Parents·Updated on Sep 26, 2018. Posted on Jan 6, 201617 Strikingly Beautiful Irish Baby Names That Are About To Take OverYour friends will wish they thought of these first.by Alison CaporimoBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Fedevphoto / Getty Images Striking and classic. In Gaelic, it means "counsel." 2. Littleny / Getty Images This name has a lot of beautiful pronunciations and spellings that accompany the phonetic "Nessa." There's very a poetic and more classic "NYAH-sah" pronunciation that's sure to turn heads. 3. Studioworxx / Getty Images The Gaelic meaning for "Colm" is "dove," which is pretty sweet if you ask me. 4. Ingram Publishing / Getty Images Pronounced: shi-VAWN. Totally chic. 5. Moodboard / Getty Images Such a powerfully beautiful moniker. 6. Voyagerix / Getty Images Pronounced: BRAY-den. This awesome name can also be spelled "Braden," and it's not an uncommon Celtic surname. 7. Voyagerix / Getty Images Any baby with this name is bound to grow into a totally classy adult. 8. Littleny / Getty Images It means "fair." Also, it's short and to the point while also being totally cool and unique. 9. Huythoai / Getty Images Pronounced: TEER-nee. Totally romantic and timeless. 10. Fingerszz / Getty Images And "Ash" is such a cute nickname. 11. Digital Vision. / Getty Images This name is more traditionally spelled "Cliodhna." Regardless of the spelling, it sounds so totally beautiful. 12. Capri92x / Getty Images This cool Celtic name translates to "little king," which is pretty awesome for a baby boy or girl. 13. Ingram Publishing / Getty Images Pronounced: KEE-va. Is that not the sweetest-sounding thing ever? 14. Gabe9000c / Getty Images This is an alternative spelling to "Cillian" or "Cillín" since the letter K isn't in the Gaelic alphabet. 15. Captblack76 / Getty Images You might want to have a baby right now so that you can claim this striking name. 16. Rainbow79 / Getty Images Pronounced: NEEV. How romantic? 17. Rainbow79 / Getty Images Completely and utterly unforgettable.