What 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 transcription of Mary (Latin). Compare last name Mire.
How 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%, down 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)