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If you have Irish heritage, you’ll likely find unique baby names within your own family tree. If you need a little help in finding the perfect baby girl name, perhaps one of these Irish baby names will inspire you.

Irish baby namesCheck out the names of these well-known Irish and Irish-American women, in alphabetical order:


Abigail – Abigail Breslin, Little Miss Sunshine
Alyson – Alyson Hannigan, How I Met Your Mother
Anne – Anne Hathaway, actress, Anne Meara, comedienne
More A names: Aideen, Alana, Arlene, Ashlyn


Bo – Bo Derek, 10
Bonnie – Bonnie Hunt, actress
Bridget – Bridget Moynahan, actress
More B names: Bevan, Branna, Brenna, Brianna


Catherine – Catherine Hayes, Irish opera singer, Catherine Elizabeth McAuley, founder of the Sisters of Mercy
Courtney – Courtney Thorne-Smith, According to Jim
More C names: Caitlin, Cara, Cassidy, Ciara, Claire, Colleen


Diane – Diane Keaton, actress
Drew – Drew Barrymore, actress
More D names: Darcy, Davina, Deirdre, Delaney, Dina


Eileen – Eileen Brennan, actress
Ellen – Ellen Pompeo, Grey’s Anatomy
More E names: Eachna, Elaine, Enya, Erin, Etain


Fianna, Fidelma, Finley, Fiona


Grace – Grace Kelly, actress, Gracie Allen, comedienne
More G names: Gael, Gia, Gormla, Grania


Heather – Heather Graham, actress
Heidi – Heidi Montag, reality star


Ida, Iona, Isolt


Janeane – Janeane Garofalo, actress
Janice – Janice Dickinson, model
Jennifer – Jennifer Connelly, Jenny McCarthy, actresses
Judy – Judy Garland, The Wizard of Oz
Julia – Julia Sweeney, Saturday Night Live


Kate – Kate Mulgrew, Ryan’s Hope
Katherine – Katherine Heigl, Grey’s Anatomy
Kelly – Kelly McGillis, Top Gun
More K names: Kacy, Kaitlin, Karen, Keela, Keely, Kenice, Kerry, Kiley, Kyla, Kyna


Lara – Lara Flynn Boyle, The Practice
Lauren – Lauren Conrad, reality star
Lindsay – Lindsay Lohan, actress
Lucy – Lucy Lawless, Xena Warrior Princess


Marg – Marg Helgenberger, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Mary – Mary Robinson and Mary McAleese, the first and second women presidents of Ireland
Maura Tierney, ER
Maureen – Maureen O’Hara, Maureen Stapleton, actresses
Meryl – Meryl Streep, Mamma Mia!
Mia – Mia Farrow, actress
Mischa – Mischa Barton, The O.C.
Moira – Moira Kelly, One Tree Hill
Molly – Molly Pitcher, heroine of the Battle of Monmouth, Molly Shannon, comedienne
More M names: Maire, Maolisa, Mary, Maeve, Meagan, Michelle, Mona, Myrna


Neila, Nessa, Nia, Nola, Nora, Noreen


Oona, Orla


Patricia – Patricia Heaton (Everybody Loves Raymond)
More P names: Patty, Patsy


Rose – Rose McGowan, actress
Rosie – Rosie O’Donnell, TV personality
Rosemary – Rosemary Clooney, singer
More R names: Regan, Riona, Rori, Rosaleen, Ryanne


Scarlett – Scarlett Keegan, playmate
Shannon – Shannen Doherty
Suzanne – Suzanne Somers, actress
More S names: Shea, Shauna, Sheena, Sinead, Siobhan


Tatum – Tatum O’Neal, Paper Moon
Teri – Teri Garr, actress
More T names: Teagan, Tessa

Which Irish baby name will your little girl be lucky enough to have?

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written by Karen, March 04, 2009
I love Irish names for boys or girls. They seem so happy.

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