10 stunning – and unique – Irish baby names that are not too popular yet
Traditional Irish names have enjoyed a boom in popularity over recent years, both here in Ireland and abroad.
However, if you want to avoid the ones that are currently riding high in the trend list, fear not, there are still some truly stunning unique and almost forgotten about Gaelic names for both genders out there.
Here are just a selection of our favourites:
Eanna means ‘birdlike’ and is a variant of the name Enda.
A beautiful but not often used name, Mealla actually means ‘lightning.'
A variant of the name ‘Sean’, Seanan means ‘little wise person.’
Grian (Gree-un) is said to mean 'sun goddess'.
A Celtic Sun God and father of Cú Chulainn, the name Lugh means 'light or brightness'.
Possibly meaning ‘strength’, Treasa is considered to be the Gaelic form of Teresa.
Aodh is an older form of the somewhat more common Aidan, Aiden or Aodhan, and means ‘fire’.
Sorcha is thought of as the Irish version of ‘Sarah’, although it literally means ‘radiant.
A warrior and a member of Na Fianna in Irish Mythology.
Céibhfhionn(Kay-von) is a name that means 'fair locks' in Gaelic. This was also the name of the Irish goddess of inspiration.