Ireland - Meaning of Ireland

What does Ireland mean?

[ 3 syll. i-re-lan(d), ir-ela-nd ] The baby girl name Ireland is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced AY-erLaeND †. Ireland has its origins in the English language and it is also used largely in English. The meaning of Ireland is 'from Ireland'. It represents the transferred use of the geographic name as a given name.

Forms of Ireland include the names Eireland and Irland.

See also the related categories, english and geographic.

Ireland is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 2009, 0.017% of baby girls were named Ireland. It was #821 in rank then. The baby name has seen a substantial drop in popularity since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale today. Within all girl names in its family, Ireland was nevertheless the most popular in 2018. Ireland has primarily been a baby girl name in the last century.

Baby names that sound like Ireland include Orlanda (Italian), Orlinda (English), and Arlindë (Albanian).

† Pronunciation for Ireland: AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"

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