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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 girl names Amanda and Mireya.


Miranda is a very popular first name for females (#480 out of 4276, Top 11%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#634 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Miranda for girls. Miranda reached its highest rank of #57 in the U.S. in 1995 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Miranda name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Miranda and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Miranda (#238), Amanda (#314), Mira (#613), Myra (#638), Randy, Randi, Mireya, Maranda and Myranda. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Amanda, Maranda, Mira, Miranda, Mireya, Myra, Myranda, Randi, Randy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Miranda is also pronounced similarly to Marianda and Marinda. Another suggested similar baby name is Mirana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Miranda.