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What does Mira mean?

Mira \m(i)-ra\ 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". 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 variants: 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 has 16 more alternative forms via Meera, Miranda, Myra: Maira, Maranda, Meira, Meranda, Miran, Mirandah, Mirranda, Myrah, Myranda, Myree, Myriah, Myrrilla, Randa, Randi, Randie and Randy.


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 (#31500 out of 88799, Top 35%). (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. (2014 Birth 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 an analysis of the usage of Mira and affiliated names. 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) rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of this girl name was at its most widespread in the year 1994 and is somewhat lower today, 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, with Miranda enjoying a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Randi, Randy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.