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Myrna

What does Myrna mean?

Myrna Pronunciation of Myrna [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.

Associated with: irish.

Variations

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

Creative forms:
(female) Myrma, Myrnie, ..

(male) Myran, Myren, ..

Middle name pairings:
Myrna Jaleah (M.J.), ..

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. Demographics)

Charted below is the baby name statistics of Myrna for girls. Myrna reached its highest position of #183 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Myrna and associated names. Popular variation forms of Myrna appearing in the Top 2000 are Merna and Mirna. These forms of Myrna were at the top of their popularity during 1930-1939 (adoption of 0.1%).

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

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

Similar Names

Myrna is alike in pronunciation to Marna, Marnee, Marney, Marni, Marnia, Marnie and Marnya. Other suggested similar names are Arna, Ayana, Berna, Byna, Carna, Dyana, Dyna, Ferna, Fyona, Karna, Lorna, Lyna, Lynna, Marena, Marfa, Maria, Marina, Marja, Marne, Marnja, Marra, Marta, Marva, Marya, Mayana, Mayra, Meena, Mena, Mera, Merla, Merona, Mina, Mira, Mirana, Mirja, Mirka, Mirla, Mirra, Mirta, Miyana, Mona, Monna, Mora, Morena, Moria, Mouna, Moyra, Mya, Myla, Myra, Myrah, Myranda, Myrene, Myriam, Myrla, Myrle, Myrta, Myrtia, Norna, Orna, Ryana, Syrena, Tyana, Tyrena, Verna, Virna, Warna and Zyna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Myrna.

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