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What does Mairi mean?

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

ASSOCIATED WITH Ma-, star, sea


VARIANTS Myra, Moira, Maira


(female) Maimi, ..

(male) Maima, ..

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?

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 sound-alike 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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