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Meaning and name origin

Moira \mo(i)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced MOY-rah. It is of English origin. Variant of Maire (Irish, Gaelic), from Mary (Latin) "star of the sea". See also Mayra and Myra.

Moira has 2 variant forms: Moire and Moyra.

For more information, see also related girl names Moya, Maura and Maureen.

Moira is also pronounced similarly to Mahra, Maira, Mairi, Mara, Marra, Meara, Meera, Meira, Mera, Mira, Mirah, Miri, Mirra, Mora, Morah and Moria. Other suggested similar baby names are Mair, Moia, Moina and Muire.


Moira is a very popular first name for females (#1855 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Moira name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Moira with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

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