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Meaning and Name Origin

Myrna \m(y)-rna, myr-na\ 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.


Variations

Myrna has 8 variants: Meirna, Merna, Mirna, Moina, Morna, Moyna, Muirna and Murna.


Popularity

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)

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

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


Similar Names

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.

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