101 Unique Irish Baby Girl Names

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Irish names are unusual unique and even sound exotic too. If you are looking for such beautiful Irish name for your baby girl, here are 101 unique Irish Baby girl names with meanings.

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101 Beautiful Irish Baby Girl Names

irish baby girl names

NameMeaning / Origin
ChloeMeaning ‘green shoot’ in Greek
Aoife
Gaelic form of the name Eve. Aoife was a daughter of King Dermot of Leinster who married the Norman invader Strongbow.
Sarahs: ‘princess’
Ciara
Saint Ciara Saint, Tipperary, 679 a.d.
Niamh
Gaelic: ‘bright’, Princess of the land of Promise who left with Ossian for the Otherworld
EmmaGermanic: ‘universal’
RachelHebrew: ‘ewe’
RebeccaHebrew
Lauren
A feminine form of Laurence, from ‘Laurentius’ meaning ‘laurel’
MeganWelsh origin: strong
Amy
From French name Amée meaning ‘beloved’
LauraLatin: ‘laurel’
Katie
Greek. Catherine and Kate are variants.
Emily
Feminine form of Roman name Aemilius
ShaunaFeminine form of Sean/Shaun
Nicole
Feminine form of Nicholas, Nicola is variant
Roisin
Gaelic: Rose, Rosaleen is a variant
Sophie
Greek: ‘wisdom’, Sophia is variant
Kate
Greek. Catherine and Katie are variants.
Shannon
Placename – the longest river in Ireland
Hannah
Greek: ‘he has favoured me’. A form of Anne. Johanna and Nora are variants
CaoimheGentle, graceful, beauty
Alanna
Gaelic ‘a leanbh’: ‘O child’. Allana is a variant.
Kathleen
Gaelic form of Catherine, Caitlin is a variant
AislingDream, vision
Sinead
Gaelic form of Jane which is a feminine form of John.
Margaret
Greek: ‘pearl’, Saint Margaret 1093 ad. Peg, Peggy and Margot are variants.
Anna
Greek: ‘he has favoured me’. A form of Anne. Johanna and Nora are variants
Tara
Placename: the seat of the High Kings of Ireland
Grace
Gaelic: ‘grain goddess’, from Gráinne, Grania was Finn MacCools betrothed who elooed with Dermot. Grace O’Malley was an Irish warrior princess.
SaoirseGaelic: Freedom
Áine
Gaelic: ‘joy’/’praise’. Often used for Anne. Áine was the queen of the South Munster Fairies.
Jennifer
Cornish version of Guinevere menaing ‘white wave’. Guinevere was King Arthur’s wife.
Abigail
From Abigail meaning ‘father rejoiced’
Eimear
Emer was the wife of legendary Gaelic hero Cuchulainn.
Orla
Gaelic: ‘golden lady’. Orlagh and Aurnia are variants.
Mary
Hebrew: Miriam, Greek: Mariam, Latin: Maria. Maire, Marion, Marian, Molly, Mollie, Moira and Maura are among the variants.
Clodagh
Placename: a County Tipperary river
Claire
Latin; ‘bright’, Saint Clare of Assissi 1253 ad. Clare is a variant.
Michelle
French feminine form of the name Michael. Michele and Michaela are variants.
Caitlin
Gaelic form of Catherine, Katelyn is a variant
Olivia
A form of the name Olive which is of Latin origin. Elva is a variant.
Lucy
Feminine form of the Latin name Lucius.
Isobel
French forms of Elizabeth. Isabel and Isabella are variants.
Louise
Feminine form of the name Louis. Louisa is a variant.
HollyHolly tree
LisaFrom Elizabeth
DanielleFemale form of Daniel
Grainne
Gaelic: ‘grain goddess’, Grania was Finn MacCool’s betrothed who elooped with Dermot. Grace is a variant. Grace O’Malley was an Irish warrior princess.
Kelly
Gaelic: ‘strife. Widespread Irish surname.
Catherine
Greek. Kate and Katie are variants.
FenellaWhite shouldered one
RuthBiblical name
FineenaBeautiful Child
KayleighGaelic: party, celebration
FionaGaelic: ‘fionn’, meaning ‘fair’.
Elizabeth
Hebrew: ‘my God is satisfaction’. Saint Elizabeth was mother of John the Baptist. Eliza, Liz, Elsie and Elsa are among the variants.
AlisonFrom the name Alice
Michaela
A feminine form of the name michael.
FionnabhairFair Hair
Eva
Latin form of the name Eve. Aoife was a daughter of King Dermot of Leinster who married the Norman invader Strongbow.
ForlaithGolden Queen
Emer
Emer was the wife of legendary Gaelic hero Cuchulainn.
MollyA form of the name Mary.
Maeve
Gaelic: ‘intoxicating one’. Maeve was a Queen of Connaught who invaded Ulster, defended by Cuchulainn.
AndreaFeminine form of Andrew.
CristionaFlower of Christ
CoriFrom the Hollow
JaneGaelic feminine form of John.
ClodaghRiver Clodagh
Maria
Hebrew: Miriam, Greek: Mariam, Latin: Maria. Mary, Maire, Marion, Marian, Molly, Mollie, Moira and Maura are among the variants.
Natasha
Russian: ‘christmas’, a form of Natalie.
RachaelHebrew
Nicola
Feminine form of Nicholas, Nicole is variant
SorchaHebrew: ‘princess’
FeenaSmall Fawn
Siobhan
Gaelic form of Joan. Judith and Julia are variants.
StephanieA female form of Stephen
Abbie
From Abigail meaning ‘father rejoiced’
Alannah
Gaelic ‘a leanbh’: ‘O child’. Alana is a variant
ErinGaelic word for Ireland.
Katelyn
Gaelic form of Catherine, Caitlin is a variant
VictoriaLatin: ‘victory’
Gemma
Italian: ‘gem’. Saint Gemma Galgani 1903.
MelissaGreek: ‘bee’.
EveHebrew: ‘lively’.
Allana
Gaelic ‘a leanbh’: ‘O child’. Alana is a variant.
Alice
Germanic ‘Adelaide’: ‘noble sort’.
KarenDanish form of Catherine
AedamnairFire
DelaneyFrom the alder Grove
DaraCompassion
DarinaFruitful Fertile
AibheWhite
AibhlinnLonged for child
AnaWealth; Abundance
EilleenLight of Sun
EilisConsecrated to God
EdenDelight; Paradise
EimearSwift
EesoldRuler of the Ice

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