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Gender Feminine
Usage Finnish
Pronounced Pron. AHR-yah
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Meaning & History

Variant of IRJA. The Finnish poet Eino Leino used it in his poem Arja and Selinä (1916), though belonging to a male character.
VariantsErja, Irja
Other Languages & CulturesEirene, Irene(Ancient Greek) Iryna(Belarusian) Irena, Irina(Bulgarian) Irena, Ena(Croatian) Irena, Irenka(Czech) Irene(Danish) Irene(Dutch) Irene(English) Irène(French) Iria(Galician) Irina, Irine(Georgian) Irene(German) Eirini, Irini(Greek) Eirene, Irene(Greek Mythology) Irén(Hungarian) Eireen(Irish) Irene(Italian) Irēna, Irīna(Latvian) Irena(Lithuanian) Irina(Macedonian) Irene(Norwegian) Irena, Irenka(Polish) Irene, Iria(Portuguese) Irina(Romanian) Irina, Arina, Arisha, Ira, Irinushka(Russian) Irena(Serbian) Irena(Slovak) Irena(Slovene) Irene(Spanish) Irene(Swedish) Iryna(Ukrainian)
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