Top 100+ Irish Dog Names in 2022
Believe it or not, about 32 million Americans are of Irish origin, more than the current population of Ireland. And that is why, when they get a pet dog or cat, they prefer to choose a name of Irish origin.
Apart from the fact that 11% of the American population is Irish, there are several popular dog breeds that originated in Ireland and they are now among some of the popular breeds in the world such as the Irish Setter, Irish Terrier, and Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier.
Ireland is a historical region, currently divided into two countries and it has a rich history. Since its existence in 16,000 BC, it has witnessed lots of historical events, wars, and hundreds of political events. Ireland is home to several incredible landmarks including Rock of Cashel, Newgrange Tomb, Titanic Quarter, Skelling Islands, and many others.
When it comes to choosing Irish names, you have hundreds and thousands of choices. And there is no need to talk about the beauty of the Irish names. In fact, Irish surnames are among the oldest in Europe.
So, this post is dedicated to names of Irish origin and you’ll find 100+ Irish names for dogs along with their meanings. Remember one thing, you do not need to be Irish nor keep an Irish breed to choose an Irish name. The names from the Irish origin are too much graceful and would work perfectly got breeds like Labrador, Golden Retriever, Poodle, and Bernese, etc.
So, let’s explore the best Irish dog names in 2022.
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Top Irish Dog Names in 2022
When it comes to the top Irish names, Jack and Emily are the most popular names in Ireland among males and females respectively.
Irish Dog Names with Meanings for Female Puppies
|Aoife||Beautiful, radiant or joyful|
|Bidelia||Strength or exalted one|
|Clodagh||Named for the River Clodagh|
|Dearbhla||Daughter of the Poet|
|Deirdre||Broken-hearted or sorrowful|
|Fiadh||Untamed Or Wild|
|Grainne||Grain or love|
|Kayleigh||Slim and fair|
|Mab||Joy, hilarity, or baby|
|Maeve||Name of the famous Irish Queen|
|Maureen||Star of the sea|
|Meabh||She who intoxicate|
|Sinead||God is gracious|
|Siobhan||God is gracious|
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Irish Dog Names with Meanings for Male Puppies
|Aidan||Born of fire/the fiery one/little fiery one/intelligent/help|
|Brady||Broad meadow or large-chested|
|Brendan||Prince or King|
|Byrne||Descendant of Bran|
|Cabhan||Grassy hill or hollow|
|Cashel,||Castle, Stone Fort|
|Cearul||Fierce in battle|
|Clooney||From the meadow|
|Conor||Lover of Wolves|
|Declan||Man of prayer or full of goodness|
|Declan||God is gracious|
|Desmond||One from South Munster|
|Duffy||Dark (Best for black dogs)|
|Dunne||Dark or brown|
|Eoghan||Born of the yew tree|
|Finn||Fair or white|
|Finnegan||Son of fairhaired|
|Fionn||Fair or white|
|Flannery||Descendant of Flannghal|
|Keegan||Son of Egan|
|Kieran||Little dark one|
|Lorcan||Little fierce one|
|Mellon||Small pleasant one|
|Rafferty||One who will prosper|
|Roy||King or red|
|Senan||Little wise person|
|Shane||God is gracious|
Wrapping it up:
So, these were the 100+ most popular Irish names for female and male dogs. Most of the names suit all the dog breeds and if you check out their meanings, you’ll be able to choose one according to your dog’s personality.
If you know any dog name of Irish origin that is not added to this list, let us know and we’ll add that too.