Mayra - girls name

Mayra name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 77%

Mayra name meaning:

The name Mayra is derived from the Arabic name Maira, which means "moon" or "moonlight." In Arabic culture, the moon is often associated with beauty, femininity, and tranquility. The name Mayra has variations in different cultures, such as Myra in English and Maira in Spanish. These variations may have slightly different meanings but still maintain the essence of beauty and grace.

Mayra is a name that often symbolizes elegance and charm. It exudes a sense of mystery and allure, much like the moon itself. People with this name are often seen as gentle, kind-hearted, and nurturing individuals. They have a natural ability to bring peace and harmony to others and possess a calming presence.

Overall, the name Mayra carries a beautiful and positive connotation, representing femininity, grace, and serenity. It is a name that evokes a sense of elegance and is often associated with individuals who possess a calm and nurturing nature.

Origin: Irish

Variant of Maire, a Gaelic form of Mary: bitter.

Related names

Maire , Mayra

Other girls names beginning with M


Overall UK ranking: 1311 out of 5581

24 recorded births last year

Change in rank

  • 10yrs

  • 5yrs

  • 1yr


    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

Historical popularity of Mayra

The graph below shows the popularity of the girls's name Mayra from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Mayra in 2024