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The Most Popular Baby Names in Ireland for 2015

Data compiled by the Irish Passport Office has revealed the most popular baby names in Ireland for 2015. Daniel and Emily were the most popular names – is your child’s name on the list?

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Based on applications for infant passports, the Irish Passport Office has revealed the most popular boy and girl names in Ireland in 2015.

The traditional Irish names continue to be popular choices for babies, particularly for boys with 6 out of the 20 top boys names being Irish.

Emily is obviously a firm Irish favourite, as was most popular name for girls in 2014 also, followed by Emma and Sophie in #2 and #3 positions.

Also in 2014, the top 3 most popular boys names (in descending order) were Jack, James and Daniel. For 2015, Daniel has now taken the #1 position.

Top 20 Boy Names 2015

  1. baby yawningDaniel
  2. James
  3. Jack
  4. Conor
  5. Adam
  6. Liam
  7. Noah
  8. Cillian
  9. Oliver
  10. Harry
  11. Charlie
  12. Finn
  13. Thomas
  14. Fionn
  15. Patrick
  16. David
  17. Luke
  18. Michael
  19. Cian
  20. Dylan

Top 20 Girl Names 2015

  1. baby feet 718146_640Emily
  2. Amelia
  3. Emma
  4. Mia
  5. Anna
  6. Olivia
  7. Hannah
  8. Sophie
  9. Aoife
  10. Grace
  11. Ava
  12. Lily
  13. Chloe
  14. Sarah
  15. Ella
  16. Sophia
  17. Lucy
  18. Julia
  19. Saoirse
  20. Kate

The full list of 200 names is available on the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade.

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The Most Popular Baby Names in Ireland for 2015

Over to you! Is your child’s name on this list? Let us know their name in the comments below.

 

 

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