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Gender: F Meaning of Myra: "sweet-smelling oil" Origin of Myra: Greek Myra's Popularity in 2012: #875

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Most modern parents would probably prefer Mira or Mia.

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Famous People Named Myra

Myra Hindley, perpetrator of the Moors Murders, dubbed 'the most evil woman in Britain'
Dame Myra Hess (1890-1965), British pianist
Myra Ellen Amos, birth name of US musician Tori Amos (b. 1963)

Pop Culture References for the Name Myra

Myra Breckinridge, main character of Gore Vidal's gender-bending satirical novel of the same name
Myra, minor character in Veronica Roth's "Divergent" trilogy
Myra Driscoll Henshawe, in Willa Cather's "My Mortal Enemy" (1926)
Lady Myra Hope-Ashburn, wealthy friend to Dr. Gwyneth Cornwell in "The Widow" (1957) by Francis King
Myra Monkhouse, girlfriend to Steve Urkel on "Family Matters"
Myra, 1964 song by The Seekers

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