Meaning and Name Origin
Mera \m(e)-ra\ as a name for girls means "princess; treetop, proverb, or sheaf of corn". Mera is a variation of Almera (Arabic): feminine of Elmer. Mera is also a form of Amira (Arabic, Hebrew). Mera is also used as a variant of Elmira (Arabic).
Mera has 28 more related variations via Almera, Amira, Elmira: Allmeera, Allmera, Allmeria, Almeera, Almeeria, Almeria, Almira▼, Almirah, Almire, Almyra, Ameera, Ameerah, Amera, Amerah, Amirah▲, Amyra, Amyrah, Edelmira, Ellmeera, Ellmera, Ellmeria, Elmeera, Elmeeria, Elmera, Elmeria, Elmerya, Elmyra and Elmyrah.
Mera is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#13002 out of 88799, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Mera and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Mera (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Almira, Amira (#418 the previous year), Amirah (#665), Elmira, Mira (#613) and Myra (#638). Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread during the years 1880-1889 and is almost as widespread today, but with the forms Almira, Elmira and Myra becoming less stylish. Amira (#418), Amirah (#665) and Mira (#613) are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Mera is pronounced similarly to Maery, Mahra, Maira▼, Mara▲, Marah, Mari▼, Maria, Marra, Mary, Marya, Maura▼, Mayra▼, Meara, Meira, Merri, Merry▼, Miri, Mirra, Moira, Mora, Morah, Moria and Moyra. Other suggested similar baby names are Bera, Cera, Hera, Kera, Mare, Mea, Meda▼, Mela, Mena, Meral, Merl, Merla, Merna, Mesa, Meta▼, Meya, Nera, Pera, Sera, Tera▼ and Vera▲. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mera.