Saoirse (given name)

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The first name Saoirse, inscription, Garden of Remembrance, Dublin.

Saoirse (Irish: [ˈsˠiːɾʲʃə, ˈsˠeːɾʲʃə, ˈsˠɯːɾʲʃə]) is an Irish female given name meaning "freedom", 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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saoirse". Baby Names of Ireland. 11 August 2014. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  2. ^ Seelye, Katharine Q.; Martin, Jonathan (2019-08-01). "Saoirse Kennedy Hill, Granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, Dies After Overdose". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-08-02.