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Updated on Sep 26, 2018. Posted on Jan 6, 2016

17 Strikingly Beautiful Irish Baby Names That Are About To Take Over

Your friends will wish they thought of these first.

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Striking and classic. In Gaelic, it means "counsel."

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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.

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The Gaelic meaning for "Colm" is "dove," which is pretty sweet if you ask me.

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Pronounced: shi-VAWN. Totally chic.

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Such a powerfully beautiful moniker.

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Pronounced: BRAY-den. This awesome name can also be spelled "Braden," and it's not an uncommon Celtic surname.

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Any baby with this name is bound to grow into a totally classy adult.

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It means "fair." Also, it's short and to the point while also being totally cool and unique.

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Pronounced: TEER-nee. Totally romantic and timeless.

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And "Ash" is such a cute nickname.

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This name is more traditionally spelled "Cliodhna." Regardless of the spelling, it sounds so totally beautiful.

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This cool Celtic name translates to "little king," which is pretty awesome for a baby boy or girl.

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Pronounced: KEE-va. Is that not the sweetest-sounding thing ever?

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This is an alternative spelling to "Cillian" or "Cillín" since the letter K isn't in the Gaelic alphabet.

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You might want to have a baby right now so that you can claim this striking name.

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Pronounced: NEEV. How romantic?

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Completely and utterly unforgettable.

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