Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. EE-ryu(Galician)
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Meaning & History

Possibly a Portuguese and Galician form of Irene. This was the name of a 7th-century saint (also known as Irene) from Tomar in Portugal. This is also the name of an ancient town in Galicia (now a district of Padrón).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesEirene, Irene(Ancient Greek) Iryna(Belarusian) Irena, Irina(Bulgarian) Irena, Ena(Croatian) Irena, Irenka(Czech) Irene(Danish) Irene(Dutch) Irene(English) Irina(Estonian) Irene, Irina, Arja, Erja, Irja(Finnish) Irène, Irénée(French) 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) Irina(Romanian) Irina, Arina, Arisha, Ira, Irinushka(Russian) Irena(Serbian) Irena(Slovak) Irena(Slovene) Irene(Spanish) Irene(Swedish) Iryna(Ukrainian)
User SubmissionsIría, Iria

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Entry updated April 25, 2021