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What does Mairi mean?

Mairi Pronunciation of Mairi [mairi] as a girls' name has the meaning "star of the sea". Mairi is an alternate form of Mayra (Irish, Latin).

Associated with: star, sea.


Mairi has 3 variants: Maira, Moira and Myra.

1 more alternative form via Mayra: Maire.

Creative forms:
(female) Maimi, Marri, ..

(male) Maima, Maimi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mairi Khloee (M.K.), ..

How popular is Mairi?

Mairi is an uncommon given name for women. Mairi is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Mairi (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Myra (#597 a year ago), Mayra (#1275), Moira (#1645) and Maira. Usage of these relations of Mairi was widespread 2 decades ago (average #895) and has become significantly reduced since (#1379, 63.3%), with forms like Myra going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maira, Mayra, Moira, Myra in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mairi and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mairi is alike in pronunciation to Maery, Mahra, Mara, Marah, Maree, Mari, Mariah, Marie, Marra, Mary, Marya, Maura, Maurie, Meara, Meera, Mera, Merrie, Merry, Mira, Mireio, Miri, Mirra, Mora, Moria and Moyra. Other recommended names are Airi, Bari, Barri, Capri, Carri, Gauri, Kapri, Kari, Karri, Kiri, Lauri, Liri, Maci, Madira, Madra, Maemi, Magli, Maia, Maiah, Maicy, Maida, Maidie, Maiga, Maime, Mair, Mairim, Mairin, Maisie, Maisy, Malori, Mandi, Mansi, Mare, Marg, Marin, Maris, Marit, Marji, Marrin, Marti, Matti, Maure, Mavra, Maxi, Mimi, Moire, Muire, Sari, Shiri and Siri. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mairi.

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