Mira

Mira - A very unique female name



  May 28,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mira, meaning admirable; or peace, world; or female ruler; or ocean, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1949 on position #2044. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mira and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mira? 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 Mira. The baby girl name Mira was given to 368 baby girls in 2012, ranking #678 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,840 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mira peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 678.



Famous with this name

Mira Sorvino
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Mira is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mira is currently topping the baby name charts in Oregon at position #270 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,706.

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 Mira is where you live.


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Mira origin and meaning

Mira is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means admirable; or peace, world; or female ruler; or ocean. To see famous people named Mira, pop culture references for the name Mira and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Mira

We've found the following names that sound similar to Mira, 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
2012678
2011770
2010840
2009791
2008884
2007952
2006931
2005932
2004899
2003963
20021063
2001930
20001202
19991185
19981083
19971223
19961531
19953095
19942443
19932974
19923508
19912910
19902959
19892159
19882798
19872346
19862755
19852989
19842290
19832367
19822264
19812760
19802648
19782531
19772319
19741739
19732175
19722500
19711960
19702562
19692765
19682313
19672146
19662123
19652500
19641886
19622487
19602463
19592407
19562323
19551654
19531956
19521792
19512088
19501810
19492044

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Oregon270
Minnesota323
Washington340
Michigan343
Massachusetts345
Missouri432
Illinois447
New York480
Wisconsin487
New Jersey489
Pennsylvania494
Virginia508
Nevada555
Colorado623
Florida721
California780
Ohio825
Maryland826
Indiana979
North Carolina1020
Georgia1023
Texas1706

Even more about Mira


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 Mira 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 Mira?

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
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Mira
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,840
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1949
2012 births +368

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