J Names for Boys – Irish Baby names for Boys starting with J

View the meaning and learn how pronounce Irish baby boy names starting with J. Each boy J name has spoken audio so you can listen as irish names that start with J are read and get the correct pronunciation and meaning.

James

Meaning of the name James. Listen and learn how to pronounce James so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name.

MEANING: The Irish version of James. Many well-known Irishmen have been called Seamus including the 1995 Nobel poet laureate Seamus Heaney. The Nobel prize in Literature was awarded for his “”works of lyrical beauty and ethical depth, which exalt everyday miracles and the living past.””

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: James Seamus

PRONUNCIATION: “shay + muss”

ENGLISH: James

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Jarlath

Meaning of the Irish name Jarlath. Listen and learn how to pronounce Jarlath so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name.

MEANING: St. Jarlath (born c. 550 AD) was noted for his piety and his ability as a teacher. In old age he decided to found a monastery where he could end his days. He asked one of his pupils, St. Breandan the Navigator, to drive his chariot east and when the chariot broke a wheel at Tuam in County Galway he took it as a sign that that was where he should end his journey, founding a church that became a great center of learning and art. The name is still popular in this part of Ireland.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Jarlath

PRONUNCIATION: “”jar + lath””

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