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Saoirse - Meaning of Saoirse

What does Saoirse mean?

[ 3 syll. sao-(i)(r)se, sa-oi-rse ] The baby girl name Saoirse is pronounced SIY-ER-SHah †. Saoirse is of Irish origin, and it is used mainly in the English and Irish languages. It is derived literally from the word saoirse which means 'freedom'. The name was first adopted in the 20th century, possibly inspired by the independence of Ireland in 1922.

Variant forms of Saoirse include the names Saoyrse and Sheer.

See also the related categories, irish and freedom.

Saoirse is somewhat popular as a baby name for girls. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 2010s; prior to that, it was of only irregular use. At the modest height of its usage in 2018, 0.018% of baby girls were given the name Saoirse. It ranked at #830 then. Within all girl names in its group, Saoirse was the most commonly used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Saoirse include Sagarah, Sagarra, Sageira, Saggara, Saggarra, Sagiera, Sagirra, Sagyra, Sairea, Sakara, Sakurra, Saoyrse, Saqhira, Saraha, Sarea, Sareasha, Sareesha, Sareysha, Saria, and Sariesha.

† Pronunciation for Saoirse: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"


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