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2k
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since 1880

Irena

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Peace
  • #6738 All Time
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1k Irina (Russian)
< 1k Iren (Slavic)
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How popular is the name "Irena" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 8 0
1882 11 11 0
1883 8 8 0
1885 7 7 0
1887 9 9 0
1889 7 7 0
1890 10 10 0
1891 12 12 0
1892 9 9 0
1893 10 10 0
1894 5 5 0
1896 8 8 0
1897 9 9 0
1898 10 10 0
1899 11 11 0
1900 11 11 0
1901 11 11 0
1902 11 11 0
1903 9 9 0
1904 9 9 0
1905 11 11 0
1906 12 12 0
1907 6 6 0
1908 11 11 0
1909 13 13 0
1910 9 9 0
1911 7 7 0
1912 11 11 0
1913 12 12 0
1914 20 20 0
1915 18 18 0
1916 21 21 0
1917 25 25 0
1918 25 25 0
1919 33 33 0
1920 23 23 0
1921 9 9 0
1922 12 12 0
1923 12 12 0
1924 16 16 0
1925 14 14 0
1926 12 12 0
1927 13 13 0
1928 17 17 0
1929 18 18 0
1930 12 12 0
1931 9 9 0
1932 11 11 0
1933 8 8 0
1934 9 9 0
1935 13 13 0
1936 9 9 0
1937 12 12 0
1938 8 8 0
1939 5 5 0
1940 8 8 0
1941 6 6 0
1942 14 14 0
1943 7 7 0
1944 12 12 0
1945 6 6 0
1946 12 12 0
1947 9 9 0
1948 6 6 0
1949 11 11 0
1950 8 8 0
1951 14 14 0
1952 5 5 0
1953 16 16 0
1954 10 10 0
1955 17 17 0
1956 15 15 0
1957 13 13 0
1958 14 14 0
1959 14 14 0
1960 10 10 0
1961 13 13 0
1962 10 10 0
1963 12 12 0
1964 12 12 0
1965 17 17 0
1966 13 13 0
1967 18 18 0
1968 17 17 0
1969 15 15 0
1970 20 20 0
1971 20 20 0
1972 17 17 0
1973 20 20 0
1974 16 16 0
1975 22 22 0
1976 16 16 0
1977 14 14 0
1978 10 10 0
1979 17 17 0
1980 14 14 0
1981 10 10 0
1982 22 22 0
1983 23 23 0
1984 15 15 0
1985 16 16 0
1986 16 16 0
1987 22 22 0
1988 18 18 0
1989 11 11 0
1990 11 11 0
1991 20 20 0
1992 28 28 0
1993 25 25 0
1994 19 19 0
1995 20 20 0
1996 21 21 0
1997 24 24 0
1998 23 23 0
1999 21 21 0
2000 21 21 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 21 21 0
2003 18 18 0
2004 20 20 0
2005 21 21 0
2006 14 14 0
2007 16 16 0
2008 18 18 0
2009 18 18 0
2010 23 23 0
2011 27 27 0
2012 29 29 0
2013 23 23 0
2014 23 23 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Irena? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,874 babies born with the name Irena in the United States. That's more than enough Irenas to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Irena" was in 1919 with a total of 33 babies.

According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Irena" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of only 20 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Irena popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Irena in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Irena" mean? The list below shows the origins of Irena as well as things modernly associated with the name Irena such as celebrities named Irena.

Spanish

Origin and Meaning of Irena

The name "Irena" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Peace". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

Your name in reverse order is "Aneri". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Inare". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Irena born Sep 2, 1981

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Israel approximately on 1325. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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