Parents·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.