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What does Mireille mean?

Mireille Pronunciation of Mireille [mireille] as a name for girls has its root in French, and Mireille means "wonderful; peace; prosperous; admire". Mireille is an alternate form, with the prefix Mire-, of Mira (Latin, Slavic, Hindi): transcription of Myra and Miranda. Mireille is also a variation of Mireio (French): from mirar.

Associated with: wonderful (good), peace, prosperous (wealthy).


Mireille has 4 variants: Mireya, Miri, Mirra and Myra.

Mireille has 9 more related forms via Mira, Mireio: Mireilla, Mirell, Mirella, Mirelle, Mirielle, Mirilla, Myrella, Myrelle and Myrilla.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Mirle, Mirreille, ..

(male) Mireilon, Mireilred, ..

How popular is Mireille?

Mireille is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2937 out of 4276, Top 69%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Below is a charted study of the history of the girl name Mireille and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Mireille (outside Top 2000) are Mira (#586 a year ago), Mirella, Mireya (#1501) and Myra (#597). These relations of Mireille were popular with parents in the 1880s (average #1397) and are almost as popular today (#1171, 12.8%), but with forms such as Myra becoming less fashionable. Myra is more widely used than the rest, though Mira has gained in popularity. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mira, Mirella, Mireya, Myra in U.S.

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