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Irish names are often thought of as unusual, unique, and to some even exotic. In addition, Irish names are popular around the world especially in the United States of America. The list below however, is the most popular baby names given to children born in Ireland during the year 2012.

Were you born in Ireland in 2012? What were the most popular baby names in Ireland that year. Where did you rank in popularity?

This is a list of the top 100 (one hundred) most popular Irish baby names for the year 2012 in Ireland. The information is taken from public sources such as the Central Office for National Statistics and all rights are acknowledged. The list contains the most popular boy names and the most popular girls names. For the meanings of these names feel free to browse the site or use the baby meanings search page.

Jack and Emily were the most popular babies’ names registered in 2012 in Ireland. Jack retained the top position which it had held since 2007 and Emily, similarly since 2011 for the girls name.

For a full list of Irish girl names or Irish Boy Names, then you should see the relevant page on the site.

Popularity in 2012

Female name Male name

  1. Emily
  2. Sophie
  3. Emma
  4. Grace
  5. Lily
  6. Mia
  7. Ella
  8. Ava
  9. Lucy
  10. Sarah
  11. Aoife
  12. Amelia
  13. Hannah
  14. Katie
  15. Chloe
  16. Caoimhe
  17. Saoirse
  18. Kate
  19. Holly
  20. Ruby
  21. Sophia
  22. Anna
  23. Lauren
  24. Leah
  25. Amy
  26. Isabelle
  27. Molly
  28. Ellie
  29. Jessica
  30. Olivia
  31. Roisin
  32. Ciara
  33. Kayla
  34. Julia
  35. Zoe
  36. Laura
  37. Niamh
  38. Abbie
  39. Erin
  40. Rachel
  41. Robyn
  42. Aisling
  43. Faye
  44. Rebecca
  45. Eva
  46. Layla
  47. Ellen
  48. Cara
  49. Freya
  50. Abigail
  51. Eve
  52. Isabella
  53. Megan
  54. Aine
  55. Clodagh
  56. Aoibhinn
  57. Millie
  58. Nicole
  59. Aoibheann
  60. Maja
  61. Sadhbh
  62. Eabha
  63. Charlotte
  64. Amber
  65. Caitlin
  66. Sofia
  67. Alannah
  68. Zara
  69. Alice
  70. Maria
  71. Elizabeth
  72. Lena
  73. Mary
  74. Emilia
  75. Aimee
  76. Lilly
  77. Hollie
  78. Aoibhe
  79. Victoria
  80. Eimear
  81. Maya
  82. Isabel
  83. Orla
  84. Evie
  85. Kayleigh
  86. Brooke
  87. Clara
  88. Meabh
  89. Lexi
  90. Tara
  91. Daisy
  92. Katelyn
  93. Ailbhe
  94. Amelie
  95. Natalia
  96. Sara
  97. Hanna
  98. Laoise
  99. Ruth
  100. Madison
  101. Maeve
  102. Maisie
  103. Rose

 

  1. Jack
  2. James
  3. Daniel
  4. Sean
  5. Conor
  6. Adam
  7. Harry
  8. Ryan
  9. Dylan
  10. Michael
  11. Luke
  12. Charlie
  13. Liam
  14. Oisin
  15. Cian
  16. Jamie
  17. Thomas
  18. Alex
  19. Noah
  20. Darragh
  21. Patrick
  22. Aaron
  23. Cillian
  24. Matthew
  25. John
  26. Nathan
  27. David
  28. Fionn
  29. Evan
  30. Ethan
  31. Jake
  32. Kyle
  33. Rian
  34. Ben
  35. Max
  36. Eoin
  37. Tadhg
  38. Finn
  39. Callum
  40. Samuel
  41. Joshua
  42. Rory
  43. Jayden
  44. Joseph
  45. Tyler
  46. Sam
  47. Shane
  48. Mark
  49. Robert
  50. Aidan
  51. William
  52. Ronan
  53. Eoghan
  54. Alexander
  55. Leon
  56. Cathal
  57. Mason
  58. Tom
  59. Oliver
  60. Andrew
  61. Oscar
  62. Ciaran
  63. Bobby
  64. Jacob
  65. Senan
  66. Rhys
  67. Scott
  68. Benjamin
  69. Cormac
  70. Kevin
  71. Lucas
  72. Alan
  73. Donnacha
  74. Jakub
  75. Christopher
  76. Filip
  77. Killian
  78. Josh
  79. Alfie
  80. Tommy
  81. Ruairi
  82. Odhran
  83. Oran
  84. Leo
  85. Isaac
  86. Dara
  87. Jason
  88. Zach
  89. Martin
  90. Peter
  91. Brian
  92. Danny
  93. Niall
  94. Tomas
  95. Edward
  96. Stephen
  97. Logan
  98. Kacper
  99. Anthony
  100. Billy

Jack and Emily were the most popular babies’ names registered in 2012 in Ireland. Jack retained the top position which it had held since 2007 and Emily, similarly since 2011 for the girls name.

In 2012, there were three first time entries to the top 100 for boys: Isaac, Danny and Logan. In terms of Irish girls names making the top 100 popular names for girls: Evie, Amelie, Hanna, Maisie and Rose.



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