in the U.S.
- Gender: Neutral
- Origin: American
- Meaning: From Ireland
- #7810 All Time
Pronunciation of Irish
How popular is the name "Irish" in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the populiarty of Irish? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,486 babies born with the name Irish in the United States. That's more than enough Irishs to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1924 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Irish" was in 1960 with a total of 40 babies.
According to the 1953 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Irish" is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 6 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1953. Across the entire United States a total of only 24 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Irish popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Irish in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Irish" mean? The list below shows the origins of Irish as well as things modernly associated with the name Irish such as celebrities named Irish.
Origin and Meaning of Irish
The name "Irish" is of American origin, and it means "From Ireland". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.
I is for instill, the lesson of life.
R is for reasonable, your understanding way.
I is for ideals, no higher!
S is for smile, it gives you face value.
H is for honor, your most valuable possession.
Your name in reverse order is "Hsiri". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ishir". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Past life for Irish born May 29, 1948
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.
You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.
Name poster for Irish
Here's something for you to ponder on...
The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.