Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in Ireland of 2008 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the Ireland 2008:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Jack 2.956 1,141
2 Sean 2.495 963
3 Conor 2.195 847
4 Daniel 2.122 819
5 James 1.899 733
6 Ryan 1.728 667
7 Adam 1.666 643
8 Dylan 1.332 514
9 Luke 1.327 512
10 Alex 1.290 498
11 Cian 1.270 490
12 Aaron 1.244 480
13 Michael 1.239 478
14 Jamie 1.228 474
15 Oisin 1.169 451
16 Darragh 1.158 447
17 Liam 1.130 436
18 Thomas 1.117 431
19 Patrick 1.106 427
20 David 1.034 399
21 Matthew 1.026 396
22 John 0.964 372
23 Cillian 0.902 348
24 Ben 0.897 346
25 Evan 0.819 316
26 Eoin 0.795 307
27 Joshua 0.783 302
28 Shane 0.757 292
29 Charlie 0.754 291
30 Jake 0.736 284
31 Harry 0.707 273
32 Joseph 0.694 268
33 Mark 0.656 253
34 Nathan 0.630 243
35 Fionn 0.617 238
36 Cathal 0.599 231
37 Callum 0.575 222
38 Kyle 0.567 219
39 Samuel 0.562 217
40 Ciaran 0.560 216
41 Andrew 0.495 191
41 Tadhg 0.495 191
41 Ronan 0.495 191
44 Leon 0.482 186
45 Alexander 0.479 185
46 Noah 0.461 178
47 William 0.459 177
47 Eoghan 0.459 177
49 Robert 0.446 172
49 Finn 0.446 172
51 Rory 0.440 170
51 Brian 0.440 170
53 Ethan 0.433 167
54 Jayden 0.428 165
54 Max 0.428 165
56 Cormac 0.422 163
57 Sam 0.399 154
58 Stephen 0.396 153
59 Kevin 0.391 151
60 Aidan 0.389 150
61 Christopher 0.383 148
62 Rian 0.368 142
63 Jakub 0.355 137
63 Benjamin 0.355 137
65 Oscar 0.339 131
66 Dean 0.337 130
67 Rhys 0.334 129
67 Killian 0.334 129
69 Calum 0.329 127
70 Peter 0.324 125
71 Scott 0.316 122
71 Jason 0.316 122
73 Ross 0.298 115
73 Alan 0.298 115
75 Paul 0.290 112
76 Josh 0.288 111
77 Tom 0.282 109
78 Lee 0.267 103
79 Anthony 0.262 101
79 Gavin 0.262 101
81 Martin 0.257 99
82 Niall 0.254 98
82 Dara 0.254 98
84 Oliver 0.251 97
85 Senan 0.249 96
86 Oran 0.241 93
87 Ruairi 0.236 91
88 Kian 0.228 88
88 Christian 0.228 88
88 Odhran 0.228 88
91 Tomas 0.225 87
92 Lorcan 0.220 85
93 Kacper 0.218 84
94 Edward 0.215 83
95 Filip 0.210 81
96 Diarmuid 0.207 80
96 Leo 0.207 80
98 Billy 0.202 78
98 Patryk 0.202 78
100 Hugh 0.197 76
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Ava 1.878 685
2 Katie 1.818 663
3 Sarah 1.768 645
4 Emma 1.730 631
5 Emily 1.634 596
6 Sophie 1.571 573
7 Grace 1.541 562
8 Aoife 1.409 514
9 Chloe 1.231 449
10 Kate 1.141 416
11 Lucy 1.130 412
12 Ella 1.110 405
13 Leah 1.089 397
14 Ciara 1.080 394
15 Hannah 1.069 390
16 Amy 0.973 355
17 Caoimhe 0.968 353
18 Niamh 0.935 341
19 Anna 0.929 339
20 Lauren 0.919 335
21 Ruby 0.834 304
22 Jessica 0.831 303
23 Mia 0.814 297
24 Saoirse 0.759 277
25 Molly 0.729 266
26 Holly 0.721 263
27 Rachel 0.716 261
28 Roisin 0.683 249
29 Lily 0.669 244
30 Laura 0.664 242
31 Rebecca 0.644 235
32 Megan 0.625 228
33 Abbie 0.614 224
34 Julia 0.576 210
35 Ellie 0.570 208
36 Abigail 0.546 199
37 Nicole 0.540 197
38 Eva 0.532 194
39 Erin 0.529 193
40 Ellen 0.524 191
41 Isabelle 0.518 189
41 Olivia 0.518 189
43 Aisling 0.515 188
44 Clodagh 0.485 177
45 Amelia 0.466 170
46 Caitlin 0.458 167
47 Kayla 0.436 159
48 Maria 0.430 157
48 Zoe 0.430 157
48 Aine 0.430 157
51 Tara 0.395 144
52 Robyn 0.381 139
53 Eabha 0.376 137
54 Alannah 0.351 128
55 Sophia 0.345 126
55 Aoibhe 0.345 126
57 Eimear 0.343 125
58 Isabel 0.340 124
59 Katelyn 0.337 123
60 Mary 0.332 121
61 Cara 0.313 114
62 Eve 0.310 113
63 Zara 0.307 112
63 Isabella 0.307 112
65 Kayleigh 0.302 110
66 Aimee 0.293 107
66 Sadhbh 0.293 107
68 Charlotte 0.291 106
69 Shannon 0.288 105
70 Shauna 0.280 102
71 Aoibheann 0.271 99
72 Orla 0.266 97
73 Maja 0.263 96
74 Sinead 0.260 95
75 Amber 0.258 94
76 Brooke 0.250 91
77 Faye 0.247 90
78 Natalia 0.244 89
78 Elizabeth 0.244 89
80 Sara 0.239 87
81 Alisha 0.233 85
81 Isobel 0.233 85
83 Clara 0.222 81
84 Alanna 0.211 77
85 Alice 0.208 76
85 Zuzanna 0.208 76
87 Meabh 0.206 75
87 Grainne 0.206 75
89 Alexandra 0.200 73
89 Abby 0.200 73
89 Millie 0.200 73
92 Aoibhinn 0.197 72
92 Jennifer 0.197 72
94 Maeve 0.195 71
94 Orlaith 0.195 71
94 Muireann 0.195 71
97 Alicia 0.192 70
98 Hazel 0.189 69
99 Taylor 0.186 68
99 Michelle 0.186 68