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What does Miran mean?

Miran Pronunciation of Miran [mi-ran] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Miran means "worthy of admiration". Miran is an alternate spelling of Miranda (Latin): in Shakespeare's "The Tempest".


8 related forms via Miranda: Maranda, Meranda, Mira, Mirandah, Mirra, Mirranda, Myra and Myranda.

Creative forms:
(female) Maran, Marran, ..

(male) Miman, Mirani, ..

Middle name pairings:
Miran Lakelyn (M.L.), ..

How popular is Miran?

Miran is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#68569 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Miranda (#278 last year), Mira (#586), Myra (#597), Myranda, Meranda and Maranda are the popular varying forms of Miran (not ranked). These forms of Miran reached the height of their popularity in 1995 (average #832) and have become much less popular since (#1243, 70.5% less usage), with forms such as Miranda falling out of fashion. Miranda is a perennial favorite, though Mira has grown trendy as well. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maranda, Meranda, Mira, Miranda, Myra, Myranda in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Miran is pronounced similarly to Mairin, Mareen, Maren, Marian, Mariane, Mariann, Marien, Marin, Marine, Marinn, Marion, Marrin, Maryan, Maryann, Maryn, Maryon, Merryn, Mirian, Moreen, Morene, Morine, Morwyn and Myrene. Other suggested similar names are Aeran, Aidan, Ciaran, Dian, Doran, Fran, Karan, Maira, Mara, Marjan, Meira, Mera, Merah, Meral, Mia, Miah, Mica, Micah, Mical, Mika, Mila, Milana, Mima, Min, Mina, Mirah, Mirana, Mirham, Miri, Miriam, Miriana, Mirja, Mirjam, Mirjana, Mirka, Mirna, Mirta, Miryam, Mitra, Miya, Miyana, Moira, Mora, Morag, Morah, Morgan, Myrah, Niran, Rian, Saran, Sian and Taran. These names tend to be more commonly used than Miran.

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