The really old Irish baby names that experts say are about to go VIRAL 3 years 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.

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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

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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

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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

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

We adore them!