Name Lists




English Names Translated into Irish: Women's Names and Men's Names What is your name in Irish? If your name is James, it would be Séamus, and if you're Mary, your Irish name is Máire.

Problem Names Page: Women's Names and Men's Names. If your name is not on the main Translation page, never fear! On these pages are names that cannot be traditionally translated, but we've managed to find some way to translate anyway. We also have a list of Names From the Bible translated into Irish.

Traditional Irish First Names: Men's Names and Women's Names. Names from history, myth, and legend- names that have been used in Ireland over the centuries. For SCA or other period names, start here.

Anglicizations of Irish names: Men's Names and Women's Names. Perhaps Aidan would be easier to pronounce than Aodhán and Eileen better than Eibhilín...If Gaelic is not your language, start here. If your name is already Irish (i.e., Brian, Kevin, Kathleen)-- look here to find the Irish Gaelic spelling!

All Names At Once Together: Women's Names and Men's Names. All the Irish names on this site together (surname names, traditional, modern, Gaelic, translations etc.)-- start here for general browsing.

Modern Irish Names These are names which have been coined within the past 100 years or so (i.e. Colleen, Shannon). Many of the most popular names with Irish origins in the USA are modern coinages (Katelyn, Ciara).

Irish Names sorted by meaning: this feature is especially useful if you want to name pets or houses.

Irish Surnames Used as First Names Recently, the use of surnames as first names has become more common (i.e. Kelly, Riley and Braden).

Irish Saints' Names Here is a list of Irish saints. They're listed by feast day, as well as alphabetically.

What Should My Grandchildren or Children Call Me in Irish?  If this is a question you've asked yourself, visit this page.

Terms of Endearment what would you call your child or your sweetheart? Here are some equivalents of, say, "honey," "darling" etc.

Irish Place Names Shannon and Erin have been used as names for a while now. Here are some more you could use!

House Names Need a name for your house? Here are the names of a bunch of houses in Ireland.

Boat Names Looking for a name for your boat? Here are a few ideas of names you could use!