Ireland is a modern baby name that comes from the name of a country. The name is taken from the Old Irish name Eire which means “abundant land”. Ireland had a brief stint of popularity in the early 2010’s.

Meaning of the name Ireland:

Irish: abundant land

Origin of the name Ireland:

Ireland is an Irish name for the country itself. The name derives from the Old Irish name Eire which means “abundant land”.

Symbolism of the name Ireland:

Ireland has been called the Emerald Isle because it is a lush, beautifully green place. Ireland is often associated with the symbol of the four leaf clover which is well known symbol of luck. Another common symbol is the Celtic cross.

Baby name ireland

Style of the name Ireland:


Gender of the name Ireland:

Ireland is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Ireland:


Number of syllables in the name Ireland:


Emotion evoked from the name Ireland:

Ireland evokes feelings of peace and compassion.

Alternative spellings for the name Ireland:

Eireland, Eyrland

Nicknames for the name Ireland:

  • Ira
  • Lenny
  • Eire

Popularity of the name Ireland:

According to the Social Security Administration, Ireland is an uncommon modern girl’s name that had a brief window of popularity between 2007 and 2015.

Related names for the name Ireland:

Great middle names for the name Ireland and their meanings:

  • Maeve (she who intoxicates)
  • Ophelia (help)
  • Skye (from the Isle of Skye)
  • Terra (earth)
  • Seraphina (ardent, angel, fiery one, messenger)
  • Soleil (sun)
  • Aileen (sun, radiant one, bright)
  • Cecily (blind)
  • Brigid (strength or exalted one)
  • Coralie (coral)
  • Freya (a noble woman, goddess of love)
  • Thea (goddess, divine)

Famous people with the name Ireland:

  • Ireland Basinger Baldwin (American model)
  • Ireland Kirkwood (daughter of actor Bryan Kirkwood)
  • Ireland Wells (daughter of singer-songwriter Tyrone Wells)

Irelands in popular culture:

Ireland is not a common name in pop culture.