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Meaning and name origin

Mira \m(i)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced MEER-ah. It is of Latin, Slavic and Hindi origin, and the meaning of Mira is "wonderful; peace; prosperous". Variant of Myra and Miranda. In Spanish, "mira" means , "Look!" The name was most common in the 19th century. See also Meera. Actress Mira Sorvino; fashion designer Myrčne de Premonville.

Mira has 15 variant forms: Mirana, Mireille, Mirella, Mirelle, Mireya, Miri, Miriana, Mirielle, Mirilla, Mirka, Mirra, Myra, Myrella, Myrene and Myrilla.

For more information, see also related girl names Mimi, Almera, Amira, Elmira and Mirabel.


Mira is a very popular first name for females (#1934 out of 4276, Top 45%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#31500 out of 88799, Top 35%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mira for girls (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mira name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mira and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Miranda (#238), Amira (#418), Mira (#613), Myra (#638), Elmira, Mireya and Mimi. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Miranda, Amira, Mira, Myra, Elmira, Mireya, Mimi in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Miranda, Amira, Mira outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mira is also pronounced similarly to Mahra, Maira, Mairi, Mara, Marah, Mari, Maria, Marra, Mary, Marya, Maura, Mayra, Meara, Meira, Mera, Merah, Mirah, Moira, Mora, Morah, Moria, Moyra and Myrah. Other suggested similar baby names are Cira, Eira, Kira, Lira, Mair, Maire, Mare, Mia, Mica, Mika, Mila, Mima, Mina, Miran, Mirja, Mirla, Mirna, Mirta, Mitra, Miya, Moire, Muire, Nira and Uira. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mira.