Irish names for girls

Erin: Baby Name of the Day

June 3, 2014

She’s a kelly green heritage choice that caught on for girls in the 1950s. Thanks to Virginia for suggesting Erin as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Moira: Baby Name of the Day

November 14, 2012

She’s yet another spin on the evergreen Mary. Thanks to Kyle for suggesting Moira as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Fetching Names: Everybody Loves an Irish Girl

June 15, 2012

Irish names are the source of frequent requests at AppMtn.  I’m not even a scintilla Irish, so I tended to skip these sections in the baby name books.  Plus they were everywhere when I was a kid – Erin and Kelly and Megan were only slightly less epidemic than Jennifer and Amy and Heather. What’s fascinating about Irish names […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Fiona

January 25, 2012

She’s the princess-ogre in Shrek, an Irish(ish) option with an appealing sound. Thanks to Melissa for suggesting Fiona as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Alanna

December 26, 2011

Alan is a classic, with a history of use stretching back centuries. But this feminine form feels surprisingly modern. Thanks to Kerry for suggesting her daughter’s name, Alanna, as our Baby Name of the Day.

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