The really old Irish baby names that experts say are about to go VIRAL 5 months ago

The really old Irish baby names that experts say are about to go VIRAL

We are all very proud of our gorgeous Irish names.

And for good reason – there are some really stunning Gaelic names out there – and the rest of the world is slowly catching on to our secret.

Recently, American baby name website Babynames.com listed these old Irish baby names as ones to watch out for, as US parents are about to fall head over heels with them:

Old Irish baby boy names

Ailill – means “elf” – alternative spelling: Aylil, Aliel, Eylil

Rónán – means “little seal” – alternative spelling: Rohnan, Ronaen

Bran –  means “raven” – alternative spelling: Brahn, Brann, Braehn

Finán – means “fair, white” –  alternative spelling: Finnen, Faenan

Fáelán – means “young wolf” –  alternative spelling:  Faylen, Faleh

Old Irish baby girl names

Ailionóra – name borne by several noblewomen – alternative spelling: Alionora, Elionora

Étaín – means “shining” – alternative spelling: Eytan, Ataen

Mór – means “great – alternative spelling: Mohre, Moer

Muirenn – “fair like the sea” – alternative spelling: Mayrenne, Mairenne

Róis – Irish form of “rose” – alternative spelling: Reose

We adore them!