Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in Ireland of 2005 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the Ireland 2005:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Jack 2.969 931
2 Sean 2.848 893
3 Adam 2.264 710
4 Conor 2.248 705
5 James 2.229 699
6 Daniel 2.085 654
7 Cian 1.789 561
8 Luke 1.735 544
9 Aaron 1.556 488
10 Michael 1.543 484
11 Dylan 1.489 467
12 Ryan 1.378 432
13 Jamie 1.301 408
14 David 1.279 401
14 Ben 1.279 401
16 Thomas 1.266 397
17 John 1.231 386
18 Patrick 1.215 381
19 Matthew 1.209 379
20 Darragh 1.202 377
21 Eoin 1.180 370
21 Oisin 1.180 370
23 Shane 1.132 355
24 Alex 1.071 336
25 Evan 1.033 324
25 Joshua 1.033 324
27 Liam 0.947 297
28 Nathan 0.944 296
29 Mark 0.909 285
30 Jake 0.880 276
31 Cathal 0.721 226
31 Joseph 0.721 226
31 Ciaran 0.721 226
34 Callum 0.689 216
35 Kyle 0.670 210
35 Samuel 0.670 210
37 Robert 0.654 205
38 Fionn 0.587 184
39 Andrew 0.584 183
39 Cormac 0.584 183
41 Eoghan 0.545 171
42 Stephen 0.542 170
43 Brian 0.539 169
43 Ronan 0.539 169
45 Cillian 0.533 167
46 Lee 0.517 162
47 Alexander 0.485 152
47 Kevin 0.485 152
49 Ethan 0.482 151
50 Harry 0.478 150
51 William 0.475 149
52 Charlie 0.472 148
53 Niall 0.469 147
54 Paul 0.462 145
55 Benjamin 0.456 143
56 Josh 0.453 142
57 Finn 0.437 137
58 Scott 0.430 135
59 Sam 0.427 134
60 Christopher 0.421 132
61 Noah 0.392 123
62 Killian 0.383 120
63 Dean 0.376 118
64 Peter 0.373 117
65 Jason 0.370 116
66 Gavin 0.367 115
66 Ross 0.367 115
68 Rory 0.364 114
69 Tadhg 0.357 112
70 Calum 0.351 110
71 Aidan 0.338 106
72 Alan 0.312 98
73 Max 0.293 92
74 Kian 0.290 91
75 Anthony 0.284 89
76 Martin 0.274 86
77 Diarmuid 0.268 84
78 Oran 0.258 81
79 Oscar 0.255 80
79 Tom 0.255 80
81 Dara 0.249 78
82 Leon 0.246 77
83 Darren 0.242 76
84 Rian 0.239 75
84 Padraig 0.239 75
86 Tomas 0.236 74
86 Colm 0.236 74
88 Daragh 0.230 72
89 Craig 0.226 71
90 Kieran 0.223 70
90 Jonathan 0.223 70
92 Christian 0.220 69
93 Ruairi 0.217 68
93 Karl 0.217 68
95 Owen 0.214 67
96 Daire 0.210 66
97 Leo 0.204 64
98 Brandon 0.201 63
99 Hugh 0.198 62
99 Charles 0.198 62
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Emma 2.370 703
2 Sarah 2.164 642
3 Katie 1.938 575
4 Amy 1.719 510
5 Aoife 1.658 492
6 Ciara 1.631 484
7 Sophie 1.520 451
8 Chloe 1.483 440
9 Leah 1.439 427
10 Ella 1.365 405
11 Emily 1.298 385
12 Rachel 1.284 381
13 Niamh 1.264 375
14 Grace 1.244 369
15 Rebecca 1.190 353
16 Hannah 1.180 350
17 Caoimhe 1.163 345
18 Ava 1.143 339
19 Lauren 1.052 312
20 Jessica 1.048 311
21 Anna 0.978 290
22 Kate 0.957 284
23 Roisin 0.944 280
24 Lucy 0.927 275
25 Molly 0.880 261
26 Megan 0.836 248
27 Abbie 0.796 236
28 Laura 0.779 231
29 Holly 0.769 228
30 Ellen 0.742 220
31 Aisling 0.688 204
32 Ellie 0.651 193
33 Mia 0.647 192
34 Caitlin 0.644 191
35 Aine 0.630 187
36 Saoirse 0.627 186
37 Nicole 0.580 172
38 Shauna 0.566 168
39 Tara 0.556 165
40 Erin 0.533 158
41 Katelyn 0.516 153
42 Clodagh 0.512 152
43 Zoe 0.506 150
44 Eimear 0.499 148
45 Abigail 0.492 146
46 Aimee 0.475 141
47 Sinead 0.462 137
48 Mary 0.448 133
49 Eva 0.442 131
50 Robyn 0.425 126
51 Alannah 0.415 123
52 Lily 0.401 119
53 Orla 0.388 115
54 Eabha 0.367 109
55 Jade 0.364 108
56 Shannon 0.361 107
57 Eve 0.357 106
58 Kayleigh 0.334 99
58 Olivia 0.334 99
58 Maria 0.334 99
58 Ruby 0.334 99
62 Isabelle 0.330 98
63 Jennifer 0.327 97
64 Aoibhe 0.320 95
65 Jane 0.317 94
66 Cara 0.293 87
67 Charlotte 0.290 86
67 Kayla 0.290 86
69 Elizabeth 0.287 85
70 Amber 0.283 84
71 Abby 0.266 79
72 Kelly 0.263 78
73 Sadhbh 0.260 77
73 Ruth 0.260 77
75 Isabel 0.256 76
76 Jodie 0.253 75
76 Louise 0.253 75
78 Orlaith 0.243 72
79 Claire 0.236 70
79 Alanna 0.236 70
81 Alexandra 0.233 69
82 Alice 0.229 68
83 Catherine 0.226 67
84 Michelle 0.222 66
85 Maeve 0.219 65
85 Sophia 0.219 65
85 Emer 0.219 65
88 Zara 0.216 64
88 Alicia 0.216 64
88 Isobel 0.216 64
91 Amelia 0.212 63
91 Alisha 0.212 63
93 Lisa 0.209 62
93 Clara 0.209 62
93 Alison 0.209 62
93 Isabella 0.209 62
97 Julia 0.206 61
97 Heather 0.206 61
99 Hazel 0.202 60
100 Danielle 0.199 59