Declan, Maeve and Finn among most popular US baby names for 2014


Arlo (#97): this name was perhaps inspired by the fictional place name Arlo Hill from the poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1590) by Edmund Spenser. Spenser likely altered the name of the Irish glen Aherlow, which means "between two highlands" in Gaelic.

There you have it: around 200 names on the Huffington Post’s most recent “hottest baby names of 2014” list, and almost 20 with Irish origins.