Sinead O'Connor is brilliant. Top lass. She's not scared of anything, she's not! Our little Bengal cross cat is called Trillian Sinead in her honour... case of having to because the vet got very scissor-happy when he was getting her ready for her, what you might call, "ladies operation!" Five years on and little Trilly Sinead is still doing her terrific Irish namesake proud personality-wise.
elizkadoll  3/2/2018
LMS  5/16/2016
It's very sexy.
Oleg Karachi  1/10/2016
This name became popular in Ireland because it was borne by Sinéad de Valera (1878 - 1975), the wife of the Irish president Éamon de Valera. She was born with the name Jane, but later chose to use its Irish form Sinéad.
― Anonymous User  12/4/2011
Not really a famous 'bearer', bit this is the name of a song by the Dutch band Within Temptation :)
dancingintherain  8/4/2011
Sinead Starling, one of the Starling Triplets (Ned, Ted and Sinead) in the books 39 CLUES. They are the three Ekaterinas.
theadiragram  7/22/2011
Rather fizzy, if you ask me.
Hushpuppy  5/31/2011
In the Irish movie Disco Pigs, Sinead (nicknamed Runt) is one of the main characters.
― Anonymous User  10/5/2010
It is a lovely name.
― Anonymous User  7/8/2010
Sinead O'Connor has ruined this name for me. I find her to be very creepy and rather obnoxious. I admit that it does sound pretty, but the association is pretty strong.
bananarama  5/15/2010
Sinéad one of those pretty and sophisticated names that could suit many types of women. I've always liked it, though now I slightly prefer the softer-sounding Mairéad. I think Sinéad and Siobhán would by good names for twin girls. They have the same essence. Well, at least I think. However, Sinéad is very, very common, which puts me off from actually using it.
― Anonymous User  3/4/2010
I'm sorry, I hate this name. It sounds cheap and ugly, and also whenever I think of the name, I think of a grenade. I think that explains it. I think you'd be a little bit silly if you named your child after a bomb. :/
walesgal92  6/6/2009
Doubtful that this name is "Irish form of Jeannette" since it's origins are more complex than that. It is really more closely related to Seán, this is where its meaning lies.
niall  10/3/2007
Sinéad Cusack (b. 1948) is an Irish actress.
Kate  9/14/2007
The runner-up on Canada's Next Top Model was named Sinead. She was pretty cool, just like this name. =)
bobcat_explorer  7/21/2007
Singer Sinead Quinn is a famous bearer.
black_lace  1/14/2007
My mate Sinead always pronounced it Shi-NAy.
― Anonymous User  1/3/2007
I LOVE this name! Sinead Reilley and Sinead Rose are so pretty!
xKatiex  11/15/2006
While it's very common in Ireland, it's almost unheard of in the U.S., which I think is a shame. Sinéad is a very pretty name, in my opinion. However, I realise that in accordance with the original Gaelic pronunciation, this should be "Shi-nayd," I pronounce it like this: "Shawn-id." There was a girl I knew who pronounced her name that way, like the Scottish Seonaid, but spelled it as Sinead.
ragexprincess  9/2/2006
This name is of course very common in ireland where Neady (pronounced NAY-DEE) is the normal nickname.
― Anonymous User  5/28/2006
My daughter's best friend's name is Sinéad, but the first syllable is pronounced "sin" instead of "shin". I think that sounds even more interesting.
― Anonymous User  5/10/2006
I love this name, so beautiful & unique!
Meestee  3/2/2006
Another Irish singer Sinéad Lohan was not yet mentioned but I see that Sinéad O'Connor was.
sineadleigh  12/30/2005
Since stress usually falls on the first syllable in Gaelic, shouldn't Sinéad ("Jane", "Jenny") be pronounced as "SHIN-ayd"?
gaelruadh19  4/28/2005
Famous bearer: Sinead O'Connor, Irish singer-songwriter
― Anonymous User  12/5/2004

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