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What does Moire mean?

Moire Pronunciation of Moire as a name for girls is a Latin name, and Moire means "star of the sea". Moire is a version of Mary (Latin). Moire is also a derivative of Moira (English, Irish, Gaelic, Latin).

ASSOCIATED WITH Mo-, star, sea


VARIANTS Muire, Maure, Mare, Maire, Mair

RELATED FORMS VIA MARY, MOIRA Mame, Mamie, Mara, Maree, Maren, Marice, Marie, Marje, Maura, Mavra, Mayme, Mayra, Mimi, Moll, Mollie, Molly, Morag, Moya, Moyra

(female) Marre, ..

(male) Moile, ..

Moire Izabella (M.I.), ..

How popular is Moire?

Moire is a rare given name for females. Moire is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Moire (NOT RANKED) rated in the Top 2000 are Mame, Mamie, Mara (#739 FROM RECENT DATA), Maree, Maren (#1113), Marie (#564), Mary (#124), Maura (#1490), Mayme, Mayra (#1275), Mimi, Moira (#1645), Mollie (#1001) and Molly (#144). These forms of Moire were popular in the 1890s (AVERAGE #1118) and have become much less widespread since (#1292, 96% LESS USAGE), with forms like Marie becoming less fashionable. Mara is the most chic girl name here. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mame, Mamie, Mara, Maree, Maren in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marie, Mary, Maura, Mayme, Mayra in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mimi, Moira, Mollie, Molly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mary, Mollie, Molly outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Choire, Dore, Eire, Kore, Loire, Maime, Maira, Mairi, Meira, Mike, Mira, Miri, Moia, Moina, Mone, Monike, Mora, Morine and Nore. These names tend to be more commonly used than Moire.

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