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What does Mayra mean?

Mayra [may-ra] as a girls' name is pronounced MAY-rah, MYE-rah. It is of Irish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Mayra is "star of the sea". Variant of Maire, a Gaelic form of Mary; also a Spanish form of Maria.

Associated with: irish, star, sea.

Variations

Mayra has 5 variants: Maira, Maire, Mairi, Moira and Myra.

Mayra has 43 more related forms via Maire, Maria, Mary: Mair, Mal, Malia, Mame, Mamie, Manon, Manya, Mara, Mare, Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariah, Mariam, Marian, Marie, Marika, Marin, Marita, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marla, Marlo, Marya, Maryjo, Marylu, Marysa, Maryse, Marysia, Masha, Maura, Maure, Maurita, Mavra, May, Mayme, Maymie, Mayria, Moire, Morag, Moya and Muire.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Maera, Mayja, ..

(male) Mayrane, Maytai, ..

How popular is Mayra?

Mayra is a very prominent first name for females (#635 out of 4276, Top 15%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Mayra for girls. Mayra was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #195 in the U.S. in 1990, and is at #1411 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mayra name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mayra outside U.S.

Maira, Malia (#345 in 2014), Mame, Mamie, Mara (#695), Maree, Maren (#1153), Maria (#115), Mariah (#136), Mariam (#568), Marian (#1264), Marie (#579), Marika, Marin (#1402), Marita, Marla, Marlo, Mary (#120), Maryjo, Maura (#1410), May (#1581), Mayme, Maymie, Moira (#1672) and Myra (#638) are the prominent related forms of Mayra (#1411 in 2014) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Mayra was well-received in the 1890s (usage of 9.78%) and has become much less since (usage 0.69%, 92.9% less), with versions such as Mary becoming less trendy. Mara and Mariam are two of the more fashionable birth names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mayra, Maira, Malia, Mame, Mamie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mara, Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariah in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariam, Marian, Marie, Marika, Marin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marita, Marla, Marlo, Mary, Maryjo in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maura, May, Mayme, Maymie, Moira, Myra in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariah, Mariam, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE MAYRA

Mayra is alike in pronunciation to Maery, Mahra, Marah, Mari, Marra, Maurie, Meara, Meera, Meerah, Meira, Mera, Merah, Merri, Merry, Mira, Mirah, Miri, Mirra, Mora, Morah, Moria, Moyra, Myrah, Myree and Myriah. Other suggested similar names are Bara, Cara, Cyra, Daira, Dara, Gavra, Hajra, Iara, Jadra, Kaira, Karra, Larra, Laura, Lavra, Madera, Madira, Madra, Maeja, Magda, Maia, Maida, Maiga, Maja, Mala, Malka, Malva, Manda, Marfa, Marva, Maryka, Maya, Mayah, Mayda, Maye, Maygan, Maysa, Moyna, Myla, Myrla, Myrna, Myrta, Nadra, Omyra, Sara, Tamra, Tarra, Tyra, Yara, Zara and Zayra. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mayra.


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