Intimidating baby names
All of this makes the name especially patriotic, though I expect it feels much more mainstream today – especially as the name has increased in popularity.Many Americans of Irish descent left before Saoirse would have been considered a child’s name. She also admits that others say it differently, even in Ireland. The most famous bearer of the name tells us that it rhymes with inertia.But it still feels like a way to acknowledge your Irish heritage.In his latest video, Ilgun said: 'Who the f*** are all you racists? Saoirse Ronan was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for her role as Briony in . As she’s become more famous in the United States, the unusual name has caught on.
Republic Sinn Féin – a political party that still believes in a completely independent Ireland, and has ties to violence – calls their official publication Saoirse.One of the names for the short-lived completely independent Ireland was Saorstát Éireann.The name traces its roots to the Irish War of Independence.Between 19, most of Ireland was completely independent, before part of the country became part of the United Kingdom.
The war is sometimes called Cogadh na Saoirse in Irish.
So this isn’t just freedom in a general sense – it’s a very specific reference.