Looking for strong Irish boy names? Try your luck with these unique Irish, Celtic and Gaelic boy names that come from the Emerald Isle.
Choosing a name for your child is one of the most exciting things for parents. If one or both parents have Irish roots (or just love the sound of Irish baby names), consider an Emerald Isle-inspired name for your newborn baby.
Ireland is a beautiful country with lush green landscapes and a rich history. Over the years, Irish history and people have inspired many baby names in use around the world.
The names of Irish boys go far beyond “Patrick”. Names like Liam, Connor, Declan and Sean have climbed the list of the most popular baby names in the United States.
In Ireland there are unique spellings (due to the Celtic and Gaelic languages), if you want an unusual Irish first name consider names like Fionn, Eamon and Eoin. Popular Irish surnames also yield fantastic proper names, such as Finnegan, Shea, and Donnelly.
Irish baby names for boys have grown in popularity in the United States in recent years, with Liam reaching number 1 and all of Aiden’s different spellings climbing to the top of the list. Along with Liam and Aiden, other Irish boy names in the American Top 1000 include Finn, Declan, Connor and Brody. In Ireland, the main names for Irish boys are Conor, Fionn, Oisin and Cillian. Unique Irish names for boys that catch the eye include Cashel, Cormac and Rafferty.
Although Irish names have become more popular for both genders, we are seeing the style factor increase, especially in Irish boy names not known here a generation ago, like Declan and Finn. This list brings together some of our favorite Irish baby names for boys that you might want to consider. Or you can browse our most comprehensive list of all Irish Name berry baby names.
Try The Inspiring And Lucky Irish Nicknames Listed Below
Best Irish Lucky Names For Your Baby Boy
|Aidan/Aaden||Little and Fiery|
|Benen||Mild, name of Irish saint|
|Berkeley||The Birch Tree Meadow|
|Brady||Broad Meadow or Large-Chested|
|Brennan||Raven; Brave; Sorrow|
|Brody||From the muddy place|
|Burke||Burg or fortification|
|Calhoun||From the Narrow Forest|
|Cashel||Stone fort, castle|
|Conor/Connor||wise; strong willed; hound-lover|
|Cory||From the Hollow|
|Declan||Full of Goodness; man of prayer|
|Derry||The People’s Ruler|
|Eoin||God is Gracious|
|Fergus||Man of Force|
|Fair-Haired||Fair or White|
|Finnegan||little fair one|
|Fintan||White Fire or White Bull|
|Fionn||Fair or White|
|Flynn||Son of the Red-Haired One|
|Gallagher||Descendant of Foreign Helper|
|Ivo||Yew Wood, Archer|
|Keegan||Son of Egan|
|Lennon||Small Cloak or Cape|
|Oscar||God Spear, or Deer-Lover or Champion Warrior|
|Quinn||Chief Leader, Intelligence|
|Sean||God’s Gracious Gift|
|Shane||God is Gracious|
|Tully||Flood, Peaceful, or Hill|
|Ultan||Man From Ulster|