celtic
Meaning unknown. It appears in a Latinized form Niniavus, which could be from the Welsh name NYNNIAW. This was the name of a 5th-century British saint who was apparently responsible for many miracles and cures. He is known as the Apostle to the Picts.
NIOCLÁSmIrish
Irish form of NICHOLAS.
NÓIRÍNfIrish
Irish diminutive of NORA.
NOLAfEnglish, Irish
Diminutive of MAGNOLIA, FINOLA or other names containing a similar sound.
NOLANmIrish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Nualláin meaning "descendant of NUALLÁN". The baseball player Nolan Ryan (1947-) is a famous bearer of this name.
NOLLAIGm & fIrish
Means "Christmas" in Irish.
NÓRAfHungarian, Irish
Hungarian and Irish Gaelic form of NORA.
NORAfIrish, 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).
NORAHfIrish, English
Variant of NORA.
NOREENfIrish, English
Diminutive of NORA.
NORENEfIrish, English
Diminutive of NORA.
NUALAfIrish
Short form of FIONNUALA.
ODHARNAITfIrish
Means "little pale green one", derived from Irish odhra "pale green, sallow" combined with a diminutive suffix.
ODHRÁNmIrish
Means "little pale green one", derived from Irish odhra "pale green, sallow" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a saint who travelled with Saint Columba through Scotland.
ODRANmIrish
Anglicized form of ODHRÁN.
OISÍNmIrish, Irish Mythology
Means "little deer", derived from Irish os "deer" combined with a diminutive suffix. In Irish legend Oisín was a warrior hero and a poet, the son of Fionn mac Cumhail.
ONÓRAfIrish
Irish form of HONORA.
OONAfIrish, Finnish
Irish variant and Finnish form of ÚNA.
OONAGHfIrish
Variant of ÚNA.
ORANmIrish
Anglicized form of ODHRÁN.
ÓRFHLAITHfIrish
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)fIrish
Anglicized form of ÓRFHLAITH.
ORLAGHfIrish
Anglicized form of ÓRFHLAITH.
ORNA (1)fIrish
Anglicized form of ODHARNAIT.
ORNATfIrish
Anglicized form of ODHARNAIT.
ORRINmIrish
Anglicized form of ODHRÁN.
OSCARmEnglish, Irish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, French, Irish Mythology
Possibly means "deer friend", derived from Gaelic os "deer" and cara "friend". Alternatively, it may derive from the Old English name OSGAR or its Old Norse cognate ÁSGEIRR, which may have been brought to Ireland by Viking invaders and settlers. In Irish legend Oscar was the son of the poet Oisín and the grandson of the hero Fionn mac Cumhail.... [more]
OSHEENmIrish
Anglicized form of OISÍN.
OWEN (2)mIrish
Anglicized form of EOGHAN.
PADDYmIrish
Irish diminutive of PATRICK.
PÁDRAICmIrish
Irish form of PATRICK.
PÁDRAIGmIrish
Irish form of PATRICK.
PÁDRAIGÍNfIrish
Irish form of PATRICIA.
PATRICKmIrish, English, French, German
From the Latin name Patricius, which meant "nobleman". This name was adopted in the 5th-century by Saint Patrick, whose birth name was Sucat. He was a Romanized Briton who was captured and enslaved in his youth by Irish raiders. After six years of servitude he escaped home, but he eventually became a bishop and went back to Ireland as a missionary. He is traditionally credited with Christianizing the island, and is regarded as Ireland's patron saint.... [more]
PATSYf & mEnglish, Irish
Variant of PATTY, also used as a diminutive of PATRICK.
PEADARmIrish, Scottish
Irish and Scottish form of PETER.
PHELANmIrish
Anglicized form of FAOLÁN.
PHELIMmIrish
Anglicized form of FEIDHLIM.
PIARASmIrish
Irish form of PIERS.
PILIBmIrish
Irish form of PHILIP.
PÓLmIrish
Irish form of PAUL.
PROINSIASmIrish
Irish form of FRANCIS.
QUINNm & fIrish, English
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cuinn meaning "descendant of CONN".
