What does Irena mean?
Irena /ire-na/ as a girls' name. Irena's root is Greek, and the meaning of Irena is "peace". Irena is an alternate form, with the suffix -a, of Irene (Greek). Mythology: Greek goddess of peace. See also Rena.
(female) Ireha, Irein, ..
(male) Irein, Ireno, ..
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)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Irena for girls. Irena reached its apex rank of #962 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Irene (#668 the previous year), Ira (#1913), Rina, Rene, Irine and Rena 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 (#1797, 97.8% less usage), with forms such as Irene 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.