Meaning and Name Origin
Mirah \m(i)-rah\ as a girls' name. The meaning of the name Mirah is "princess; treetop, proverb, or sheaf of corn". Mirah is a derivative 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).
Mirah has 28 more related forms via Almera, Amira, Elmira: Allmeera, Allmera, Allmeria, Almeera, Almeeria, Almeria, Almira▼, Almirah, Almire, Almyra, Ameera, Ameerah, Amera, Amerah, Amirah▲, Amyra, Amyrah, Edelmira, Ellmeera, Ellmera, Ellmeria, Elmeera, Elmeeria, Elmera, Elmeria, Elmerya, Elmyra and Elmyrah.
Mirah is a rare first name for women. Mirah is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Mirah and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Mirah (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Amira (#418 last year), Mira (#613), Myra (#638), Amirah (#665), Almira and Elmira. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 and are almost as popular today, but with the versions Almira, Elmira and Myra becoming less in vogue. Mira (#613), Amirah (#665) and Amira (#418) are three of the more fashionable girl names among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Mirah is alike in pronunciation to Maira▼, Mara▲, Marah, Mariah▲, Meira, Miri, Mirra, Moira, Mora, Morah, Moriah▼ and Myriah. Other suggested similar baby names are Miah▲, Micah▼ and Miran. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mirah.