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20th Dec 2017

This Irish female name is going to be VERY popular in 2018

Cathy Donohue

Irish female baby name

It’s absolutely gorgeous too.

Nameberry is always ahead of the game when it comes to baby name trends and they recently released the monikers they think will be big next year.

The baby-naming site has gone into major detail about the names about to take off but there’s one that particularly stands out for us.

Saoirse, which translates as freedom, is set to be a major hit in 2018 and as it’s a gorgeous Irish name, we’re delighted with this news.

So much so that we went in search of the cutest image ever to feature in this piece. See below, CUTE.

Nameberry explains that Saoirse has been the “third furthest-rising” name in the United States in 2017 and as a result, it’s expected to become even more popular in 2018.

Why so?

Saoirse Ronan’s new film Ladybird has been well-received by critics, 100 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes if you don’t mind and its popularity is likely to factor in the reasons for the name’s resurgence.

Other predictions include a rise in superhero-themed names such as Ivy (Poison Ivy), Aurora (X Men) and Rhodes (Iron Man).

The folks over at this particular baby-name site are also convinced that presidential-inspired names are going to be big next year.

Not only presidential names but presidential surnames including Jefferson, Lincoln and Monroe.

Finally, it’s all about S next year with Snow, Soren, Sasha, Sunday, Stellan, Sage and Sayer all tipped for the top.

What do you think? Are you a fan of these names and are there are any missing that should be included?