Jack was the most popular boys name for babies born in Ireland in 2011.
Jack has been the most popular boys name in Ireland since 2007
Of the 38,223 boys born in Ireland in 2011, 840
(2.2%) of them were named Jack
James was the second most popular boys name.
The top five boys’ names in Ireland in 2011 were Jack, James,
Sean, Daniel and Conor. These same names have been in the top five since 2007.
New Boys Names - There were four new entries to
the top 100 for Irish born boys:
Mason, Donnacha, Tommy and Zach
Ryan was the most popular name in South Dublin, and counties Laois, Louth,
Wicklow, Sligo, Cavan and Donegal.
Alex was the most popular boys name in
Cork City and Jamie topped the rankings in County Monaghan.