What does Myrna mean?
Myrna /myr-na/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced MIR-nah. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Myrna is "beloved". Made familiar in the 1930s and 1940s by actress Myrna Loy.
How popular is Myrna?
Myrna is a very popular first name for women (#505 out of 4276, Top 12%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Myrna for girls. Myrna entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #185 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Myrna▼ is alike in pronunciation to Marna, Marni, Marnia and Marnya. Other suggested similar baby names are Marena, Marina▼, Marne, Merona, Mirana, Morena, Myra▼, Myrene, Myriam▼, Myrla and Myrta▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Myrna.