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What does Mirah mean?

Mirah Pronunciation of Mirah [mi-rah] as a girls' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of the name Mirah is "princess; treetop, proverb, or sheaf of corn". Mirah is a version of Almera (Arabic): feminine of Elmer. Mirah is also a variation of Amira (Arabic, Hebrew). Mirah is also used as a derivative of Elmira (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic, princess.


Mirah has 7 variants: Meera, Meerah, Mera, Merah, Mira, Myra and Myrah.

4 more related forms via Almera, Amira, Elmira: Almirah, Amerah, Amirah and Amyrah.

Creative forms:
(female) Merrah, Mirrah, ..

(male) Mimal, Mire, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mirah Amayah (M.A.), ..

How popular is Mirah?

Mirah is a rare first name for women. Mirah is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Mirah (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Amira (#381 from recent data), Mira (#586), Myra (#597), Amirah (#668), Meera (#1293) and Elmira. These forms of Mirah were favored as birth names in 2015 (median #920), except for versions such as Elmira which have fallen out of style. Amira, Mira and Amirah are three of the more fashionable girl names among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amira, Amirah, Elmira, Meera, Mira, Myra in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Mirah is alike in pronunciation to Mairi, Marah, Maree, Mari, Maria, Mariah, Marie, Marra, Mary, Marya, Maura, Mayra, Meara, Meira, Merri, Merry, Mireya, Miri, Mirra, Mora, Moraia, Moraiah, Moria, Moyra and Myriah. Other suggested similar names are Abrah, Barah, Binah, Carah, Cyrah, Darah, Dinah, Dorah, Eilah, Gilah, Jorah, Karah, Kiah, Kibah, Kiriah, Kivah, Kyrah, Lidah, Lilah, Linah, Maiyah, Marth, Meral, Mia, Miah, Micah, Mika, Mila, Milcah, Mina, Miran, Mirana, Mirham, Mirian, Mirja, Mirka, Mirna, Mirta, Morag, Niah, Norah, Rivah, Sairah, Sarah, Serah, Shirah, Tarah, Tiarah, Zarah and Zivah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mirah.

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