First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Irelyn

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Alt. Meaning

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

R is for respect, earned through your actions

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

L is for little, the little things you do.

Y is for young, the years never show!

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

How popular is the baby name Irelyn in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1996 7 7 0
1998 15 15 0
1999 10 10 0
2000 8 8 0
2001 23 23 0
2002 19 19 0
2003 18 18 0
2004 33 33 0
2005 32 32 0
2006 43 43 0
2007 62 62 0
2008 176 176 0
2009 132 132 0
2010 93 93 0
2011 73 73 0
2012 62 62 0
2013 71 71 0
2014 78 78 0
2015 65 65 0
2016 78 78 0

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Popularity of Irelyn as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Irelyn

  • How Popular is the name Irelyn? Irelyn is the 9,788th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Irelyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,098 babies born with the first name Irelyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Irelyn to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Irelyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1996 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Irelyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Irelyn was in 2008 with a total of 176 babies.
  • Random Irelyn Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Irelyn is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Irelyn: Your name in reverse order is Nyleri. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eirnyl. How do you pronounce that?

What Irelyn's Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Irelyn born Oct 28, 1938

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 Southern Japan approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).