Mira - girls name

Mira name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 91%

Mira name meaning:

The name Mira has various meanings depending on its cultural and linguistic origins. In Sanskrit, Mira means "ocean" or "prosperous," symbolizing abundance and beauty. It is also associated with the divine feminine energy and is often connected to the Hindu goddess Mira Bai, known for her devotion and poetry.

In Hebrew, Mira derives from the word "mar," which means "bitter." It can represent strength and resilience, as well as the ability to overcome hardships. Additionally, Mira is a shortened form of the name Miriam, which means "wished-for child" or "rebellious woman." Miriam was a significant figure in the Bible, known for her leadership and bravery.

Overall, the name Mira carries a sense of grace, beauty, and strength. It exudes a powerful aura and suggests a person who is both independent and nurturing. Mira signifies a combination of feminine qualities, including resilience, devotion, and the ability to overcome challenges, making it a meaningful and versatile name for a girl.

Origin: Latin


Related names

Mira , Marenda, Mirra , Madern

Other girls names beginning with M


Overall UK ranking: 496 out of 5581

85 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (396)

Historical popularity of Mira

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