Of Irish origin.
The meaning of the name Saoirse is “liberty”, “freedom”.
It’s a feminine name that became popular after the 1920s, that is after the Irish War of Independence.
Lately, it’s climbing places in the popularity lists, especially after Saoirse Ronan’s rise in stardom.
Famous bearers are Saoirse Ronan, Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Saoirse Scott.
Watch the following short video to find out more about the awarded Irish-American actress Saoirse Ronan: