What does Mayra mean?
Mayra [mayra] 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.Creative forms:
(female) Mayna, Morra, ..
(male) Mayrane, Maytai, .. Middle name pairings:
Mayra Melanie (M.M.), ..
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)
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 #1275 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Maira, Malia (#313 in 2015), Mame, Mamie, Mara (#739), Maree, Maren (#1113), Maria (#109), Mariah (#155), Mariam (#563), Marian (#1104), Marie (#564), Marika, Marin (#1471), Marita, Marla, Marlo, Mary (#124), Maryjo, Maura (#1490), May (#1658), Mayme, Maymie, Moira (#1645) and Myra (#597) are the prominent related forms of Mayra (#1275 in 2015) 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 0.7%, 92.8% less), with versions such as Mary becoming less trendy. Mara and Mariam are two of the more fashionable birth names here.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.