Given Name IRENAEUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ειρηναιος (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Ειρηναιος (Eirenaios) which meant "peaceful". Saint Irenaeus was an early bishop of Lyons for whom the Greek island of Santorini is named.
VARIANTS: Eirenaios, Ireneus
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Irénée (French), Ireneusz (Polish), Irinei, Iriney (Russian)