S Names – Irish names starting with S

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

Siobhan

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

MEANING: Siobhan is another Irish form of Joan meaning “God is gracious.” A popular name in Ireland where the anglicised versions are often used. Siobhan McKenna, an Irish actress who died in 1986, was considered by many as a woman who personified all that was good about being Irish.

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Siobhan

PRONUNCIATION: shiv + awn”

ENGLISH: Shevaun, Shavon, Chevonne

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Saoirse

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

Related Girl Names

Siobhan, Ava, Aoife, Anna, Ciara, Caoimhe, Niamh, Saoirse, Maeve, Keeva

MEANING: Irish word saoirse “freedom, liberty.” It has only been used since the 1920s and has strong patriotic overtones. It has become a very popular baby girl name in Ireland in recent years.

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Saoirse

PRONUNCIATION: sear + sha”

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Famous People with the Irish name Saoirse: Saoirse Ronan is an Irish actress whose films include ‘Hanna’

Shauna

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

MEANING: The feminine form of Sean. It is currently a very popular name in Ireland.

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Shauna

PRONUNCIATION: shaw + na”

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Shavon

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

MEANING: Siobhan is another Irish form of Joan meaning “God is gracious.” A popular name in Ireland where the anglicised versions are often used. Siobhan McKenna, an Irish actress who died in 1986, was considered by many as a woman who personified all that was good about being Irish.

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Shavon Siobhan

PRONUNCIATION: shiv + awn”

ENGLISH: Shavon

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Seamus

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

PRONUNCIATION: “”shay + muss””

ENGLISH: James

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Sheela

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

MEANING: The Irish form of the Latin name Cecilia, the patron saint of music and implies “pure and musical.”

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Sheela Sile Sheelagh

PRONUNCIATION: she + la”

ENGLISH: Sheela

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Sean

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

MEANING: Irish form of John meaning “”God’s gracious gift.”” Shane is a very popular variant of the name in Northern Ireland in memory of Shane O’Neill whose forces won notable victories over the armies of Queen Elizabeth 1st in the sixteenth century.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Sean

PRONUNCIATION:

ENGLISH: Shaun, Shawn, Shane

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Sheena

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

MEANING: An Irish form of Jane “God is gracious” and may be a shortened form of Sinead.

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Sheena Sheenagh

PRONUNCIATION: she + na”

ENGLISH: Sheena

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Shane

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

MEANING: Irish form of John meaning “”God’s gracious gift.”” Shane is a very popular variant of the name in Northern Ireland in memory of Shane O’Neill whose forces won notable victories over the armies of Queen Elizabeth 1st in the sixteenth century.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Shane Sean

PRONUNCIATION:

ENGLISH: Shane

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Sheenagh

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

MEANING: An Irish form of Jane “God is gracious” and may be a shortened form of Sinead.

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Sheenagh

PRONUNCIATION: she + na”

ENGLISH: Sheena

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Shaun

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

MEANING: Irish form of John meaning “”God’s gracious gift.”” Shane is a very popular variant of the name in Northern Ireland in memory of Shane O’Neill whose forces won notable victories over the armies of Queen Elizabeth 1st in the sixteenth century.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Shaun Sean

PRONUNCIATION:

ENGLISH: Shaun

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Shawn

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

MEANING: Irish form of John meaning “”God’s gracious gift.”” Shane is a very popular variant of the name in Northern Ireland in memory of Shane O’Neill whose forces won notable victories over the armies of Queen Elizabeth 1st in the sixteenth century.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Shawn Sean

PRONUNCIATION:

ENGLISH: Shawn

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Sheila

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

MEANING: The Irish form of the Latin name Cecilia, the patron saint of music and implies “pure and musical.”

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Sheila Sile Sheelagh

PRONUNCIATION: she + la”

ENGLISH: Sheila

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Shevaun

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

MEANING: Siobhan is another Irish form of Joan meaning “God is gracious.” A popular name in Ireland where the anglicised versions are often used. Siobhan McKenna, an Irish actress who died in 1986, was considered by many as a woman who personified all that was good about being Irish.

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Shevaun Siobhan

PRONUNCIATION: shiv + awn”

ENGLISH: Shevaun

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Sibeal

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

MEANING: Form of Isabel which is a Spanish form of the Hebrew nameElisheba, meaning “God is my oath.” Forms of Elizabeth have always been popular throughout the Celtic world.

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Sibeal

PRONUNCIATION: shib + ale”

ENGLISH: Sybil, Elizabeth

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Sile

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

MEANING: The Irish form of the Latin name Cecilia, the patron saint of music and implies “pure and musical.”

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Sile Sheelagh

PRONUNCIATION: she + la”

ENGLISH: Sheila, Sheela

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Sinead

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

MEANING: Irish form of Jane “God is gracious.”

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Sinead

PRONUNCIATION: shin + aid”

ENGLISH: Jane, Janet, Janette

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Sorcha

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

MEANING: From sorcha meaning “bright, radiant, light.” Popular in the Middle Ages, the name has become popular again in recent years partly due to the success of the Irish actress Sorcha Cusack in Britain. Incidentally, her actor sisters are named Sinead and Niamh.

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Sorcha

PRONUNCIATION: sor + aka” or “surk + ha”

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Sybil

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

MEANING: Form of Isabel which is a Spanish form of the Hebrew nameElisheba, meaning “God is my oath.” Forms of Elizabeth have always been popular throughout the Celtic world.

GENDER: Girl | Female

IRISH NAME: Sybil Sibeal

PRONUNCIATION: shib + ale”

ENGLISH: Sybil

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