Irene: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Irene

Of Greek origin, this name means "peaceful" - and though typically toddlers are anything but, your little Irene may live up to her name. Like when she's sleeping.

Nicknames:

Irie, Rene.

Famous people named Irene:

Actresses Irene Dunne, Irene Vernon, Irene Rich, Irene Ryan, and Irene Ng; civil rights activist Irene Morgan; ballroom dancer Irene Castle; scientist (and daughter of Marie Curie) Irene Joliet-Curie.

Fun fact:

"Goodnight Irene" is a 20th century American folk song, recorded by many different artists including Eric Clapton.

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