Ira in the US

  1. #893 Susana
  2. #894 Wilson
  3. #895 Clark
  4. #896 Myrna
  5. #897 Ira
  6. #898 Autumn
  7. #899 Malcolm
  8. #900 Gabrielle
  9. #901 Rachelle
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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).
897th in the U.S.

Nicknames & variations

Quick facts

Tens of Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
51,049
to be exact
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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