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.
These girls names increased in popularity in Ireland between 2010 and 2011
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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.