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Gender: Female Pronunciation: eye-ree Meaning of Irie: "positive and powerful" Origin of Irie: Jamaican

The name Irie is a girl's name meaning "positive and powerful". Irie and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Strong, Brave or Powerful and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

A name used in the Caribbean, taken from the Rastafarian term that translates best to "positive and powerful." Rastas often greet each other by saying, "Are you feeling Irie today?"

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Famous People Named Irie

Irie Love, American reggae singer

Pop Culture References for the name Irie

Irie Ambrosia Jones, character in Zadie Smith's "White Teeth"
Irie, a perfect state of contentment, to be without worries, the equivalent of Hakuna Matata
Irie Maffia, Hungarian band
Irie Time, American reggae band


TechnoKitten Says:


love the meaning

cheesy-biscuit Says:


I like this name a lot!

SparkleNinja18 Says:


I actually know a little Irie! Her older sisters have equally unique names: Mid0ri, Aniell@, and Opheli@. I like it as a nickname for Iris.

Shiree Says:


My daughter will be 3 in May and her name is Irie Lynn. Not the typical name for a little girl from Iowa.

hemmoxlarry Says:


Ashton Irwie! You have to be part of the 5sos fam to understand.

TarynAmber Says:


I think this sounds gorgeous. Whimsical, in a way.