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Popularity
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Irish

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: From Ireland
  • #7810 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Irish" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1924770
1925505
1926990
1928880
1929880
1930550
1931660
193211110
1933550
1934880
1935660
1937550
1938880
193910100
194012120
194118180
1942660
1943550
1944990
1945880
1946990
1947660
194821165
194920200
195016160
195129290
195219190
195324240
195424195
195525250
195619190
195733330
195838317
195936288
196045405
196137370
196230300
196332320
196422220
196531238
196624240
196717170
196829236
196935350
197026260
197123230
197217170
197317170
197411110
197512120
197613130
197716160
197815150
197913130
198026260
198112120
198219190
198317170
198417170
198515150
198610100
198712120
198815150
198912120
199012120
19911495
199213130
1993990
1994880
199511110
199612120
199718180
199816160
199913130
200016160
200120200
200212120
200313130
200421156
2005241311
200625178
200717125
200818108
200917170
201017107
20111495
201214140
201313130
201421138

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 1964 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Irish" is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1964. Across the entire United States a total of only 22 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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 midwest? 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.

American

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.

Irish McCalla

Irish McCalla is a film and television actress. Irish was born in 1929 in Pawnee City, Nebraska, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

I is for interest, you show in others.

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

H is for hand, that you always give.

Your name in reverse order is "Hsiri". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Risih". 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 Oct 8, 1961

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 Eastern Australia approximately on 1825. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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