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What does Irine mean?

Irine Pronunciation of Irine [irine] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and Irine means "peace". Irine is a variant form of Irene (Greek). Mythology: Greek goddess of peace.

Associated with: greek, peace.


Irine has 7 variants: Aireen, Eireen, Eiren, Eirene, Erene, Ireen and Iren.

17 more related forms via Irene: Airina, Arina, Erena, Ira, Irayna, Irena, Irenea, Irenee, Irenka, Iriana, Irina, Iryna, Orina, Oryna, Rene, Rina and Yarina.

Creative forms:
(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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Irine name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Irine outside U.S.

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Irine, Ira, Irena, Irene, Rene, Rina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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