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What does Meera mean?

Meera Pronunciation of Meera as a girls' name is pronounced MEER-ah. It is of Israeli and Hindi origin, and the meaning of Meera is "light; saintly woman". See also Mira. Also form of Almera. Also form of Amira. Also form of Elmira.


ASSOCIATED WITH israeli, light



RELATIONS VIA MIRA Mireya, Miri, Mirka, Mirra, Myra

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(male) Meema, ..

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How popular is Meera?

Meera is an uncommon given name for women. Meera is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Meera entered the list in 2010 and reached its apex position of #1219 in the U.S. in 2018. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Amira (#315 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Mira (#465), Myra (#491), Mireya (#1121) and Elmira are the prominent alternative forms of Meera (#1219). Other forms, like Mirra, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Meera was at its highest in 2018 (AVERAGE #935), except for the form Elmira which has fallen out of style. Amira, Mira and Meera are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Meera, Amira, Elmira, Mira, Mireya, Myra in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Meera is pronounced similarly to Maery, Mahra, Maira, Mairi, Mara, Marah, Maria, Marra, Mary, Maura, Mayra, Mayria, Meerah, Merah, Merree, Merri, Merrie, Merry, Mirah, Moira, Mora, Morah, Moria, Moyra and Myrah. Other recommended sound-alike names are Ameera, Amera, Bera, Cera, Ciera, Debra, Deedra, Deetra, Devra, Emera, Fedra, Hera, Keara, Keera, Kiera, Leeora, Leora, Madra, Maeja, Mecca, Medea, Media, Medora, Meeca, Meeka, Meelia, Meena, Meerta, Meica, Melba, Melesa, Mella, Menora, Merl, Merna, Meta, Meyta, Mitra, Neera, Nera, Pera, Petra, Piera, Seara, Shera, Teara, Terra, Veera, Veira and Yeira. These names tend to be more commonly used than Meera.

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