Myrna Origin and Meaning

The name Myrna is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "festive".

Angliziced spelling of Muirne, the name of the mother of Finn mac Cool in Irish legend. Actress Myrna Loy was a notable bearer.

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Famous People Named Myrna

  • Myrna Adele LoyAmerican actress
  • Myrna Dell (born Marilyn Adele Dunlap)American actress
  • Myrna HansenMiss USA 1953
  • Myrna Lorraine (Petrunka) LorrieCanadian country music singer
  • Myrna FaheyAmerican actress
  • Myrna VeenstraDutch Olympic field hockey player

Myrna in Pop Culture

  • Myrnacharacter in the "Partholon" series by P.C. Cast
  • Myrna MountweazelMargo Roth Speigelman's dog in "Paper Towns," a book by John Green
  • Aunt Myrnacharacter on TV's "Crazy Ex,Girlfriend," played by Lea Salonga

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