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What does Irina mean?

Irina /iri-na/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and Irina means "peace". Irina is an alternate form of Irene (Greek). Mythology: Greek goddess of peace. Compare last name Irani.


Irina has 13 variants: Airina, Arina, Eirena, Erena, Irayna, Irena, Irenea, Irenee, Iriana, Iryna, Orina, Oryna and Yarina.

Irina has 14 more related variations via Irene: Aireen, Eireen, Eiren, Eirene, Erene, Ira, Ireen, Iren, Irenka, Irine, Rena, Rene, Renie and Rina.

Kreatif forms: Iriino. [more]

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 1000) ranked in the Top 1000 are Ira, Irena, Irene (#668 the previous year), Rena and Rene. Forms like Erena are uncommon. 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ira, Irena, Irene, Rena, Rene in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Irina and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.