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Gender: M Pronunciation: myoor Meaning of Muir: "dweller near the moor" Origin of Muir: Scottish

A common family name in Scotland, occasionally used as a first.

Famous People Named Muir

John Muir, American author and early environmental advocate
Leda Muir, Myspace, YouTube, and overall Internet celebrity

Pop Culture References for the name Muir

"The Ghost and Mrs. Muir," 1947 film and late '60s TV show
Muir Woods, Northern California nature area
The General Muir, NY-style deli in Atlanta, Ga.