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pinWhat does Muire mean?

Muire /mui-re/ [1 syll.] as a name for girls. Muire's name origin is Latin, and the meaning of the name Muire is "star of the sea". Muire is a variant form of Mary (Latin) with the prefix Mu-.


Muire has 5 variants: Mair, Maire, Mare, Maure and Moire.

Muire has 18 more alternative forms via Mary: Mame, Mamie, Mara, Maree, Maren, Marice, Marie, Marje, Maura, Maurine, Maurise, Mavra, Mayme, Mayra, Mimi, Moira, Murial and Muriel.

Kreatif forms: Muime, Muine, Muiri. [more]

pinHow popular is Muire?

Muire is a rare given name for women. Muire is also a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Muire and associated names. Mame, Mamie, Mara (#695 last year), Maren, Marie (#579), Mary (#120), Maura, Maurine, Mayme, Mayra, Mimi, Moira and Muriel are the popular varying forms of Muire (outside Top 1000). Forms like Maure are uncommon. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.3876%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.1235%, 68.1%), with forms such as Marie, Maurine, Mayme, Mayra and Muriel falling out of fashion. Mara (#695) is the most trendy name for newborns here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mame, Mamie, Mara, Maren, Marie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mary, Maura, Maurine, Mayme, Mayra in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mimi, Moira, Muriel in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Maira, Mairi, Meira, Mira and Miri. These names tend to be more frequently used than Muire.