Ira in the US

  1. #924 Flora
  2. #925 Noah
  3. #926 Elisabeth
  4. #927 Ericka
  5. #928 Ira
  6. #929 Elvira
  7. #930 Marci
  8. #931 Santos
  9. #932 Alberta
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IRA

as a First Name

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Biblical name (meaning ‘watchful’ in Hebrew), borne by a character mentioned very briefly in the Bible, one of the chief officers of King David (2 Samuel 20:26). It was taken up by the Puritans in the 17th century, and is still occasionally used, mainly in the United States. It was famously borne by the lyricist Ira Gershwin (1896–1983).
928th in the U.S.

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Quick facts

Tens of Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
40,581
to be exact
43,347
if you include dead people (since the government started keeping track)
Mississippi
has the most people named Ira per capita
1915
marked the height of its popularity
3%
97%
62%
55+
31%
30-54
5%
13-29
2%
0-12

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