“Crazy, Stupid, Love” star Ryan Gosling was the No. 1. celebrity with an Irish first name who was searched in 2014, according to Yahoo!. Other top searches included Ryan Reynolds, Meg Ryan and Ryan Seacrest.
“Transformers” star Megan Fox was the number one searched Megan in 2013 and 2014, according to Yahoo!. Following Fox, users searched Megan Hilty and Megan Pettine.
Shannon Szabados, Canadian hockey player, who recently signed with a U.S. men’s pro league, was one of the most-searched Shannons in 2014 via Yahoo!. Other top searches included Shannon Sharpe, Shannon Lee and Noah Shannon Green.
Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan was the most searched Nolan in 2014 via Yahoo!. Other Nolans include Nolan Gould, Ted Nolan and Kathleen Nolan.
In 2014, actress Claire Danes, of Homeland, was the third-most searched Claire, a drop from 2013, when she was the first-most searched on Yahoo!. Other popular searches include: Claire Folani, Claire Marino and Claire Bloom.
Searching for Patricks? NASCAR driver Danica Patrick was the top searched in 2014 via Yahoo!. Other searches include Dempsey, Neil Patrick Harris and Patrick Chan.
Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers quarterback was a hot search on Yahoo! in 2014. Following behind, top searches: Colin Farrell, Colin Powell and Colin Firth.
Talk show host Kelly Ripa topped Yahoo! searches of Irish-named celebrities in 2014. Other big searches included R.Kelly, Minka Kelly and Kelly Clarkson.
Australian actress Caitlin Stasey was the most searched Caitlin in 2014 via Yahoo!. Other hot searches included Caitlin Beth and Caitlin Tiller.