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What does Muirna mean?

Muirna Pronunciation of Muirna [muir-na] as a girls' name. The meaning of the name Muirna is "beloved". Muirna is an alternate form of Myrna (Irish, Gaelic).


Muirna has 5 variants: Meirna, Merna, Mirna, Morna and Murna.

2 more related forms via Myrna: Moina and Moyna.

Creative forms:
(female) Muirca, Muirja, ..

(male) Muirko, Muirno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Muirna Everleigh (M.E.), ..

How popular is Muirna?

Muirna is a rare first name for women. Muirna is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Myrna, Mirna and Merna are the prominent varying forms of Muirna (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Muirna was at its highest 85 years ago (median #1034), but now, the version Myrna has become somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Merna, Mirna, Myrna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Muirna is alike in pronunciation to Marna, Marni, Marnia and Marnya. Other suggested similar names are Auina, Guinna, Maira, Mairim, Mairin, Marena, Mariana, Marina, Marinna, Marne, Mdina, Meira, Meiriona, Merona, Merrona, Mina, Minna, Mira, Miran, Mirana, Mirham, Miriam, Mirian, Miriana, Mirja, Mirka, Mirla, Mirra, Mirta, Miryam, Moira, Morena, Muire, Muna, Munira, Quiana, Quirina and Virna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Muirna.

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