Maira

Maira - A very unique female name



  Aug 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Maira appeared on the charts for the first time in 1958 on position #1749. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Maira and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Maira? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Maira. The baby girl name Maira was given to 28 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2586 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 50,473 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Maira peaked in popularity 27 years ago in 1992 on position 708.



Famous with this name

Maíra
Maïra Ramedhan Levi
Maira Omar


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Rating: 5/5 (2 people)


Maira is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Maira is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,182 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,723.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Maira is where you live.


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Maira origin and meaning

Maira is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Maira, pop culture references for the name Maira and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Maira

We've found the following names that sound similar to Maira, sorted by popularity.

Mary / Maria / Marie / Mariah / Myra / Mayra / Maura / Mara / Mari / Moriah /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122586
20112422
20101962
20092100
20082220
20072350
20062293
20052419
20041760
20032032
20021475
20011539
20001514
19991249
19981256
19971161
1996969
1995881
1994783
1993727
1992708
1991720
1990760
1989785
1988909
1987806
1986806
1985824
1984822
1983858
1982975
1981995
1980882
19791154
19781110
19771771
19761781
19751787
19741766
19731831
19722230
19702305
19691717
19681943
19671706
19662031
19652082
19642003
19631986
19622465
19612494
19592383
19581749

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1182
California1723

Even more about Maira


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Maira a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Maira?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1992
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Maira
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 50,473
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1958
2012 births +28

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