RAGHNAILTfIrish
Irish form of RAGNHILD.
RÁICHÉALfIrish
Irish form of RACHEL.
RATHNAITfIrish
Derived from Irish rath "grace, prosperity" combined with a diminutive suffix.
REAGANf & mEnglish (Modern), Irish
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Ríagáin meaning "descendant of RIAGÁN". This surname was borne by American president Ronald Reagan (1911-2004).
RÉAMANNmIrish
Irish form of RAYMOND.
REARDENmIrish
Anglicized form of RÓRDÁN.
REDMONDmIrish
Anglicized form of RÉAMANN.
REDMUNDmIrish
Anglicized form of RÉAMANN.
RIAGÁNmIrish
Possibly derived from ríodhgach meaning "impulsive".
RÍANmIrish
Irish name (see RYAN).
RÍOGHNÁNmIrish
From Irish "king" combined with a diminutive suffix.
RÍONAfIrish
Either a variant of RÍOGHNACH or a short form of CATRIONA.
RIORDANmIrish
Anglicized form of RÓRDÁN.
RISTEÁRDmIrish
Irish form of RICHARD.
ROIBEÁRDmIrish
Irish form of ROBERT.
RÓISfIrish
Irish cognate of ROSE.
RÓISÍNfIrish
Diminutive of RÓIS.
RÓNÁNmIrish
Means "little seal", derived from Irish rón "seal" combined with a diminutive suffix.
RONIT (1)fIrish
Anglicized form of RATHNAIT.
RÓRDÁNmIrish
From the older Irish name Ríoghbhardán, which meant "little poet king" from Irish Gaelic ríogh "king" combined with bard "poet" and a diminutive suffix.
RORIEmIrish, Scottish
Variant of RORY.
RORYmIrish, Scottish
Anglicized form of RUAIDHRÍ.
ROSHEENfIrish
Anglicized form of RÓISÍN.
ROWANm & fIrish, 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.
RUADHmIrish, Scottish
Gaelic byname meaning "red", often a nickname for one with red hair. This was the nickname of the Scottish outlaw Raibeart Ruadh MacGregor (1671-1734), known as Rob Roy in English.
RUADHÁNmIrish
Diminutive of RUADH.
RUAIDHRÍmIrish
Means "red king" from Irish ruadh "red" combined with "king". This was the name of the last high king of Ireland, reigning in the 12th century.
RUARCmIrish
Probably an Irish form of HRŒREKR, introduced by Scandinavian settlers and invaders. Alternatively it may be derived from Irish ruarc "squall, rainstorm".
RYANmIrish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Riain meaning "descendant of Rían". The given name Rían probably means "little king" (from Irish "king" combined with a diminutive suffix).
SADBfIrish, Irish Mythology
Means "sweet, goodly" in Irish Gaelic. In Irish mythology Sadb was the mother of Oisín.
SADHBHfIrish, Irish Mythology
Modern Irish form of SADB.
SAIBHfIrish
Variant of SADB.
SAOIRSEfIrish
Means "freedom" in Irish Gaelic.
SARAIDfIrish
Means "excellent" in Irish Gaelic.
mIrish
Variant of SÉAGHDHA.
SEACHNALLmIrish
Possibly an Irish form of SECUNDINUS. This was the name of a 5th-century Irish saint, also known as Secundinus.
SÉAFRAmIrish
Irish form of GEOFFREY.
SÉAGHDHAmIrish
Possibly means "admirable" or "hawk-like" in Gaelic.
SÉAMASmIrish
Irish form of JAMES.
SÉAMUSmIrish
Irish form of JAMES.
SEÁNmIrish
Irish form of JOHN.
SEANmIrish, English
Anglicized form of SEÁN.
SEANÁNmIrish
Variant of SENÁN.
SÉARLAITfIrish
Irish form of CHARLOTTE.
SÉARLASmIrish
Irish form of CHARLES.
SENÁNmIrish
Means "little old person", derived from Old Irish sen "old" combined with a diminutive suffix. Saint Senán was a 6th-century monk from Munster, Ireland.
