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Irish Baby Names


They say, “If you’re lucky enough to be Irish, then you’re lucky enough.”  Whether or not your child-to-be has actual Celtic blood or not, a moniker derived from the isle of Ireland might just make your kid lucky in life.


Quirky and feminine, Aislinn means “dream,” and could suit the little girl you’ve been wishing for nicely. 
Nickname: Linn


Meaning “clever” or “curly-haired,” could be the right match for your little genius.
Nickname: Cassie


Meaning “high” or “mighty,” this could be a smart choice for your little prince. 
Nickname: Nell


A classic use of the last-as-first-name style, Dempsey means “proud,” an apt way to describe the Irish. Also, it makes us think of dreamy Patrick Dempsey.
Nickname: Demps


Meaning “shining” and “brilliant,” this name could perfectly fit a little girl who brightens up your days.
Nickname: Lee


This gender-bending name means “brave,” perfect for a plucky kid who stands up for others.
Nickname: Kase


Do you love the ocean? Murphy, meaning "sea warrier" could be a great fit for your little sailor.
Nickname: Murph


If your daughter is the light of your life, exotic Niamh, meaning “radiance,” will suit her perfectly. 
Nickname: Nia


Peace-loving and one-of-a-kind, this moniker means “one” or “unity.” Can't you imagine her achieving world peace one day? 
Nickname: Nana

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