Ira (name)

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Ira (/ˈrə/ or /ˈaɪərə/) is a male and female given name. In Hebrew, the name Ira (עִירָא, Standard Hebrew ʿIra, Tiberian Hebrew ʿÎrâ) means watchful. In Sanskrit, Ira (ईरा) is the name of the wind-god who is father of the monkey god Hanuman. Ira (इरा) is the daughter of Daksha who was married to the sage Kashyap. Ira is also another name for the goddess Sarasvati. Ira is also another name for Earth in Sanskrit

Ira is also a nickname for Ireneo, Irenej, Ireneus, and Irinij.

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  • Ira is a goddess in Polynesian mythology.
  • Ira is another name for Vayu, the Hindu wind god in Hindu mythology.
  • Ira is another name for Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge in Hindu mythology.

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