Irene name meaning

Updated: March 17th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: English, Malayalam, German, Scandinavian, Italian, Spanish, Sami, Icelandic, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Irene i-re-ne
Meaning: The Peaceful, Palm Tree and The Word Eirene Which is of the Meaning Peace
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What does Irene mean?

Dominant and Ever lasting unisex name Irene means "The Peaceful, Palm Tree or The Word Eirene Which is of the Meaning Peace" and is rooted from Old Greek is specifically used in Sami, Spanish, English, Norwegian, Italian, Greenlandic, German, Scandinavian, Icelandic, Finnish, Swedish, Malayalam and Danish.

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How do I pronounce Irene?

i-re-ne is the most common way to pronounce three syllabled Irene.

Variants of Irene

Arina, Irina, Adriana, Irka, Arin, Ira, Addi, Ariane, Dedriana, Hadrianus

Names that rhyme with Irene

How popular is the name Irene?

Irene is an extremely popular in United States where over 353504 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. At its zenith in 1918, it ranked 16th when 10623 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

Moreover, the given name has been to the top 50 baby names 41 times Also, Irene was a popular name in Spain. Over 44604 babies have been given the name in 17 years.

When at the peak of its usage in 2006, the moniker grabbed the 6th spot and 4623 baby girls were given the name. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 17 years but still dominating the charts.

Moreover, the name has been to the top 10 baby names 5 times Also, Irene was a popular name in Italy. Over 29588 babies have been given the moniker in 20 years.

At the peak of its usage in 2000, it ranked 29th when 1981 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. However after 20 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still going strong on charts.

In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 50 baby names 20 times

Irene was a common name in New South Wales. Over 566 babies have been named Irene since 1952.

At its zenith in 1952,. After 6 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Irene is a familiar baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1964 and was able to reach the top 100 names.

In 1968, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 80 on girl names chart when 98 babies were given the name Irene. Over 1767 people have been named Irene in Ireland.

Irene is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 2000 names. In 2005, it ranked 1082nd when 29 girls were named Irene.

Over 397 people have been named Irene in England and Wales. Also, in France, in just 9 years, it has made it to the top 2000 names. In 2014, it ranked 1338th when 32 girls were named Irene.

There are over 126 babies that have been given the name Irene in France.

Irene is an uncommon baby name in Switzerland, even after 21 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 400.

Over 205 babies in Switzerland have been named Irene. During its 23 years of usage in Belgium, it had made up to just the top 700 girl names. Over 223 babies in Belgium have been named Irene.

However things change on global perspective, Irene is extremely popular in Brazil where every 1 in 800 have the name as well as in, Germany, Philippines, Uganda, Mexico, DR Congo, Tanzania, Kenya and England.

Also the baby name is popular in Ghana, Mozambique, Argentina, Canada, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Congo, Cameroon, Rwanda, Peru, Angola, Netherlands, Chad, Nigeria, Austria, Indonesia, Colombia, Scotland, Venezuela, Burundi, Egypt, Cuba, Chile, Sudan, Malaysia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Madagascar, Norway, Portugal, Australia, Sweden, Guatemala, Benin, Paraguay, Denmark, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Costa Rica and East Timor.

At least, 2970000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our evaluation.

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Irene in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Irene

Having the letter I as a cornerstone reveals much about your great personality. You are intuitive but never use your intuition when it comes to making important decisions in life. It's time you give adventure and spontaneity a chance. You like people too but prefer your solitude. You believe that what you give is what you will receive. You are intelligent and independent. People who know you describe you as driven and ambitious.

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Middle names for Irene

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Sibling Names for Irene

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Famous people named Irene

  • Irene of Athens,
  • Irene Pepperberg, adjunct professor of psychology at Brandeis University and a lecturer at Harvard University
  • Irene Wells Pennington, widow of Claude B. "Doc" Pennington
  • Irene Curzon, 2nd Baroness Ravensdale, charitable socialite
  • Irene Vorrink, PvdA politician
  • Irene Castle,
  • Irene Doukaina, Byzantine Empress by marriage to the Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos
  • Irene Hunt, American children's writer known best for historical novels
  • Irene Spry, economic historian and social democrat awarded two honorary doctorates and named to the Order of Canada for her contributions to Canadian intellectual and public life
  • Irene Laskarina, Empress of Nicaea
  • Irene Palaiologina of Trebizond, was Empress of Trebizond
  • Irene of Tomar, Christian
  • Irene Vanbrugh, English actress
  • Irene Kampen, Born in Brooklyn, New York and raised
  • Irene Avaalaaqiaq Tiktaalaaq, is one of Canada's most renowned Inuit artists
  • Irene Frisch, has written many articles and stories about her childhood
  • Irene Angelina, Byzantine princess member of the Angelos dynasty and by her two marriages Queen of Sicily
  • Irene Hendriks, former Dutch field hockey player,
  • Irene Kral, American jazz singer
  • Irene of Hungary, Byzantine empress by marriage to John II Komnenos
  • Irene Scharrer, English classical pianist
  • Irene Harand, Austrian human rights activist and campaigner against antisemitism
  • Irene Osgood Andrews, Irene Osgood, Mrs
  • Irene di Spilimbergo, female Italian Renaissance painter
  • Irene Kwambai, Kenyan long-distance runner
  • Irene Howard, British casting director
  • Irene Tomaszewski, Canadian writer
  • Irene McKinney, American poet and editor
  • Irene of Trebizond, bigamous wife of Basil of Trebizond, by whom he had two sons
  • Irene Stegun, mathematician at the National Bureau of Standards who
  • Irene D. Long, official at the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Irene Pacheco, Colombian boxer former world champion
  • Irene Loughlin, Canadian performance artist and writer
  • Irene Rooke, English theatre and film actress
  • Irene Mitterstieler, Italian luger
  • Irene Piotrowski, semi-finalist in the 100 metres at both Games
  • Irene Ighodaro, Sierra Leonean physician and social reformer
  • Irene Eber, Israeli Orientalist
  • Irene Heim, linguist and noted specialist in semantics
  • Irene van Dyk, South African-born New Zealand netball player
  • Irene Adams, Scottish Labour Party peer
  • Irene Sáez, mayor of Chacao
  • Irene Dunne, American film actress and singer of the 1930s
  • Irene Cara, American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress
  • Irene Papas, retired Greek actress and occasional singer
  • Irene Jai Narayan, Indian born teacher and politician
  • Irene Mathyssen, Canadian politician and a Member of Parliament
  • Irene Morgan, African-American woman from Baltimore, Maryland,
  • Irene Hervey, American film, stage
  • Irene Uchida, Canadian scientist and Down syndrome researcher
  • Irene Manning, American actress and singer

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