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Myra meaning and name origin

Myra \m(y)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced MYE-rah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Myra is "myrrh". Feminine of Myron. A poetic and literary invention in the 17th century, and used as a given name since the 19th century. See also Mayra and Moira. Author Maira Kalman.

Myra has 5 variant forms: Maira, Mira, Myrah, Myree and Myriah.

For more information, see also related names Myrella, Omyra, Almera, Elmira and Miranda.

Myra is also pronounced similarly to Mahra, Mara, Marah, Mari, Maria, Marra, Mary, Marya, Maura, Mayria, Meara, Meera, Meira, Mera, Merah, Mirah, Miri, Mirra, Mora, Morah, Moria and Moyra. Other suggested similar baby names are Cyra, Kyra, Lyra, Mare, Mya, Myka, Myla, Myrla, Myrna, Myrta and Tyra.

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Popularity of Myra

Myra is a very popular first name for females (#385 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#42723 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Myra name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Myra with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Myra name in U.S.

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

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