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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 13 Views | 🔊 11 Pronunciations
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Gender: Female

Origin: English, Irish

Meaning: Gentle, beautiful

Pronunciation: kwee-vuh, /ˈkiːvə/, K EY OY M HH

Popularity Rank: #21,885

On this page:

  • 1. Caoimhe Meaning
  • 2. Caoimhe Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Caoimhe
  • 4. Translations of Caoimhe
  • 5. Caoimhe Name Popularity
  • 6. Caoimhe popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Caoimhe
  • 8. Caoimhe Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Caoimhe

Caoimhe Meaning

Caoimhe is of Irish origin and means 'gentle, beautiful, precious' in Gaelic. It is a traditional Irish name that is often associated with qualities of kindness and grace.

Caoimhe also means "Gentle, beautiful, precious".

Caoimhe is commonly found in Ireland, United Kingdom, United States of America, and 18 more countries.

Caoimhe Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: kwee-vuh

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈkiːvə/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: K EY OY M HH

K: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

EY: Pronounce as in "they" (DH EY)

OY: Pronounce as in "boy" (B OY)

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

HH: Pronounce as in "he" (HH IY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Caoimhe?

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Translations of Caoimhe

Caoimhe Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Caoimhe is recorded 1,832 times globally, ranking it as the 21,885th most common name worldwide.

Caoimhe is most prevalent in Ireland, with 1,322 occurrences, making it the 232th most popular name in the country.

In Ireland, the name Caoimhe is found among 1 in every 70 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Caoimhe Popularity by Country

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Ireland#2321 : 70
United Kingdom#2,0221 : 1,226

List of countries the name Caoimhe is rarely found

Caoimhe popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Caoimhe from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Caoimhe

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Caoimhe Name Poster

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