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What does Mireya mean?

Mireya Pronunciation of Mireya [mireya] as a girls' name is of Spanish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Mireya is "admired". Variant of Miranda.


Mireya has 2 variants: Maraya and Mirella.

Related girl names: Mira and Mireio.

6 more related forms via Miranda: Mira, Miran, Mirelle, Mirra, Myra and Myrella.

Creative forms:
(female) Moreya, ..

(male) Miley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mireya Perla (M.P.), ..

How popular is Mireya?

Mireya is a very prominent first name for women (#1539 out of 4276, Top 36%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Mireya was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #447 in the U.S. in 1997, and is at #1501 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mireya name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Mira (#586 a year ago), Miranda (#278), Mirella and Myra (#597) are the prominent varying forms of Mireya (#1501 a year ago) rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Mireya was more pronounced among parents in 1995 (median #1215) and is now significantly reduced (#992, down 65%). Miranda has been the top favorite, though Mira has grown trendy as well over time, while forms like Miranda have become less popular.

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

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

Similar Names

Mireya is alike in pronunciation to Maira, Mara, Maree, Maria, Marra, Mary, Marya, Meera, Meira, Mera, Merry, Mirah, Miri, Moira, Mora, Moraia, Moria and Myree. Other suggested similar names are Eirena, Freya, Kirya, Maire, Mare, Marena, Marnya, Meya, Milena, Mirana, Mirell, Mirja, Mirka, Mirla, Mirna, Mirta, Mirtha, Miryam, Miya, Moire, Morela, Morena, Muire, Nirela, Sirena and Treya. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mireya.