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Conor, Finn, Erin and Fiadh:The most popular Irish names in 2018

While some Irish monikers are difficult to pronounce, many are unusual and unique.

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, here are the most popular names in Ireland in 2018 according to Ireland’s Central Statistics Office.

They show both traditional and celebrity influences (Conor McGregor, Cillian Murphy, Saoirse Ronan). Check them out below.

Top 10 baby names for boys in Ireland for 2018:

  1. Jack
  2. James
  3. Noah
  4. Conor
  5. Daniel
  6. Harry
  7. Luke
  8. Michael
  9. Adam
  10. Charlie
  11. Liam
  12. Thomas
  13. Sean
  14. Fionn
  15. Oisin
  16. Alex
  17. Cillian
  18. Finn
  19. Patrick
  20. Tadhg
  21. Darragh
  22. Jamie
  23. Matthew
  24. Oliver
  25. Ryan
  26. Dylan
  27. Cian
  28. John
  29. Ben
  30. David
  31. Alexander
  32. Tom
  33. Rian
  34. Aaron
  35. Max
  36. Leo
  37. Ethan
  38. Oscar
  39. Sam
  40. Jake
  41. Jacob
  42. Ollie
  43. Bobby
  44. Evan
  45. Logan
  46. Alfie
  47. Callum
  48. William
  49. Joseph
  50. Nathan
  51. Aidan
  52. Joshua
  53. Mason
  54. Sammuel
  55. Lucas
  56. Benjamin
  57. Donnacha
  58. Robert
  59. Senan
  60. Cathal
  61. Leon
  62. Theo
  63. Mohammad
  64. Louis
  65. Eoin
  66. Kyle
  67. Shay
  68. Jayden
  69. Tommy
  70. Danny
  71. George
  72. Rory
  73. Arthur
  74. Sean
  75. Christopher
  76. Andrew
  77. Eoghan
  78. Luca
  79. Martin
  80. Ronan
  81. Billy
  82. Henry
  83. Mark
  84. Kai
  85. Zach
  86. Peter
  87. Edward
  88. Hugo
  89. Archie
  90. Tomas
  91. Freddie
  92. Shane
  93. Sebastian
  94. Theodore
  95. Tyler
  96. Kevin
  97. Scott
  98. Anthony
  99. Isaac
  100. Dara

Top 10 baby names for girls in Ireland for 2018:

  1. Emily
  2. Grace
  3. Emma
  4. Sophie
  5. Amelia
  6. Ella
  7. Ellie
  8. Mia
  9. Ava
  10. Fiadh
  11. Hannah
  12. Anna
  13. Lucy
  14. Olivia
  15. Lily
  16. Chloe
  17. Aoife
  18. Kate
  19. Sadie
  20. Saoirse
  21. Sarah
  22. Sophia
  23. Holly
  24. Robyn
  25. Caoimhe
  26. Freya
  27. Isabelle
  28. Molly
  29. Cara
  30. Katie
  31. Evie
  32. Zoe
  33. Alice
  34. Ruby
  35. Lauren
  36. Leah
  37. Isla
  38. Roisin
  39. Charlotte
  40. Eva
  41. Isabella
  42. Jessica
  43. Ciara
  44. Sofia
  45. Clodagh
  46. Faye
  47. Julia
  48. Eabha
  49. Eve
  50. Willow
  51. Millie
  52. Sadhbh
  53. Alannah
  54. Erin
  55. Harper
  56. Zara
  57. Layla
  58. Mary
  59. Niamh
  60. Aria
  61. Maria
  62. Amy
  63. Emilia
  64. Laura
  65. Maya
  66. Rosie
  67. Mila
  68. Aoibhin
  69. Rose
  70. Ada
  71. Sienna
  72. Daisy
  73. Annie
  74. Clara
  75. Abigail
  76. Maisie
  77. Pippa
  78. Ellen
  79. Kayla
  80. Aoibheann
  81. Rebecca
  82. Aine
  83. Amber
  84. Ivy
  85. Bella
  86. Georgia
  87. Lilly
  88. Abbie
  89. Megan
  90. Ailbhe
  91. Bonnie
  92. Elizabeth
  93. Lara
  94. Evelyn
  95. Heidi
  96. Aisling
  97. Hanna
  98. Tara
  99. Hazel
  100. Isabel

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