Name: Ireland

Origin and Meaning of the Name Ireland

  • Meaning:
    Land of …riu
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  • Pronunciation:
    (I er land)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Ireland)
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Miscellaneous Info for Ireland

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Ireland is the third-largest island in Europe, and contains the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, part of the UK. …ire is the traditional Gaelic name for Ireland; …riu was one of three sister goddesses who were the patrons of pre-Christian Ireland.

    Ireland is not a common first name in Ireland; far more popular is Erin, which is derived from the Gaelic "…irinn," the dative form of …ire.

    the daughter of Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin is named Ireland.

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Popularity Rank of Ireland (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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