What does Irina mean?
(female) Irima, Irinai, ..
(male) Iria, Irima, ..
How popular is Irina?
Irina is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2616 out of 4276, Top 61%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent alternative forms of Irina (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Ira (#1913 from current records), Irena, Irene (#668), Irine, Rena and Rina. Other forms, like Ireen, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Irina was well-received among parents 104 years ago (median #942) and is now significantly less, with versions like Rena becoming less fashionable. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Irina and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Irina is alike in pronunciation to Aarona, Arianna▲, Arieana, Arionna, Arona, Aruna, Auriana, Eirana, Erina, Erinna, Erwina, Euriona, Irwina, Orania, Oreana, Oriana, Orianna, Urainia, Urania, Uranya, Urena, Urina, Yarona, Yaryna and Yerina. Other recommended names are Adrina, Amina▲, Anina, Arlina, Arna, Brana, Breina, Brina, Bruna, Carina▼, Corina▼, Drina, Edina, Egina, Erlina, Ermina, Evina, Ianna, Idina, Ilena, Iliana▲, Ilona, Iona▼, Irelina, Irida, Irisa, Irisha, Irita, Irma▼, Irmina, Irminia, Irvina, Jina, Karina▼, Kina, Larina, Mina, Neina, Nerina, Reina▲, Sarina, Taina, Treina, Trina▼, Veina, Wina, Zaina, Zarina, Zina and Zorina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Irina.