Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in Ireland of 2006 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the Ireland 2006:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Sean 3.004 994
2 Jack 2.983 987
3 Conor 2.209 731
4 Adam 2.095 693
5 James 2.049 678
6 Daniel 1.922 636
7 Luke 1.620 536
8 Cian 1.572 520
9 Michael 1.538 509
10 Jamie 1.493 494
11 Aaron 1.475 488
12 Dylan 1.378 456
13 Thomas 1.306 432
14 Ryan 1.303 431
15 Darragh 1.297 429
16 Oisin 1.248 413
17 Matthew 1.194 395
18 John 1.191 394
19 Patrick 1.185 392
20 Ben 1.164 385
21 David 1.158 383
22 Callum 1.112 368
23 Alex 1.109 367
24 Shane 1.106 366
25 Evan 1.100 364
26 Eoin 1.076 356
27 Joshua 1.031 341
28 Cillian 0.907 300
29 Jake 0.898 297
30 Liam 0.892 295
31 Mark 0.801 265
32 Nathan 0.771 255
33 Ciaran 0.686 227
34 Samuel 0.677 224
35 Cathal 0.662 219
36 Charlie 0.659 218
37 Robert 0.623 206
38 Kyle 0.611 202
39 Joseph 0.589 195
39 Fionn 0.589 195
41 Harry 0.583 193
42 Cormac 0.559 185
43 Andrew 0.550 182
44 Calum 0.541 179
45 Rory 0.514 170
46 Stephen 0.499 165
47 Ronan 0.496 164
48 Kevin 0.481 159
49 Noah 0.478 158
50 Eoghan 0.450 149
50 William 0.450 149
52 Brian 0.438 145
53 Christopher 0.435 144
54 Ethan 0.420 139
55 Lee 0.417 138
56 Alexander 0.405 134
56 Scott 0.405 134
58 Sam 0.387 128
59 Killian 0.384 127
60 Jason 0.381 126
60 Niall 0.381 126
62 Paul 0.378 125
62 Peter 0.378 125
64 Tadhg 0.369 122
65 Aidan 0.363 120
66 Finn 0.351 116
67 Josh 0.345 114
68 Benjamin 0.329 109
69 Dean 0.320 106
70 Anthony 0.314 104
71 Tom 0.302 100
72 Max 0.296 98
73 Leon 0.293 97
73 Colm 0.293 97
75 Gavin 0.287 95
76 Martin 0.275 91
77 Rian 0.260 86
77 Dara 0.260 86
79 Brandon 0.254 84
80 Ross 0.251 83
80 Alan 0.251 83
80 Padraig 0.251 83
83 Charles 0.239 79
84 Ruairi 0.236 78
85 Kian 0.233 77
85 Craig 0.233 77
87 Leo 0.221 73
88 Colin 0.215 71
88 Darren 0.215 71
90 Cameron 0.212 70
91 Diarmuid 0.209 69
92 Oscar 0.206 68
92 Tomas 0.206 68
92 Owen 0.206 68
95 Connor 0.196 65
95 Senan 0.196 65
97 Oran 0.193 64
98 Daire 0.190 63
99 Christian 0.187 62
99 Tristan 0.187 62
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Sarah 2.241 698
2 Emma 1.904 593
3 Katie 1.833 571
4 Aoife 1.753 546
5 Sophie 1.595 497
6 Ava 1.486 463
7 Grace 1.445 450
8 Ella 1.435 447
9 Leah 1.425 444
10 Ciara 1.310 408
11 Emily 1.271 396
11 Amy 1.271 396
13 Lucy 1.252 390
14 Chloe 1.204 375
15 Caoimhe 1.165 363
16 Hannah 1.146 357
17 Rachel 1.140 355
18 Niamh 1.124 350
19 Rebecca 1.040 324
20 Jessica 1.034 322
21 Lauren 1.027 320
21 Anna 1.027 320
23 Kate 0.985 307
24 Laura 0.796 248
25 Molly 0.754 235
25 Mia 0.754 235
27 Roisin 0.748 233
28 Aisling 0.719 224
29 Saoirse 0.697 217
30 Ellie 0.690 215
31 Abbie 0.677 211
32 Megan 0.674 210
33 Holly 0.652 203
34 Erin 0.629 196
34 Ellen 0.629 196
36 Nicole 0.613 191
37 Aine 0.562 175
38 Tara 0.555 173
39 Shauna 0.520 162
40 Clodagh 0.517 161
41 Ruby 0.507 158
42 Lily 0.491 153
43 Katelyn 0.488 152
44 Abigail 0.469 146
44 Eva 0.469 146
46 Caitlin 0.459 143
47 Zoe 0.453 141
48 Eimear 0.443 138
49 Shannon 0.440 137
50 Isabelle 0.414 129
51 Aimee 0.411 128
52 Mary 0.398 124
52 Orla 0.398 124
54 Alannah 0.388 121
55 Olivia 0.385 120
55 Aoibhe 0.385 120
57 Eve 0.376 117
58 Kayleigh 0.369 115
59 Kayla 0.360 112
60 Eabha 0.356 111
61 Sinead 0.353 110
62 Robyn 0.347 108
63 Elizabeth 0.340 106
64 Isabella 0.318 99
65 Amber 0.305 95
66 Maria 0.295 92
67 Cara 0.292 91
68 Isabel 0.282 88
69 Sophia 0.279 87
70 Charlotte 0.276 86
71 Julia 0.273 85
72 Jennifer 0.270 84
73 Orlaith 0.266 83
74 Amelia 0.257 80
74 Faye 0.257 80
76 Aoibheann 0.250 78
76 Sadhbh 0.250 78
78 Jade 0.244 76
79 Alexandra 0.241 75
80 Alice 0.238 74
80 Clara 0.238 74
82 Alex 0.234 73
82 Alisha 0.234 73
84 Alanna 0.228 71
84 Aoibhinn 0.228 71
86 Grainne 0.225 70
87 Jasmine 0.218 68
88 Hazel 0.215 67
88 Maeve 0.215 67
90 Zara 0.209 65
91 Heather 0.202 63
92 Louise 0.199 62
93 Abby 0.196 61
94 Ruth 0.193 60
94 Alana 0.193 60
94 Jane 0.193 60
97 Lisa 0.186 58
97 Claire 0.186 58
99 Catherine 0.183 57
100 Kelly 0.177 55
100 Alicia 0.177 55
100 Victoria 0.177 55
100 Alison 0.177 55