Irene name meaning
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Irene Name Meaning

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Meaning of Irene

Peace

Irene Name Origin

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Irene name origin
Irene was the name of the Greek goddess peace. It was borne from several early Christian saints. The name was common in the Byzantine Empire. She was the first woman to lead the Empire. She originally served as regent for her son but later had him killed
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Irene was the Greek goddess of peace and the ruler of spring. Eirênê (the Greek spelling) was one of three goddesses that guarded the gates of heaven: the others were her sisters Eunomia and Dike, respectively the goddesses of Order and Justice. The name was common in the Byzantine Empire, notably being borne by an 8th-century empress, who was the first woman to lead the Empire. She originally served as regent for her son, but later had him killed and ruled alone. In Greek mathology godess of Peace Greek goddess of peace. Saint Irene (fourth century) was one of the three sisters martyred for their faith in Macedonia.  Mythology: Greek goddess of peace. Saint Irene (fourthcentury) was one of the three sisters martyred for their faith in Macedonia. Irene was the name of the Greek goddess peace. It was borne from several early Christian saints. The name was common in the Byzantine Empire. She was the first woman to lead the Empire. She originally served as regent for her son but later had him killed
Irene Name also appears in following Origin(s): Scandinavian
Irene also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Greek, Spanish, Australian, Chinese
Famous Name Irene
Irene Uchida
a Canadian scientist and Down's Syndrome researcher.she initially studied English literature at the University of British Columbia. As a child and teenager she played Violin and piano, and was described as "out-going" and "social" She went to visit her mother and sister who were in Japan at the time, and was able to catch a ship out of Japan prior to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 1941.In 1944 she continued her studies at the University of Toronto where she wanted to get a masters degree in social work. Her professors encouraged her to pursue a career in genetics, and as a result she completed PhD in human genetics at the University of Toronto in 1951 and worked at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
 
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Meaning of Irene in Hebrew origin/culture for Girl name with history and fame details.