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What does Myriah mean?

Myriah Pronunciation of Myriah [myr-i-ah] as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Myriah is "myrrh". Myriah is a variant form of Myra (Greek): feminine of Myron.

Associated with: greek.


Myriah has 4 variants: Maira, Mira, Myrah and Myree.

Creative forms:
(female) Myray, Myrra, ..

(male) Myrri, Myrrio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Myriah Arely (M.A.), ..

How popular is Myriah?

Myriah is an uncommon given name for females. Myriah is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Myriah entered the list in 1991 and reached its apex position of #1274 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Myriah name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Myriah are Maira, Mira (#586 the previous year) and Myra (#597). Usage of these relations of Myriah reached its peak 135 years ago (adoption of 0.06%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 0.05%, 22.1%), but with the version Myra becoming less stylish. Myra has been the most popular choice, although Mira appears to be becoming a favorite too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Myriah, Maira, Mira, Myra in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Myriah is pronounced similarly to Mara, Marah, Mari, Maria, Mariah, Marie, Marra, Marya, Mayra, Mayria, Meerah, Mera, Merah, Mirah, Miri, Mirra, Mora, Morah, Moraia, Moraiah, Moria, Moriah and Moyra. Other suggested similar names are Adriah, Ariah, Cyrah, Kiriah, Kyrah, Kyria, Lyria, Maiah, Marial, Mariam, Marian, Merial, Meriam, Miah, Miriam, Mirian, Murial, Mykah, Myriam, Myrla, Myrna, Myrta, Myrtia, Sariah, Syria, Tyria, Tyrzah and Zariah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Myriah.

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