Irina

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Irina

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  • A user from Germany says the name Irina is of Greek origin and means "Peace".
  • A user from Greece says the name Irina is of Greek origin and means "Irina at Greek is Irini or Irene means Peace".
  • According to a user from Russia, the name Irina is of Greek origin and means "Peace".
Other origins: Romanian

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Notable Persons Named Irina

Irina was given the name Irina Valeryevna Shaykhlislamova on January 6th, 1986 in Yemanzhelinsk.

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Irina Walker is royalty. Irina was born as the child of Michael I of Romania and Queen Anne of Romania on February 28th, 1953 in Lausanne.

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Irina Bokova is a Director-General of UNESCO, Minister of Foreign Affairs, UNESCO, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Bulgaria). Irina was born on July 12th, 1952 in Sofia.

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Irina Björklund is an actress. She was most prominent from 1994 to present. Irina was given the name Irina Felicia Björklund on February 7th, 1973 in Danderyd Municipality.

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Irène Némirovsky was a novelist. Irène was given the name Irina Lvovna Nemirovskaya on February 11th, 1903 in Kiev. She passed away on August 17th, 1942.

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Irina Voronina is a playboy playmate. Irina was born on December 19th, 1977 in Dzerzhinsk, Russia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Irina

Princess was born as the child of Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia and Princess Olga Paley on December 21st, 1903. She passed away on November 15th, 1990.

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Irina is a musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Irina was born on May 10th, 1975.

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Roberto Irina is an athlete for the FC UTA Arad.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1944 5 5 0
1958 6 6 0
1959 8 8 0
1962 6 6 0
1964 9 9 0
1966 14 14 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 11 11 0
1969 6 6 0
1970 6 6 0
1971 9 9 0
1972 10 10 0
1973 8 8 0
1974 5 5 0
1975 10 10 0
1976 16 16 0
1977 12 12 0
1978 6 6 0
1979 8 8 0
1980 15 15 0
1981 13 13 0
1982 8 8 0
1983 13 13 0
1984 17 17 0
1985 11 11 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 14 14 0
1988 15 15 0
1989 24 24 0
1990 23 23 0
1991 20 20 0
1992 27 27 0
1993 25 25 0
1994 25 25 0
1995 26 26 0
1996 41 41 0
1997 37 37 0
1998 21 21 0
1999 26 26 0
2000 37 37 0
2001 43 43 0
2002 46 46 0
2003 37 37 0
2004 40 40 0
2005 41 41 0
2006 43 43 0
2007 49 49 0
2008 36 36 0
2009 37 37 0
2010 41 41 0
2011 38 38 0
2012 44 44 0
2013 58 58 0
2014 59 59 0
2015 96 96 0
2016 98 98 0
2017 66 66 0

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Popularity of Irina as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Irina

  • How Popular is the name Irina? Irina is the 8,216th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Irina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,477 babies born with the first name Irina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Irina to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Irina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1944 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Irina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Irina is Tuesday, March 25th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Irina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Irina was in 2016 with a total of 98 babies.
  • Random Irina Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Irina is not a popular baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Irina: Your name in reverse order is Aniri. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Riain. How do you pronounce that?

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  • 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).
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