[ 3 syll. i-re-na, ir-ena ] The baby girl name Irena is pronounced in Dutch as iy-REY-Naa or in Polish as iy-REH-Naa †. Irena is of Old Greek origin. It is used mainly in Czech, Dutch, English, Greek, Polish, Russian, Slavic, and Spanish. Irena is a variant of Irene (English, German, Italian, Scandinavian, and Spanish).
Irena is uncommon as a baby girl name. It is not listed within the top 1000. Among the family of girl names directly related to Irena, Irene was the most popular in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Irena: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"