Irish Submitted 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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SADHBHA f Irish
"A variant of SADHBH in use in Donegal and Derry." In former times, it was Anglicized as SOPHIA.
SAMHAIL m Irish
Variant of SAMUEL.
SAORLA f Irish
Variant of Saorlaith which is derived from Irish saor "free" (compare SAOIRSE) combined with flaith "princess".
SEACAILÍN f Irish (Rare)
Rare Irish form of JACQUELINE.
SÉADNA m Irish
"Séadna, also Séanna, is an Irish Gaelic personal name known mostly due to the popularity of the book Séadna, by Father Peadar Ua Laoghaire (occasionally known in English as Peter O'Leary), which was published in 1904... [more]
SEAGHDHAN m Irish (Rare)
Variant of SÉAGHDHA as well as an older form of SEAN.
SEÁNA f Irish (Latinized), English
Latinazed feminine form of SEÁN. Seána came into use in the 20th century.
SEANACHAN m Irish
Derived from sean, meaning "old".
SEASTNÁN m Irish (Rare, ?)
No one is quite sure what Seastnán means but it is said to mean "Bodyguard"
SEERSHA f Irish (Anglicized, Rare)
Anglicized version of the Irish name SAOIRSE.
SÉIMÍ m Irish
Diminutive of SÉAMUS.
SEOIDÍN f Irish (Modern)
From seoid meaning "jewel, gem" combined with the diminutive suffix -ín.
SEÓNAIDH f Irish
The Irish form of the Scottish-Gaelic name Seonaid. Which is turn a translation of Joan, which means ''God's gift'' or ''God's grace''
SEOSAIMHÍN f Irish
Irish form of JOSEPHINE.
SEOSAMHIN f Irish (Modern, Rare)
Modern Gaelic form of JOSEPHINE.
SHANACHIE f & m Scottish Gaelic, Irish
Irish word for "a skilled teller of tales or legends, especially Gaelic ones." From the Scots Gaelic word seanachaidh, from Old Irish senchaid, variant of senchae, meaning historian, derived from sen, meaning old.
SHARNI f Irish
"Plain of Roses"
SHAUNIN m Irish
Shaunin is a variant of an Irish name SHAUN which means "God is Gracious" or "Gift from God"
SHELTA m & f Irish
From the name of a private or secret language spoken by Irish Travellers (a group also known as the Pavee). It means "a voice that moves" in Shelta ("moves" in the sense of being emotional, endearing and affectionate) and some modern Celticists think it comes from the Irish Gaelic word siúlta which means "walking" (the "s" is pronounced "sh" and the diphthong is as much like a slurred schwa sound).... [more]
SINEAID f Irish
Variant of SINÉAD.
SÍODA m Irish
Originally a Gaelic byname meaning "silk".
SIODHACH m Irish
Most likely related to the word "peace". Compare Siochain "peace" and Siodhachain
SÍOMÓN m Irish (Rare)
Irish form of Simon.
SÍONA f Irish
Possibly a variant of SÍNE.
SIONNAN m & f Irish
Sionnan means river goddess
SÍORÁIN m Irish
Diminutive of the word síor "long-lasting"
SÍRÍN m Irish
Variant of SÍORÁIN
SISILE f Irish (Archaic)
"A late form of SÍLE".
SIÚN f Irish (Rare)
Rare Irish form of SUSAN, possibly a variant of SIOBHÁN. Used as the name of the title character in the traditional song Siún Ní Dhuibhir ("Susan O'Dwyer").
SLEVIN m English (Rare), Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of the Irish name Sléibhín, which was probably a diminutive of sliabh "mountain" (genitive sléibhe), perhaps originally a short form of names such as Donnshléibhe (which meant "brown-haired man of the mountain" from donn "brown" (or possibly "chieftain") and sléibhe "of the mountain")... [more]
SOLAMH m Irish (Rare)
Irish form of SOLOMON.
SORACA f Irish (Anglicized, Archaic)
Archaic Anglicized form of SORCHA. Soraca Jonin, a member of the Mac Jonin (Jennings) family of Tuam, fl. 1678, was a religious patron.
SOSAIDH f Irish (Rare)
Irish form of SUSIE.
SPEALÁN m Irish
Diminutive of the word "speal"
STÉISE f Irish
Diminutive of Annstás, an Irish form of ANASTASIA (which was imported to Ireland by Anglo-Norman settlers).
SÚILEABHÁN m Irish
Means "little dark eye" in Irish, from súil "eye", dubh "black, dark", and án, a diminutive suffix. This is the original Irish form of SULLIVAN.
SULLY m English, Irish
Diminutive of SULLIVAN.
SÚSANNA f Irish (Rare), Icelandic, Faroese
Irish, Icelandic and Faroese form of SUSANNAH.
TADGH m Irish
Variant of TADHG.
TAIE m Irish
Typically noted as a surname but has incidental use as a first name.
TAISCE f Irish (Modern, Rare)
Irish Gaelic.... [more]
TAVIN m Scottish (Modern), Irish (Modern)
In Scottish, Tavin means 'twin'. Tavin is also the Irish word teevee meaning 'hillside'.
TEENIE f Irish
Diminutive of CHRISTINA.
TEIG m Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of TADHG used by Douglas Hyde in his translation of the Irish folktale 'Teig O'Kane (Tadhg O Cáthán) and the Corpse'.
TÉODÓIR m Irish
Irish form of THEODORE.
THADY m Irish
Irish diminutive of THADDEUS, an anglicized form of TADHG. Thady Quill is the subject of an Irish ballad, 'The Bould Thady Quill' (ca... [more]
TIOMÓIDÉ m Irish
Irish form of Timothy.
TORÁN m Irish
Formed from a diminutive of tor ‘lord’, ‘hero’, ‘champion’.
TORYN f Irish, English
Feminine form of TORIN.
TRAINOR m Irish (Americanized, Rare)
Transferee use of the surname TRAINOR.
TREABHAIR m Irish
Irish Gaelic form of TREVOR.
TREISE f Irish
Variant of TREASA.
TRÍONA f Irish
Short form of CAITRÍONA or ALASTRÍONA. Sometimes used as a name in on its own.
TUATHLAITH f Irish
Means "princess of the people" from Irish tuath meaning "people, land" combined with flaith "princess".
TUILELAITH f Irish (Rare)
Original Gaelic form of TALULLA.
TYNAN m English (Australian, Rare), Irish
Variation of the transferred use of the surname TUÍNEÁN.
TYRELLE m Irish, French, English
From the old french word ‘Tirel’ meaning ‘puller’. Also a derivative of the Scandinavian god of battle ‘Tyr’ - the name for Tuesday.
UAID m Irish
Irish form of WAT
UAINÍN f Irish
Means "little lamb" in Irish.
UALTAR m Irish (Rare)
Irish form of WALTER.
UILEAGÓID m Irish
Diminutive of UILLEAG
UINSEAN m Irish (Rare)
Irish form of VINCENT.
UNGUS m Irish
Variant of ANGUS.
VON f Irish, English
Shortened form of Irish name SIOBHAN
WARDEN m Scottish, English, Irish
From as Scottish and Irish surname meaning "to guard".