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Origin of the name IRENA.
Etymology of the name IRENA.
Meaning of the baby name IRENA.


IRENA.  A variant form of Greek Eirene (q.v.), meaning "messenger of peace."  Usage:  Bulgaria (Ирина), Czech Republic, Lithuania, Poland.
    Irena Salina, a French actress.  Irena Zemanová, a retired Czech figure skater.  Irena Szewińska, a retired Polish-Jewish sprinter.  Irena Degutiené, a Lithuanian politician. (Wiki)

IRENA.  From a Latinized form of Irish Iernê, a poetical name for "Ireland." Usage: America, England, France, Ireland. 

    Grantorto, the personification of rebellion in general, and of the evil genius of the Irish rebellion of 1580 in particular, Grantorto is represented as a huge giant, who withheld from Irena [i.e. Iernê or Ireland] her inheritance.  Sir Artegal [Arthur lord Grey of Wilton], being sent to destroy him, challenged him to single combat, and having felled him to the earth with his sword Chrysa'or, "reft off his head to ease him of his pain."Spenser: Faerie Queene, v. 12 (1596). (Reader's Handbook of Famous Names in Fiction, &c., Brewer, 1910)


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