What does Irina mean?
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 (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Ira, Irena, Irene (#668 the previous year), Rena and Rene. Usage of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4628%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.0664%, down 85.7%), with the versions Ira, Irene, Rena and Rene 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 Arena, Ariana, Arona, Aruna, Erina, Erinna, Erwina, Irwina, Oriana, Urena, Urina and Yerina. Other recommended similar baby names are Brina, Drina, Idina, Irida, Irisa, Irita, Irma▼, Irmina, Irvina and Trina▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Irina.