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Russian variation of Irene.

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Famous People Named Irena

Irena Sendler, Polish resistance worker who saved children during the Nazi occupation
Irena Krzywicka, Polish feminist author
Irena Pavlovic, Serbian-French tennis player
Irena Jarocka, Polish singer
Irena Skwierczyńska, Polish actress

Pop Culture References for the name Irena

Irena, character in The Faerie Queene ('She represents the state of Ireland in Spenser's time, and her name indicates hope for an island of peace... Her captivity and oppression break all the laws of nature.')
Irena, genus name of the fairy-bluebird
Latinate form of IRENE