What does Irine mean?
(female) Iline, Iriee, ..
(male) Irian, Irin, .. Middle name pairings:
Irine Jianna (I.J.), ..
How popular is Irine?
Irine is a rare given name for women. Irine is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Irine was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #1030 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Irine are Irene (#629 via latest list), Rina, Rene, Ira and Irena. Other forms, like Irenka, are uncommon. These relations of Irine were favored as baby names a century ago (median #1124) and have become significantly less popular since (#1771, ▼97.9%), with versions such as Rene becoming somewhat dated.
Irine is pronounced similarly to Aerin, Airin, Aren, Arene, Ariane, Arianne, Arin, Arinne, Aryane, Aryn, Aurene, Eirin, Eirinn, Erienne, Erin▼, Erinn, Erinne, Eryn, Erynn, Orane and Oriane. Other recommended names are Adine, Aline▼, Ardine, Arline▼, Armine, Briane, Brione, Carine, Corine▼, Derine, Erline, Ermine, Idina, Idone, Igraine, Ilane, Ilene▼, Iliane, Ilise, Ilone, Ione▼, Irida, Iris▲, Irisa, Irit, Irita, Irmina, Irmine, Irminie (see Erma), Irvina, Irwina, Ivie, Ivorine, Karine, Kine, Korine, Laine, Larine, Lorine▼, Marine, Morine, Narine, Nerine, Norine, Nurine, Oline, Paine, Raine, Reine, Sarine, Stine, Tine, Trine and Zorine. These names tend to be more commonly used than Irine.See names in meaning and etymology.