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What does Mireille mean?

Mireille /mi-reil-le/ as a name for girls. Mireille's root is 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.


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)


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

Below is a charted comparison of the history of the girl name Mireille and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Mireille (outside Top 2000) are Mira (#613 a year ago), Mirella, Mireya (#1443) and Myra (#638). These relations of Mireille were popular with parents in the 1880s (average #1397) and are almost as popular today (#1173, 19.8%), 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, 2014)

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

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

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Aprille, Arelle, Cirilla, Cyrille, Darille, Darrille (see Daryl), Dielle, Dinelle, Doneille, Dorelle, Ginelle, Giselle, Gizelle, Janeille, Jinelle, Jiselle, Jizelle, Lorelle, Mabelle, Marcelle, Marcilee, Marell, Marial, Mariel, Mariela, Mariella, Marielle, Marilee, Marilla, Marilu, Marlie, Marrilee, Marselle, Martelle, Marvelle, Marylee, Mercilla, Merel, Merial, Meriel, Merielle, Merill, Meriol, Merrall, Merrell, Merrielle, Merrile, Merrilee, Merrili (see Merry), Merrill, Merrily, Meryll, Michelle, Mikelle, Mille, Mirabelle, Mirtie, Mishelle, Miureall, Moiselle, Morela, Morella, Moselle, Murial, Muriel, Murielle, Myrrilla, Narelle, Neille, Norelle, Oreolle (see Oriole), Pernille, Shirelle, Sibelle and Sirilla. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mireille.