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).
The Indian name Meera is a derivative of Mira.
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 2015 with 0.026% of baby girls being given the name Mira. It had a ranking of #586 then. Among all girl names in its family, Mira was the 2nd most popular after Miranda in 2015. The name was twice as popular as Mira in that year.
† 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)"