Saoirse Name Meaning & Origin

Saoirse

Pronunciation: SEER-shə (key)

This name is pure Irish Gaelic, but that doesn't mean it's traditional. Saorise is the Gaelic word for freedom, which patriotic Irish parents adopted as a girl's name starting in the 20th Century. Most Americans who know the name met it in the form of actress Saoirse Ronan.

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Nicknames for Saoirse

Seer, Seerie.

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Meanings and history of the name Saoirse

Meaning: Freedom, liberty.

Famous real-life people named Saoirse

Saoirse Ronan, Irish actress
Saoirse Róisín Hill (1997-2019), daughter of Irish activist Paul Hill and Courtney Kennedy. She was Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter.

Saoirse in song, story & screen

The movie "Song of the Sea" the main character is a little girl named Saoirse.

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