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Mira - Meaning of Mira

What does Mira mean?

Meaning of the name MiraMeaning of the name Mira

[ 2 syll. mi-ra, mir-a ] The baby girl name Mira is pronounced MAYRaa- or MIY-Raa- †.

1: Mira is of Latin origin. It is used mainly in the Arabic, Czech, Dutch, English, Hebrew, Indian, Polish, and Slavic languages. It is derived from the word mirus which means 'wonderful'.

Mira is a widely used name; it has 22 variations that are used in English and foreign languages. Variations of the name used in English include Meara, Mir, Mirae, Mirah, Mirana, Mireille, Mirella, Mirelle, Miri, Miriana, Mirielle, Mirilla, Mirke, Mirko, Mirra, Myrella, Myrene, Myria (used in Spanish as well), and Myrilla. Meera (Indian) and Mirya (French) are foreign variations of Mira. Another foreign variant is the familiar form Mirka (Italian).

2: Mira's language of origin is Slavonic and it is predominantly used in the Slavic language. It is derived from the word meri meaning 'great, famous'. The name evolved as a short form of other Slavic names with the first element 'meri'.

3: Mira is used mostly in the Indian language and its language of origin is Sanskrit. Meaning: prosperous.

The Indian name Meera is a derivative of Mira.

4: Mira's origin is Hebrew. Meaning: exalted.

In addition, Mira is a variation of Meira (English).

Mira is also a variation (English and Spanish) of Mirabelle (English, French, and Spanish).

Mira is also a contraction of Miranda (English, German, and Italian).

Mira is also a variation of Myra (English). See also the related form, Miroslava (Slavic).

Mira is a rather popular baby girl name. The name's popularity has been growing since the 2000s. Its usage peaked recently in 2012 with 0.022% of baby girls being given the name Mira. It had a ranking of #665 then. Among all girl names in its family, Mira was the 2nd most popular after Miranda in 2012. The name was thrice as popular as Mira in that year.

Baby names that sound like Mira include Meera, Mirah, Myra, Maarii, Maarja, Maera, Maerah, Maeri, Maharai, Maheara, Maheira, Mahir, Mahire, Mahra, Mahri, Mairah, Maire, Mairi, Mamre, and Manar.

† English pronunciation for Mira: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

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