SENANmIrish
Anglicized form of SENÁN.
SEOIRSEmIrish
Irish form of GEORGE.
SEOSAMHmIrish
Irish form of JOSEPH.
SHAMUSmIrish
Anglicized form of SÉAMUS.
SHANEmIrish, English
Anglicized form of SEÁN. It came into general use in America after the release of the western movie 'Shane' (1953).
SHAVONNEfIrish, English
Anglicized form of SIOBHÁN.
SHAY (1)mIrish
Anglicized form of SÉAGHDHA.
SHEAm & fIrish
Anglicized form of SÉAGHDHA, sometimes used as a feminine name.
SHEAMUSmIrish
Anglicized form of SÉAMUS.
SHEILAfIrish, English
Anglicized form of SÍLE.
SHEVAUNfIrish, English (Rare)
Anglicized form of SIOBHÁN.
SHEVONfIrish, English (Rare)
Anglicized form of SIOBHÁN.
SIBÉALfIrish
Irish form of ISABEL.
SÍLEfIrish
Irish form of CECILIA.
SÍNEfIrish
Irish form of JEANNE.
SINÉADfIrish
Irish form of JEANNETTE.
SIOBHÁNfIrish
Irish form of Jehanne, a Norman French variant of JEANNE.
SIOFRAfIrish
Means "elf, sprite" in Irish Gaelic.
SIOTHRÚNmIrish
Irish form of GEOFFREY.
SÍTHEACHmIrish (Rare)
Means "peaceful" or "mysterious, fairy-like" in Irish Gaelic.
SÍTHMAITHfIrish
Means "good peace" from Irish síth "peace" and maith "good".
SIVEfIrish
Anglicized form of SADB.
SLÁINEf & mIrish, Irish Mythology
Means "health" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of a legendary high king of Ireland.
SOMHAIRLEmScottish, Irish
Gaelic form of Somarliðr (see SOMERLED).
SORCHAfIrish, Scottish
Means "radiant" in Gaelic. It is sometimes used as an Irish form of Sarah.
SORLEYmScottish, Irish
Anglicized form of SOMHAIRLE.
STIOFÁNmIrish
Irish form of STEPHEN.
SUIBHNEmIrish, Scottish, Ancient Irish
Means "well-going" in Gaelic. This was the name of a 7th-century high king of Ireland.
SUIBNEmIrish
Variant of SUIBHNE.
SWEENEYmIrish, Scottish
Anglicized form of SUIBHNE.
TADGmIrish, Scottish
Old Irish form of TADHG.
TADHGmIrish, Scottish
Means "poet" in Irish. This was the name of an 11th-century king of Connacht.
TADHGÁNmIrish
Diminutive of TADHG.
TALULLAfIrish
From the Gaelic name Tuilelaith, which was derived from Irish tuile "abundance" and flaith "princess".
TEAGUEmIrish
Anglicized form of TADHG.
TEIGEmIrish
Anglicized form of TADHG.
TEIGUEmIrish
Anglicized form of TADHG.
TIARNACHmIrish
Modern Irish form of TIGHEARNACH.
TIARNÁNmIrish
Modern Irish form of TIGHEARNÁN.
TIERNANmIrish
Anglicized form of TIGHEARNÁN.
TIERNEYm & fIrish, English (Rare)
Anglicized form of TIGHEARNACH. In part, it is from a surname derived from the given name.
TIGHEmIrish
Anglicized form of TADHG.
TIGHEARNACHmIrish
Derived from Irish Gaelic tigern meaning "lord". This was the name of an Irish saint of the 6th century. In his youth he was kidnapped by Welsh pirates and brought to Wales, but he escaped to Scotland. Eventually he returned to Ireland where he was a bishop of Clogher.
TIGHEARNÁNmIrish
Means "little lord" from Irish Gaelic tigern "lord" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 12th-century king of Breifne in Ireland.
TOALmIrish
Anglicized form of TUATHAL.
TOIRDHEALBHACHmIrish
Means "instigator", derived from Gaelic toirdhealbh "prompting".
TOIRÉASAfIrish
Irish form of THERESA.