Myron: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Myron

Myron

Pronunciation: MIY-rən (key)

Origin of the name Myron:

A borrowing from the Greek, Myron is derived from myron (myrrh, a fragrant resin used in making incense and perfume). The name was borne by a Greek sculptor of the 5th century B.C. and is said to have been taken up by early Christians because of the gift of myrrh made to the Christ child by the Three Wise Men.

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Comments and insights on the name Myron: | Edit

Myron is an extremely unique, uncommon, handsome, masculine, charming name for a baby boy. Pronounced My-ren.

Personal experiences with the name Myron: | Edit

Myron is the name of one of my closest friend's son. The name is, from my point of view, an exceedingly striking and attractive name. The name suits him very well - I've never known another Myron in my life, and when the name comes up, he's the first thing I think of. In all, this name is a significantly alluring and handsome name for a male! I love it like I love him. :)

Nicknames for Myron: | Edit

Ron, Ronny, Ronnie.

Meanings and history of the name Myron: | Edit

Hebrew and American Meaning: Holy place.
Arabic and Aramaic Meaning: Myrrh; sweet oil.
Greek Meaning: Perfumed oil.

Famous real-life people named Myron: | Edit

Myron Rolle, Bahamian-American college football All-American.

Myron in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Myron", novel by Gore Vidal.

Myron "Gobbie" Gahbenstein, a character in the internet blog The Greasers of Hazzick Flats; owner and operator of Gobbie's Tavern, the sleaziest, most disreputable bar in town, where the derelicts of the town hang out. His bar is second home to the parents of Alex, Max, and Orchid Smuckers. http://www.thegreasersofhazzickflats.blogspot.com

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