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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Irena

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Peace
  • #6738 All Time
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How popular is the name "Irena" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1880880
188211110
1883880
1885770
1887990
1889770
189010100
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190011110
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1907660
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1911770
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191312120
191420200
191518180
191621210
191725250
191825250
191933330
192023230
1921990
192212120
192312120
192416160
192514140
192612120
192713130
192817170
192918180
193012120
1931990
193211110
1933880
1934990
193513130
1936990
193712120
1938880
1939550
1940880
1941660
194214140
1943770
194412120
1945660
194612120
1947990
1948660
194911110
1950880
195114140
1952550
195316160
195410100
195517170
195615150
195713130
195814140
195914140
196010100
196113130
196210100
196312120
196412120
196517170
196613130
196718180
196817170
196915150
197020200
197120200
197217170
197320200
197416160
197522220
197616160
197714140
197810100
197917170
198014140
198110100
198222220
198323230
198415150
198516160
198616160
198722220
198818180
198911110
199011110
199120200
199228280
199325250
199419190
199520200
199621210
199724240
199823230
199921210
200021210
200116160
200221210
200318180
200420200
200521210
200614140
200716160
200818180
200918180
201023230
201127270
201229290
201323230
201423230

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 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Irena" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1974. Across the entire United States a total of only 16 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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 impressive, your list of qualities.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

E is for elegant, born within you.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Your name in reverse order is "Aneri". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aeinr". 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 May 8, 1947

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern China approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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