Mira: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Mira

Mira

Pronunciation: MEER-ə, MIY-rə (key)

Related Names:

Meera, Myra, Miracle, Miranda, Samira

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Nicknames for Mira: | Edit

Mippi, Micchan, Meer

Meanings and history of the name Mira: | Edit

Means "sea, ocean" in Sanskrit. Also means "he/she watches" in Spanish.
Short form of Slavic names beginning in Miro- or ending in -mir, 'peace'.
Short form of names such as Mirabella, Miranda, Elmira, Almira and Amira.

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Mira Aroyo (born 1977), Bulgarian musician and biochemist
Mira Awad (born 1975), Israeli actress and musician
Mira Furlan (born 1955), Croatian actress and singer
Mira Leung (born 1989), Canadian figure skater
Mira Nair (born 1957), Indian-American Academy Award-nominated director
Mira Sorvino (born 1967), Academy Award–winning American actress

Mira in song, story & screen: | Edit

Mira Nova, from "Buzz Lightyear"
Mira Ward, protagonist of Marilyn French's pioneering feminist novel, "The Women's Room"

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