What does Mairead mean?
Associated with: greek.
Mairead has 1 variant: Maighread.Creative forms:
(female) Mearead, Meread, ..
(male) Mairei, Mairem, .. Middle name pairings:
Mairead Mileena (M.M.), ..
How popular is Mairead?
Mairead is a rare given name for women. Mairead is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Mairead reached its apex position of #99 in Ireland in 1998, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Margaret (#154 from recent data) is the only other prominent varying form of Mairead. Adoption of these forms of Mairead was at its highest in the 1890s (adoption of 4.45%) and is now much diminished (adoption 0.14%, ▼96.8%).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Maarva, Madira, Madra, Mahra, Maia▲, Maiah, Maida, Maidel, Maime, Mair, Maira, Maire, Mairi, Mairin, Maisa, Maisee, Maisha, Maiya, Maiyah, Malea, Maleah, Marah, Mareen, Marelda, Marell, Maren, Marena, Marfa, Mariah, Marial, Mariam▲, Marian▼, Marja, Marjan, Marla▼, Marlea, Marna, Marra, Marrelda (see Marelda), Marta▼, Marya, Maryam▲, Maryan, Mathea, Matrena, Mattea, Maura, Maure, Maureen▼, Maurene, Mauresa (see Maureen), Mavra, Mayra▼, Mayria, Mead, Meira, Mira▲, Miran, Mireio, Mirell, Mireya▼, Miriam, Mirian, Mirja, Mirjam, Mirka, Mirla, Mirna, Mirra, Mirta, Moira, Moire, Naiad, Shinead and Sinead. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mairead.See names in meaning and etymology.