Name: Eirene

Origin and Meaning of the Name Eirene

  • Meaning:
    Peace
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (eye REE nee); (ee REE nee)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Eirene)
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Miscellaneous Info for Eirene

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  • Used in:
    English and Greek speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    In Greek mythology, Eirene was the goddess who personified peace. Although she did not play an active part in many myths, Eirene was still a source of inspiration for several ancient artists, writers, and poets. Child of Zeus and Themis, the goddess Eirene was known by the name of Pax in Roman mythology. The second pronunciation listed represents the modern Greek. In the Greek alphabet the name is written 'epsilon-iota-rho-eta-nu-eta', with the accent on the first eta.

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