Saoirse (given name)

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Pronunciation/ˈsɪərʃə, ˈsɜːrʃə/ SEER-shə, SUR-shə
Irish: [ˈsˠiːɾʲʃə, ˈsˠeːɾʲʃə]
The word saoirse, meaning 'freedom': inscription, Garden of Remembrance, Dublin.

Saoirse is an Irish female given name which became popular in Ireland in the 1920s.[1]

People named Saoirse[edit]

Characters named Saoirse[edit]

  • Saoirse, a little girl in the 2014 film Song of the Sea
  • Saoirse, a guardian spirit in the 2017 videogame Nioh
  • Saoirse, a woman in "Natural Justice", the first episode of the Irish television series Single-Handed.
  • Saoirse (spelled Sorsha in the script and credits), is a character in the 1988 film Willow. She was the daughter of Queen Bavmorda and Prince Mikal Tanthalos of Tir Asleen

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Saoirse". Baby Names of Ireland. 11 August 2014. Retrieved 28 February 2018.