First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Irja

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Alt. Meaning

I is for intense, your zest of living.

R is for rich, in the love from others

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Notable Persons Named Irja

Irja was born in 1952.


Irja was given the name Irja Agnes Browallius .


Irja was born on November 4th, 1905. She left this life in 1988.


Fun Facts about the name Irja

  • How Popular is the name Irja? Irja is the 30,220th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Irja have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 156 babies born with the first name Irja in the United States. That's more than enough people named Irja to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Irja? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Irja first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Irja is Wednesday, January 23rd, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Irja born? The highest recorded use of the first name Irja was in 1918 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Irja Factoid: According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Irja is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1918.
  • Weird things about the name Irja: Your name in reverse order is Ajri. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iajr. 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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