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Type Country & Island
Usage Irish

Meaning & History

Possibly means "abundant land" in Old Irish. This is the Irish name of the country and island of Ireland. According to legend the island was named for the goddess ÉRIU, though in fact it was she who was named for the island.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesÉriu(Ancient Irish) Irska(Bosnian) Irlandiya(Bulgarian) Irska(Croatian) Irsko(Czech) Irland(Danish) Ierland(Dutch) Ireland(English) Irlande(French) Irlandia(Georgian) Irland(German) Irlandia(Greek) Irlandia(Indonesian) Irlanda(Italian) Irska(Macedonian) Irland(Norwegian) Irlandia(Polish) Irlanda(Portuguese) Irlanda(Romanian) Irlandiya(Russian) Irska(Serbian) Irska(Slovene) Irlanda(Spanish) Irland(Swedish) Irlandiya(Ukrainian)
Given Name DescendantsEireann, Erin(Irish)
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