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What does Moyra mean?

Moyra Pronunciation of Moyra [moyra] as a girls' name. The name Moyra means "star of the sea". Moyra is an alternate form of Moira (English, Irish, Gaelic, Latin): transcription of Maire (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: star, sea.


1 different relation via Moira: Moire.

Creative forms:
(female) Moyda, Moyma, ..

(male) Moyge, Moylan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Moyra Karen (M.K.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Moira (#1645 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 2015 (adoption of 0.01%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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, Miya, Moana, Moia, Moina, Moja, Mona, Monca, Monna, Morag, Morna, Morysa (see Marisa), Mouna, Moya, Moyna, Mya, Myka, Myla, Myrla, Myrna, Myrta, Noora, Nora, Noura, Omyra, Rora, Tora, Tyra, Zayra and Zora. These names tend to be more commonly used than Moyra.

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