Irenäus - Meaning of Irenäus

What does Irenäus mean?

[ syll. ir-enä-us ] The baby boy name Irenäus is a German name of Old Greek origin. The name's meaning is peaceful. It is derived from the element 'eirene' which means peace. Eirenaios (Old Greek) and Ireneus (Latin) are older forms of Irenäus. The name was borne by the 2nd century Saint Irenaeus, who was said to be a disciple of John the Evangelist. The name Irene (English, German, Italian, Scandinavian, and Spanish) is the female form of Irenäus.

The name Ireneo (Italian) and the name Ireneusz (Polish) are variants of Irenäus.

See also the related categories, latin, peace (quiet), disciple (follower), greek, john, and german.

Irenäus is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

A baby name that sounds like Irenäus is the name Ireneusz (Polish).

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