Meaning and name origin
Muire \mu(i)-re\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Muire is "star of the sea". Muire is a variant of Mary (Latin): saint Jerome associated the Virgin's name with the Latin phrase "stella maris".
Muire is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Muire and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Mary (#120). (2014 statistics).