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  1. irenenoun

    The hydrocarbon formed by dehydration of irone.

  2. Irenenoun

    Eirene, the Greek goddess of peace, one of the Horae/Horæ; equivalent to the Roman goddess Pax.

  3. Irenenoun

    14 Irene, a main belt asteroid.

  4. Irenenoun

    A female given name from Ancient Greek, in regular use since the 19th century.

    But lest I be thought too literall, give me leave to allegorize upon this Irene. Her name is a Greek name, Εἰρήνη, it signifies peace; we must not dote upon our Irene, our private peace, that the publique should suffer for the sake of it.

  5. Irenenoun

    A city and town in South Dakota, United States.

  6. Etymology: Irène, from Εἰρήνη eirēnē "peace", name of a goddess of peace, of early Christian saints, and of an 8th-century Byzantine empress.


  1. Irene

    Irene is a name derived from εἰρήνη (eirēnē), the Greek for "peace".

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Irene

    empress of Constantinople, born in Athens, a poor orphan girl, famous for her beauty, her talents, and her crimes; was banished to Lesbos, where she maintained herself by spinning; has been canonised by the Greek Church for her zeal in image worship (752-803).

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. IRENE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Irene is ranked #54530 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Irene surname appeared 378 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Irene.

    46.3% or 175 total occurrences were White.
    41.8% or 158 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    6.6% or 25 total occurrences were Black.
    3.4% or 13 total occurrences were Asian.

Anagrams for Irene »

  1. Ernie

  2. ERNIE

  3. ierne

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Irene in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Irene in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Irene in a Sentence

  1. Gyoice Abatey:

    It’s been a year and he’s been walking around free while we don’t know where Irene is, we are beginning to see some justice.

  2. Francis Kambo:

    She's always been Irene Gakwa.

  3. Stacy Koester:

    It was a small victory, but such a beautiful one. To see him put in handcuffs and the look on his face when he realized he is actually being held accountable for his crimes, it was priceless, i believe with all my heart the big victory is coming and I am more confident now than ever that we will find out what happened to Irene and where she is so that … (the) family can get peace and closure.

  4. Irene Schouten:

    There was a lot of pressure for Irene Schouten of the Netherlands and for the Netherlands and I'm so happy I made it, i was in the last pair and you see all the girls race in front of you, and they raced really fast.

  5. Skip Flanders:

    We had 28 inches of water in our house from Irene, i certainly hope that something of that proportion doesn't happen again.

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    not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight
    A nasty
    B aligned
    C handsome
    D opaque

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