Jul 13, 2012

Popular Names for Baby Girls in Ireland

These are the Top Twenty most popular names for girls in Ireland  - born in 2011.  Emily was the most popular name for baby girls in 2011.

1 Emily
2 Emma
3 Grace
4 Lily
5 Sarah
6 Lucy
7 Ava
8 Chloe
9 Katie
10 Ella
11 Mia
12 Aoife
13 Caoimhe
14 Kate
15 Leah
15 Hannah
17 Anna
18 Saoirse
19 Ruby

These girls  names increased in popularity in Ireland between 2010 and 2011
Michaela  Muireann Sofia  Kayla  Eve Meabh

For girls where both parents were Irish nationals, Emma was the most popular name.
For babies with parents of UK nationanality - Ruby was the most popular girls name
Rebecca  ranked first for parents from the EU 15 (excluding Ireland and UK)

Julia was the most popular name for babies with parents from the  Accession states . Outside
of parents of EU nationality, Sarah was the name that ranked highest of baby
girls registered in Ireland.

1 comment:

Enie Dub said...

I'm shocked about the popularity of Ruby!