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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Ireland
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Ireland in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Ireland:
Records indicate that 2,294 girls in the United States have been named Ireland since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2009, when 340 people in the U.S. were given the name Ireland. Those people are now 9 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Ireland
Based on the comments submitted below
5 Positive Comments
"My daughter is fixing to be 2 months old and her name is Ireland Rose perfect name for a perfect little girl" Jan. 7, 2018:
"I love this name, however my husband will not go for it. I wish..." Jul. 8, 2007:
"i would consider naming my daughter this if i spent my honeymoon in ireland or if she was conceived there. There has to be a meaning to the place for me to consider naming my children destination names." Feb. 6, 2007:
"My daughter is ten and is named Ireland. it fits her so well. Everyone always comments on how beautiful her name is. She loves it." Dec. 31, 2006:
"This is my daughter's name and I LOVE it. It's not very common and I think it's great because it's an obvious representation of our Irish heritage. I find that most people adore the name." Apr. 6, 2006:
3 Neutral Comments
"The name of the country next to England (not to mention Wales and Scotland), and given as a first name by Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin to their daughter Ireland Eliesse. Girls may also be named Irlande (French form of Ireland as in the country) or Irlanda (the Italian/Spanish/Portuguese form)." Jun. 16, 2008:
"My daughter is 8 and named Ireland. My husband and I feel a special connection to that place and feel that by naming our daughter Ireland, we have shaired our pride in our heritage with her." Apr. 12, 2007:
"I love the place Ireland but, using it as a girls name seems like too much." Feb. 18, 2007:
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