Irina

Irina - A very unique female name



  Jun 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Irina, meaning peace, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1976 on position #2938. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Irina and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Irina? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Irina. The baby girl name Irina was given to 20 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2976 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 70,663 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Irina peaked in popularity 23 years ago in 1996 on position 2236.



Famous with this name

Irina Kupchenko
Irina Starshenbaum
Irina Skobtseva


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Irina is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Irina is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,647 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,899.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Irina is where you live.


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Irina origin and meaning

Irina is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means peace. To see famous people named Irina, pop culture references for the name Irina and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Irina

We've found the following names that sound similar to Irina, sorted by popularity.

Irene / Irma / Irine / Iran / Irania / Irena / Iriana / Irean / Iraima / Ireon /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122976
20113910
20103256
20092959
20085438
20072816
20063283
20055158
20044615
20033931
20022904
20012610
20003266
19993256
19972765
19962236
19952747
19942821
19934424
19923910
19912979
19903199
19893686
19873300
19813350
19762938

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1647
Florida2114
California2899

Even more about Irina


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Irina a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Irina?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1996
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Irina
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 70,663
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1976
2012 births +20

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