Given Name IRELAND

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: IER-lənd  [details]

Meaning & History

From the name of the European island country, derived from Irish Gaelic Éire, which may mean something like "abundant land" in Old Irish.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Eireann, Erin (Irish), Ériu (Irish Mythology)

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celebrity babies, countries, earth, place names, uncertain etymology
Entry updated October 11, 2012