Irish Names sorted by meaning: this feature is especially useful if you want to name pets or houses.
English Names Translated into Irish 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. If you can't find your name, take a look at our Problem Names Page. These are names that cannot be traditionally translated, but we've gotten lots of e-mails about.
Traditional Irish First 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 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!
Modern Irish Names These are names which have been coined within the past 100 years or so (i.e. Colleen, Shaina). Many of the most popular names with Irish origins are modern coinages (Katelyn, Ciara)
Irish Surnames Used as First Names Recently, the use of surnames as first names has become more common (i.e. Kelly, Riley and Braden).
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!
All Names At Once: All the Irish names on this site together (surname names, traditional, modern, Gaelic, translations etc.)-- start here for general browsing.