What does Mira mean?
Mira /mi-ra/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced MEER-ah. It is of Latin, Slavic and Hindi origin, and the meaning of Mira is "wonderful; peace; prosperous".
How popular is Mira?
Mira is a very popular first name for females (#1934 out of 4276, Top 45%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#18153 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Mira for girls. Mira entered the list in 2001 and reached its top position of #613 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Amira (#418 last year), Elmira, Maira, Maranda, Mimi, Miranda (#238), Mireya, Myra (#638), Myranda, Randi and Randy are the popular alternative forms of Mira (#613 last year). Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread in the year 1994 (usage of 0.2323%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.1744%, 24.9% less), with forms like Maira, Mireya, Myranda, Randi and Randy falling out of style. Amira (#418), Mira (#613) and Miranda (#238) are three of the more trendy baby names here, and there is a rekindling in baby name popularity for Miranda. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Mira and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Mira▲ is pronounced similarly to Mahra, Mairi, Mara▲, Marah, Mari▼, Maria, Marra, Mary, Marya, Maura▼, Mayra▼, Meara, Mera, Merah, Mirah, Moira, Mora, Morah, Moria and Moyra. Other suggested similar baby names are Cira, Eira, Kira▲, Lira, Mair, Maire, Mare, Mia▲, Mica, Mika, Mila▲, Mima, Mina▼, Mirja, Mirla, Mirna, Mirta, Mitra, Miya, Moire, Muire, Nira and Uira. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mira.