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Girl Name: Saoirse

Name: Saoirse
Pronunciation: \sa(oi)-rse, saoir-se\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: freedom
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Sarese, Cerise, Cerisse, Circe
Similar Names: Karisse, Carisse, Marisse, Marise, Raisse, Sarine, Sairah, Saira, Sharise


Saoirse \sa(oi)-rse, saoir-se\ as a girl's name is pronounced SEER-sha. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Saoirse is "freedom". Of modern coinage.

Baby names that sound like Saoirse are Sarese, Cerise, Cerisse and Circe. Other similar baby names are Karisse, Carisse, Marisse, Marise, Raisse, Sarine, Sairah, Saira and Sharise.


Saoirse is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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