What does Mayra mean?
Mayra /may-ra/ [2 sylls.] 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.
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: Maera, Mayja, Mayna. [more]
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. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Mayra for girls. Mayra was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #195 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Maira, Malia (#345 in 2014), Mame, Mamie, Mara (#695), Maren, Maria (#115), Mariah (#136), Mariam (#568), Marian, Marie (#579), Marin, Marita, Marla, Marlo, Mary (#120), Maryjo, Maura, May, Mayme, Maymie, Moira and Myra (#638) are the prominent related forms of Mayra appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3498%) and has become much less since (usage 0.2002%, 42.8% less), with versions such as Marie, May, Mayme, Maymie and Mayra becoming somewhat dated. Malia (#345), Mara (#695), Mariah (#136) and Mariam (#568) are four of the more fashionable birth names here, with Mariah going through a resurgence in usage. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Mayra and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Mayra▼ is alike in pronunciation to Maery, Mahra, Marah, Mari▼, Marra, Meara, Meera, Meira, Mera, Mira▲, Mirra, Mora, Moyra and Myrah. Other suggested similar baby names are Madra, Maya▲, Mayda, Maysa and Zayra. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mayra.