Popular Irish Girls Names
In July of last year, 2012, the most popular Irish girls names were announced, and you may be surprised to learn
that not a single girls name with Irish connections were in the Top 10. Is this a sign that Ireland is losing its
sense of history and identity, or is it just a growing trend for certian universal popular names?
I would suspect it is the latter as the Irish are certainly known for their strong roots and a passion for not
losing their heritage. The history of Ireland is ingrained in most Irish people and rightly so.
But there are still plenty of popular Irish girls names that have been derived from Ireland in the overall top 100,
so it is not as if Irish people have stopped using Irish names altogether.
Here were the Top 10 most popular Irish girls names in Ireland:
As you can see most of these names are pretty much the same names which are just as popular in the UK too, and I think
the world is becoming a smaller place with the internet and social media passing on trends and information at
Below are the Irish girls names that were in the Top 100:
Some wonderful traditional Irish girls names in that list that are still very popular in Ireland.