Irina Name Meaning & Origin

Irina

Pronunciation: iy-REE-nə (key)

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Nicknames for Irina

Rina, Ira, Irishechka, Irinochka, Irinka, Irochka, Irchik, Irishka, Irka, Inka, Inche, Ine, Ina

Meanings and history of the name Irina

Meaning: peace

Origin: Greek, Bulgarian, Russian

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Originates from ERINI the Greek Goddess of Peace

Famous real-life people named Irina

Irina Antonenko, Miss Russia 2010
Irina Baskakova, a Soviet track and field sprinter
Irina Bespalova, a Russian butterfly swimmer
Irina Iordachescu, a Romanian soprano opera singer.
Irina Livezeanu, a Romanian-born American historian.
Irina Hakamada, a Russian politic
Irina Kostyuchenkova, a Ukrainian javelin thrower
Irina Krush, an elite chess player
Irina Deleanu, a Romanian former individual rhythmic gymnast.
Irina Lashko, a Russian-born Australian diver
Irina Pantaeva, a Siberian fashion model and actress
Irina Begu, a Romanian tennis player
Irina Podyalovskaya, a Soviet middle distance runner
Irina Rodnina, a Soviet (russian) figure skater
Irina Ionesco, a French photographer
Irina Lazareanu, a Romanian-born Canadian model
Irina Saari, a Finnish pop singer
Irina Shayk, a model originally from Russia
Irina Slutskaya, a Russian figure skater
Irina Tebenikhina, a Russian volleyball player
Irina Toneva, a Russian pop singer
Irina Ufimtseva, a Russian freestyle swimmer

Irina in song, story & screen

Irina Derevko character on the television series Alias, played by Lena Olin, is the mother of the central character, Sydney Bristow.

Irina Spasky, an incredible character in the 39 Clues series (though not at all peaceful)
Irina Clayton, Choir from the X-Men comics
Irina Jelavić, assassin in the anime Assassination Classroom

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