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What does Irena mean?

Irena Pronunciation of Irena as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Irena is "peace". Irena is an alternate form of Irene (Greek). Mythology: Greek goddess of peace. See also Rena


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, peace


VARIANTS Yarina, Oryna, Orina, Iryna, Irina, Iriana, Irenee, Irenea, Irayna, Erena, Eirena, Arina, Airina

RELATED FORMS VIA IRENE Eiren, Eirene, Erene, Ira, Ireen, Iren, Irenka, Irine, Rena, Rene, Rina

(female) Ireha, ..

(male) Irein, ..

Irena Rosalina (I.R.), ..

How popular is Irena?

Irena is a very prominent first name for females (#1803 out of 4276, Top 42%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Irena reached its apex rank of #962 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Irene (#637 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Ira (#1483), Irina (#1815), Irine, Rena, Rene and Rina are the popular alternative forms of Irena listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Irenea, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Irena was at its apex a century ago (AVERAGE #1042) and has become significantly less since (#1741, 95.3% LESS USAGE), with forms such as Irene going out of style.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rena, Rene, Rina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Irena is alike in pronunciation to Aarona, Arena, Ariana, Arieana, Arona, Aruna, Aryana, Eirana, Erina, Erinna, Erwina, Irwina, Orania, Oreana, Oriana, Urania, Uranya, Urena, Urina, Yarona, Yaryna and Yerina. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adena, Amena, Arna, Avena, Brana, Breena, Breina, Breona, Buena, Cyrena, Daena, Dorena, Drena, Duena, Eena, Elena, Gena, Iana, Idona, Ieeda, Ilena, Irelina, Irita, Irma, Irmina, Irvina, Ivana, Iveta, Jeena, Jena, Karena, Keena, Larena, Leena, Lena, Lorena, Marena, Meena, Mena, Morena, Neena, Orlena, Sarena, Serena, Shena, Sirena, Teena, Treena, Trena, Varena, Vena, Verena and Xena. These names tend to be less frequently used than Irena.

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