Opinions on the name "Irish" for a girl?
The name "Iris" sounds too old to me. Its pretty but its also quickly growing in popularity.
Irish has more youth and character to it and phonetically sounds almost identical to Iris so I think it still sounds pretty.
There are people who name their children India, China, Ireland, Paris, London, Milan, Georgia, Phoenix etc. So there's nothing that "out there" about Irish.
- 10 months ago
A beautiful flower and mythological messenger goddess to an object belonging to a country? That would be a NO.
If you want something similar, why not look at actual names such as
- AmarettaLv 710 months ago
Are you prepared to name her brother Dutch and her sister Italian?
- GEEGEELv 710 months ago
Not too keen. Sounds like Iris, so go with Iris. You say the name is old, but people are children for such a brief time. And it isn't "too old" for a young adult, going forward. I think having a semi popular name is better than having one that too unique and therefore odd.
- GBLv 510 months ago
People will think she has trouble saying her name, and means to say 'Iris'.
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- ElsaLv 510 months ago
Actually, i really like the name Irish.
It is very nice ,and pretty original as well
- 10 months ago
Irish Bree sounds nice.
- Pearl LLv 710 months ago
i think its a nice name
- heleneLv 710 months ago
But no one names their kid Indian, Chinese, Parisienne, British, Italian, Georgian, etc.
I do not like this name.
Why does it have to be Iris or Irish?
- Anonymous10 months ago
It's too silly sounding for a proper first name.
Plus the stereotype association Irish = drunks.
- KyleLv 710 months ago
I like Iris A LOT better than Irish.
i'll just name my kids - Caucasian, Arab, Indian, Chinese, etc etc.