Maybe you’re obsessed with the movie Brooklyn. Maybe you love the fact that the Irish are known to have all the luck. Whatever the reason, these 11 adorable Irish monikers for girls will help you cherish the heritage—and wow your friends with your baby name originality, too.

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Catriona

Meaning: “Pure.” It’s pronounced Cat-tree-na, FYI.

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Nora

Meaning: This name is derived from the Latin words for “honor” and “reputation.” (Also, a shorthand version of Eleanor.)

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Fionnoula

Meaning: “Fair-shouldered.” It’s pronounced Finn-ooh-la.

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Aoife

Meaning: A tribute to “the greatest warrior woman in the world.” (No pressure, baby.) Pronounced Ee-fuh, the slight variation will help her stand out from all the Evas in preschool.

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Nessa

Meaning: “Ambitious and totally fierce.”

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Keela

Meaning: “A beauty that only poetry can capture.” Sounds about right.

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Teagan

Meaning: “Beautiful.”

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Sinead

Meaning: “God is gracious.” And don’t worry, any O’Connor references will be lost on the next generation, sadly.

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Brigid

Meaning: “Power” and “virtue.”

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Meara

Meaning: “Sea.” (Come on, she loves it.)

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Saoirse

Meaning: Increasingly popular in Ireland, it means “freedom” and “liberty.” And thanks to Ryan Gosling, like we could ever forget the pronunciation: It’s Ser-sha.

For more ideas, head to our Baby Names board.

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