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)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Irina (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Ira, Irena, Irene (#629 from current records), Irine, Rena and Rina. Other forms, like Ireen, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Irina was well-received among parents 105 years ago (median #942) and is now significantly less, with versions like Rena becoming less fashionable. Shown below is a study of the popularity of Irina and related names. (2015 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.See names in meaning and etymology.