Name Ira Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Ira

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Ira is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Ira thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Ira

The masculine name Ira is of Hebrew origin. In the Old Testament, it is the name of King David’s priest. The female form is a Russian short form of Irina or Irene. Ira can as well be derived from the name Hera, the Greek goddess. Ira is as well a Sanskrit gender-neutral name.

What is the meaning of the name Ira?

The boy’s name Ira means “watchful” (from Hebrew “ʿīrā/עִירָא”). The girl’s name Ira means “peace” in Russian. Besides, Ira has the meanings “season”, “hour”, “beloved”, “air”, “mist” or “heroine” (from Hera). The meaning of the Sanskrit male name is that of the wind-God, Vayu: “wind” or “air” (from Sanskrit “vāyú/वायु”). The Sanskrit female name means “earth” (from Sanskrit “irā/इरा”).

Pronunciation of Ira

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Popularity of the name Ira

The name Ira is ranked #5926 overall.

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