Ireland's Most Popular Baby Names By County Revealed, With 'Jack' And 'Emily' High Contenders

A little Irish inspiration for you.

30/06/2016 12:18

The most popular baby names in Ireland were revealed at the beginning of 2016, with Emily and Daniel taking the top spots. 

However recent figures released by the Central Statistics Office in Ireland have shown that popularity varies by county. 

In 2015, Jack was a popular name for boys throughout Ireland, as were Emily and Emma for girls.

So whether you have Irish heritage or you're simply looking for a little bit of inspiration, read on. 

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When two names were as popular as each other, they've both been included in the list below.

Leinster Carlow: Emily, Jack

Dublin City: Emily, James

South Dublin: Emily, Jack

Fingal: Emily, Daniel

Kildare: Emma, Jack

Kilkenny: Emma, Charlie

Laois: Emily, Michael

Longford: Emily, Patrick

Louth: Jack, Grace

Meath: Emily, Jack

Offaly: Emily, Jack

Westmeath: Ava, Jack

Wexford: Ava/Sophie, Charlie

Wicklow: Emily, Daniel 

Cork County: Emily, James

Kerry: Amelia, Jack

Limerick County: Anna/Emily/Grace/Mia, Jack

North Tipperary: Ava, Jack/James

South Tipperary: Grace, Darragh/Harry/Jack

Waterford City: Leah, Jack

Waterford County: Emma, James 

GalwayCounty: Emily, Conor

Leitrim: Emily, Jack

Mayo: Emily, James

Roscommon: Ella, Jack/Thomas

Sligo: Emily, Jack 

UlsterCavan: Molly, Sean

Donegal: Emily, Jack

Monaghan: Emily, Daniel

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