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What does Moyra mean?

Moyra /moy-ra/ as a girls' name. The name Moyra means "star of the sea". Moyra is an alternate form, with the suffix -yra, of Moira (English, Irish, Gaelic, Latin): transcription of Maire (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: star, sea.


Moyra has 1 different relation via Moira: Moire.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Moyla, Moyrat, ..

(male) Moylan, Moyrami, ..

How popular is Moyra?

Moyra is a rare given name for women. Moyra is also a unique 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.

Moira (#1672 the previous year) is the only prominent variation form of Moyra (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Moyra was at its peak in 2014. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Moyra and corresponding names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Moira in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Moyra and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Moyra is pronounced similarly to Maery, Maira, Mairi, Mara, Mari, Maria, Marra, Marya, Maura, Mayra, Mayria, Meera, Meerah, Meira, Mera, Merah, Merri, Merry, Mira, Morah, Moraia, Moria, Myra, Myrah and Myriah. Other recommended names are Akyra, Amyra, Bora, Cora, Cyra, Dobra, Dora, Doura, Kora, Kyra, Lora, Lorra, Lowra, Lyra, Madra, Mavra, Maya, Mayda, Maysa, Meya, Meyta, Mitra, Miya, Moia, Moina, Moja, Mona, Monca, Monna, Morag, Morna, Morysa (see Marisa), Mouna, Moya, Moyna, Mya, Myla, Myrla, Myrna, Myrta, Noora, Nora, Noura, Omyra, Rora, Shyra, Tora, Tyra, Zayra and Zora. These names tend to be more commonly used than Moyra.