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Ira (girl)

What does Ira mean?

Ira Pronunciation of Ira [ira] as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Ira) is a Greek name, and Ira means "peace". Ira is a variant form of Irene (Greek). Mythology: Greek goddess of peace.

Associated with: greek, peace.


16 relations via Irene: Arina, Erena, Irayna, Ireen, Iren, Irena, Irenea, Irenka, Iriana, Irina, Irine, Iryna, Orina, Oryna, Rena and Rina.

Creative forms:
(female) Iria, Irio, ..

(male) Iril, Irin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ira Kaylie (I.K.), ..

How popular is Ira?

Ira is a very popular first name for females (#1535 out of 4276, Top 36%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#57544 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Ira reached its apex rank of #513 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ira name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ira outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Irene (#629 from current records), Rina, Rena, Irine and Irena are the popular related forms of Ira. Usage of these relations of Ira reached its highest a century ago (average #942) and is now significantly lower, with forms such as Irene going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ira, Irena, Irene, Irine, Rena, Rina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ira and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ira is pronounced similarly to Airi, Ara, Ari, Aria, Ariah, Arie, Ariya, Arria, Arya, Aura, Aurea, Auria, Eira, Eiry, Iara, Ora, Orah, Oria, Orra, Orya, Uira, Uriya, Yaira, Yara and Yeira. Other recommended names are Ida, Idra, Ila, Ima, Ina, Irma, Isa, Ita and Iva. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ira.

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