Is it teething time for your little one?


The world turns green on St. Patrick’s Day, and you don’t have to be Irish to want to celebrate the very important date.


In honour of the patron saint of Ireland, why not choose one of these unique baby names for your little one if you're due around March 17th.




1. Áine – In Irish legend, Áine was the Queen of the Munster fairies


2. Aoibh – The mother of the children of Lir (an Irish legend)


3. Bébinn – A goddess from ancient Celtic folklore


4. Clodagh – The Rover Clodagh runs through Co. Tipperary and Co. Wexford


5. Eireann – Meaning Ireland


6. Esmeralda – Meaning prized green gemstone (perfect for St. Patrick’s Day)


7. Ireland – If Alec Balwin can name his daughter after this beautiful country, why not us!


8. Shannon – The river Shannon is the longest river in Ireland


9. Fate – EVERYONE knows about the luck of the Irish!


10. Fionnuala – The daughter of Aoibh and Bodb (Children of Lir)


11. Medb – The great warrior Queen of Connacht


12. Niamh – Meaning radiance; Niamh lived in Tir-na-nÓg, the land of eternal youth, with Oisin


13. Saoirse – It means freedom and liberty, and thanks to Saoirse Ronan it’s become easily pronounced across the globe!





1. Ailbe – An old Irish word meaning white


2. Aaron – After the Aran Islands


3. Barry – Associated with the Patron Saint of Cork, St. Finbar


4. Cuchulainn - The warrior, who according to legend, had superhuman strength!


5. Breck - Meaning freckled


6. Clover – The symbol of Ireland (Shamrock doesn’t have the same ring)


7. Denver – Meaning green valley


8. Fionn – Fionn MacCool was the leader of the Fianna in Irish folklore.


9. Forest – A shade of green (there are 40 of them!)


10. Greene – Well, Ireland is all about the colour green


11. Seamus – Seamus Heaney was one of Ireland’s most famed poets


12. Bodb – The king of the Tuatha Dé Danann and father to the children of Lir


13. Brian – Meaning noble and strong, the High King of Ireland was called Brian Boru


SHARE with someone expecting a baby. 




Hello Mama!
Help us help you by allowing us and our partners to remember your device as having browsed MummyPages and serve you better content and ads

We're on a mission to help our mums and their families thrive by informing, connecting and entertaining.

Join us in our mission by consenting to the use of cookies and IP address recognition by us and our partners to serve you content (including ads) best suited to your interests, both here and around the web.

We promise never to share any other information that may be deemed personal unless you explicitly tell us it's ok.

If you want more info, see our privacy policy.