Ira meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old Greek and Hebrew
Usage: English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Sanskrit, Sikh, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Telugu, Italian, Hebrew, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Oriya and Tamil
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: Watchful, Wind, Descendants, Vigilant, Alert, Earth, Goddess Saraswati, The Peaceful, Peace, In Hindi Yug and Muse
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Illustrous and Ever lasting unisex name Ira means "Watchful, Wind, Descendants, Vigilant, Alert, Earth, Goddess Saraswati, The Peaceful, Peace, In Hindi Yug or Muse" which of Old Greek and Hebrew origin is used largely in Kannada, Danish, Sanskrit, Sikh, Swedish, Malayalam, Gujarati, Italian, Tamil, English, Bengali, Hebrew, Assamese, Oriya, Hindi, Telugu, Sindhi, Norwegian, Finnish and Marathi. Ira is variation of illustrous Irina. Irina is variation of imperishable and frequently used Irene. Irina is Russian form of Irene. Also Irina is form of Irene in Latin and Russian languages. Celebrated and Ever lasting Irina came from Old Greek language, meaning of Irina is "Peace and The Peaceful". Ira is version of predominant and ceaseless Irena. Irena is variant form of immutable and noteworthy Irene. Irena is Slavic form of Irene. Meaning of Irena is The Peaceful is of Old Greek origin. The name is celebrated on April 5th.

Variants of Ira

Ire, Irina, Irena, Irene, Irre, Arina, Irka

Names that rhyme with Ira

Popularity of Ira

Ira is a popular name in United States given to over 59371 babies in 276 years. At present the name is rising, in 1881, 884 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 57th position. Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 100 baby names 18 times Ira is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, although it has been in use since 1996 but could not make beyond the top 2000. Over 269 people have been named Ira in England and Wales.

However things change on global perspective, Ira is extremely popular in Russia where every 1 in 1000 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Indonesia, India, Belarus and Uzbekistan. As per our research, over 410000 babies have been bestowed Ira around the globe.

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Ira in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Ira?

Romantic relationships are definitely not your thing. You like your freedom and independence. You like people too but prefer your solitude. You try to teach others to follow your example and work hard on their dreams but they ignore you, thinking you are losing time. You always analyze something in your mind. Some would say that you are cold-hearted and insensitive but the truth is that you are the most sensitive person.

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  •  Charito - Unexpected Charito dominantly is used in Spanish and Tagalog is rooted from Old Greek given to girls, meaning of Charito is "Full of Grace"
  •  Georgiane - Atypical Georgiane has its origin in Greek, Georgiane means "Worker of the Earth" is a girl name
  •  Alasdair - Outlandish Alasdair has its origin in Old Greek, Alasdair means "He Who Wards Off (Other) Men or Defender of Men", a boy name is used substantially in English and Scottish
  •  Marie-Agnès - Marie-Agnès's meaning is Princess of the Sea or Pure came from Greek and Hebrew
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Namesakes of Ira

    Ira Coleman Batman, American jurist and politician
  • Ira B. Hyde, Representative from Missouri
  • Ira Murchison, American athlete
  • Ira Glasser, fifth executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union
  • Ira Progoff, American psychotherapist
  • Ira J. McDonald, Downey, California
  • Ira Cohen, American poet, publisher
  • Ira Ingram, soldier, legislator, and a land owner
  • Ira Sherman, American-born sculptor
  • Ira Byock, American physician, author
  • Ira D. Wallach, American businessman and philanthropist
  • Ira Wallach, American screenwriter and novelist
  • Ira DeCordova Rowe, The Hon
  • Ira Reiner, American lawyer
  • Ira Abbott, American aerospace engineer
  • Ira Carmen, American Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Ira Berlin, American historian
  • Ira B. Harkey Jr., Ira B. Harkey Jr
  • Ira Vail, Canadian-American racecar driver and auto racing promoter
  • Ira Hall, American racecar driver
  • Ira Gasman, American playwright, lyricist
  • Ira Hatch, prominent Mormon missionary
  • Ira K. Wells, American lawyer and a federal judge in Puerto Rico
  • Ira Spring, American photographer, author
  • Ira A. Fulton, Arizona philanthropist, land developer
  • Ira Schneider, American video artist
  • Ira Gitler, author of dozens of books about jazz and ice hockey
  • Ira E. Rider, U.S. Representative from New York
  • Ira Sherwin Hazeltine, Greenback Representative representing Missouri's 6th congressional district
  • Ira Katznelson, American political scientist and historian, noted for his research on the liberal state, inequality
  • Ira Pastan, American scientist at the National Cancer Institute
  • Ira Hinckley, early Latter Day Saint leader
  • Ira O. McDaniel, cotton merchant, farmer and newspaper man
  • Ira Remsen, chemist who, along with Constantin Fahlberg
  • Ira Sprague Bowen, American physicist and astronomer
  • Ira Mellman, scientist
  • Ira Shor, professor at the College of Staten Island
  • Ira Gershwin, American lyricist
  • Ira Levin, American novelist, playwright, and songwriter
  • Ira Einhorn, American convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend
  • Ira Flatow, radio and television journalist and author
  • Ira Hayes, Pima Native American and a United States Marine
  • Ira Glass, American public radio personality and the host and producer of the radio and television show 'This American Life'
  • Ira von Fürstenberg, European socialite, actress
  • Ira Losco, Maltese singer and songwriter
  • Ira D. Sankey, American gospel singer and composer
  • Ira Magaziner, {{cite web
  • Ira Ruskin, American politician from Redwood City, California
  • Ira Rennert, American investor and businessman
  • Ira C. Eaker, general of the United States Army Air Forces during World War II
  • Ira Allen, was one of the founders of the U.S. state of Vermont and a leader of the Green Mountain Boys during the American colonial period
  • Ira Jones, author
  • Ira Newble, American former professional basketball player
  • Ira Condict, American Presbyterian and Dutch Reformed minister

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