There are multiple origins and translations for the name Ir:
1. Turkic name-giving interpretation - "true man, he-man". Or derived from the Turkic word Er - "man, soldier, hero". Cognate with Ar.
2. Ossetian name-giving only (Ир) - "Ossetians, Ossetian people (Irons)".
3. Hebrew (עִיר) means - "city, town".
May also refer to Ir (feminine name).