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 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%, down 24.9%), 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.