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Miranda meaning and name origin

Miranda \m(i)-ran-da, mir(a)-nda\ as a girl's name is pronounced mer-ANN-dah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Miranda is "worthy of admiration". In Shakespeare's "The Tempest", Miranda is an innocent girl raised and educated on an isolated island by her magician father. Actress Miranda Richardson.

Miranda has 18 variant forms: Maranda, Meranda, Mira, Miran, Mirandah, Mirelle, Mirella, Mirra, Mirranda, Myra, Myranda, Myrella, Myrilla, Myrrilla, Randa, Randi, Randie and Randy.

For more information, see also related names Amanda and Mireya.

Baby names that sound like Miranda are Marianda and Marinda.

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Popularity of Miranda

Miranda is a very popular first name for women (#480 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#634 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Miranda
Popularity of Miranda