Most Popular Names in Ireland for 2007 – Jack, Sarah

The top names in the Ireland last year were:

Boy Names Girl Names
  1. Jack (1,073)
  2. Seán (965)
  3. Conor (821)
  4. Daniel (725)
  5. James (713)
  6. Adam (485)
  7. Ryan (553)
  8. Luke (538)
  9. Cian (527)
  10. Michael (521)
  1. Sarah (656)
  2. Emma (632)
  3. Ella (601)
  4. Katie (566)
  5. Sophie (556)
  6. Ava (555)
  7. Aoife (527)
  8. Emily (475)
  9. Grace (473)
  10. Kate (426)

According to the CSO press release, “girls are given a wider a variety of names than boys are, with 42.3% of girls given a name not in the top 100, compared with 32.8% of boys.”

In terms of the top 100, there were 6 first-time entries for both boys and girls:

76. Rhys
76. Oliver
85. Jayden
86. Louis
91. Lucas
94. Jacob
73. Brooke
84. Millie
89. Taylor
91. Muireann
97. Freya
99. Maya

In Northern Ireland (which is part of the UK) the top names were Jack and Katie.


One thought on “Most Popular Names in Ireland for 2007 – Jack, Sarah

  1. What ever happened to the good old names of Patrick or Graham? I remember they were both popular in 2000 for some reason. It would be nice to see more Celtic names for both sexes to gain popularity.

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