What does Irena mean?
(female) Ireha, Irein, ..
(male) Irein, Ireno, .. Middle name pairings:
Irena Natalya (I.N.), ..
How popular is Irena?
Irena is a very prominent first name for females (#1803 out of 4276, Top 42%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Irena reached its apex rank of #962 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Irene (#629 the previous year), Rene, Rina, Rena, Irine and Ira are the popular alternative forms of Irena listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Eirene, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Irena was at its apex a century ago (average #1001) and has become significantly less since (#1804, 97.9% less usage), with forms such as Ira going out of style.
Irena is alike in pronunciation to Aarona, Arena, Ariana▲, Arieana, Arona, Aruna, Aryana▲, Eirana, Erina, Erinna, Erwina, Irwina, Orania, Oreana, Oriana, Urania, Uranya, Urena, Urina, Yarona, Yaryna and Yerina. Other recommended names are Adena, Amena, Arna, Avena, Brana, Breena, Breina, Breona, Buena, Cyrena, Daena, Dorena, Drena, Duena, Eena, Elena▲, Gena▼, Iana, Idona, Ieeda, Ilena, Irelina, Irita, Irma▼, Irmina, Irvina, Ivana, Iveta, Jeena, Jena▼, Karena, Keena, Larena, Leena, Lena▼, Lorena▼, Marena, Meena, Mena, Morena, Neena, Orlena, Sarena, Serena, Shena, Sirena, Teena, Treena, Trena, Varena, Vena▼, Verena and Xena▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Irena.See names in meaning and etymology.