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Gender: F Pronunciation: MEER-a Meaning of Mira: "admirable; or peace, world; or female ruler; or ocean" Origin of Mira: Latin or Slavic or Arabic or Sanskrit Mira's Popularity in 2015: #586

This name owes its present life to actress Sorvino. Mira and Mirra have an arty aura. Mira is a true cross-cultural choice, with the literal meaning of "look" in Spanish, a peaceful meaning in several Eastern European languages, a well-used name in Arabic cultures meaning queen-like or a female ruler, and a nature name in Sanksrit. In 2015, this name came in at Number 586 in the US Top 1000; it's also now in the Top 100 in Sweden and Germany. Mira can also be a short form of Miryam or Miranda.

Famous People Named Mira

Mira Aroyo, Bulgarian musician & songwriter
Mīrā Anwar ‘Awaḍ, Israeli Arab singer, actress & songwriter
Mira Furlan, Croatian singer & actress
Mira Leung, Canadian figure skater (2006 Olympics)
Mira Nair, Indian-American film director
Mira Schor, American artist and writer
Mira Skoric, Serbian singer
Mira Katherine Sorvino, American actress
Mira Gonzalez, American poet
Mira Scherdin Craig, Norwegian singer
Mira Lesmana, Indonesian songwriter
Mira Zimińska (born Marianna Burzyńska), Polish actress

Pop Culture References for the name Mira

Mira, character on TV's "Spartacus"
Mira, a Shiba Inu dog in the Silent Hill series
Mira-Jane, character in anime 'Fairy Tail'
Dr. Charlotte Mira, character in J.D. Robb's "In Death" series
Miracle Pemberton a character in the Five Kingdoms books by Brandon Mull
Mira Forrester, character in the video game Telltale's Game of Thrones
Olivier Mira Armstrong, a character in the 'Fullmetal Alchemist' series
Sybil Mira, character in the Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
Mira, male character in Chris Colfer's book 'Land Of Stories'
Mira, star in the constellation Cetus
Mira, character in the video game 'Zero Time Dilemma'

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