These Are Ireland’s Most Popular Baby Names By County

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Naming a baby is a huge responsibility.

Irish names will always be popular here in Ireland because they are beautiful and unique to our Emerald Isle, but we do take inspiration from across the seas as well.

So, which names are the most popular? In 2015, Jack and Emily were the nation’s favourites but which names came out on top where you live?

Figures released by the CSO has revealed the most popular – county by county.

Leinster

Dublin 

Emily and Jack

Carlow

Emily and Jack

Kildare

Emma and Jack

Kilkenny 

Emma and Charlie

Laois 

Emily and Michael

Longford

Emily and Patrick

Louth

Jack and Grace

Meath

Emily and Jack

Offaly

Emily and Jack

Westmeath

Ava and Jack

Wexford

Ava/Sophie and Charlie

Wicklow

Emily and Daniel

Baby 1

Connacht

Galway 

Lauren and Adam

Leitrim

Emily and Jack

Mayo

Emily and James

Roscommon

Ella and Jack/Thomas

Sligo

Emily and Jack

Baby 2

Ulster

Cavan

Molly and Sean

Donegal

Emily and Jack

Monaghan

Emily and Daniel

Baby 3

Munster 

Clare

Ava and Conor

Cork

Emily and James

Kerry

Amelia and Jack

Limerick 

Amelia and Jack

North Tipperary

Ava and Jack/James

South Tipperary

Grace and Darragh/Harry/Jack

Waterford

Emma and James

Baby 4

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Written By

Louise Donnery

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