Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:1254
Meaning:full-grown; watchful
Ira as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Ira), is pronounced EYE-rah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ira is "full-grown; watchful". Biblical: the name of a priest or chief minister to King David.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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