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What does Mirah mean?

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.

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

Kreatif forms:
(female) Marrah, Minrah, ..

(male) Mimal, Mire, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Prominent varying forms of Mirah (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Amira (#418 from recent data), Mira (#613), Myra (#638), Amirah (#665), Meera (#1353) and Elmira. These forms of Mirah were favored as birth names in 2014 (median #947), 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. Displayed below is a comparison of the statistics of Mirah and associated names. (2014 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.