Latin, Slavic, Arabic, Sanskrit
"admirable; peace; female ruler; ocean"

Mira Origin and Meaning

The name Mira is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "admirable; peace; female ruler; ocean".
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 Greek, it means "fate, destiny". Mira can also be a short form of Miryam or Miranda.
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Famous People Named Mira

  • Mira Katherine SorvinoAmerican actress
  • Mira AroyoBulgarian musician & songwriter
  • Mīrā Anwar ‘AwaḍIsraeli Arab singer, actress & songwriter
  • Mira FurlanCroatian singer & actress
  • Mira LeungCanadian figure skater
  • Mira NairIndian,American film director
  • Mira SchorAmerican artist and writer
  • Mira SkoricSerbian singer
  • Mira GonzalezAmerican poet
  • Mira Scherdin CraigNorwegian singer
  • Mira LesmanaIndonesian songwriter
  • Mira Zimińska (born Marianna Burzyńska)Polish actress

Mira in Pop Culture

  • Mira (Omicron Ceti)variable red giant star in the constellation Cetus
  • Miracharacter on TV's "Spartacus"
  • Miraa Shiba Inu dog in the "Silent Hill" series
  • MiraJane, character in anime "Fairy Tail"
  • Major Mira Killianprotagonist in the anime & movie "Ghost in the Shell"
  • Dr. Charlotte Miracharacter in J.D. Robb's "In Death" series
  • Mira Forrestercharacter in the video game Telltale's "Game of Thrones"
  • Olivier Mira Armstronga character in the "Fullmetal Alchemist" series
  • Sybil Miracharacter in the "Lunar Chronicles" by Marissa Meyer
  • Miramale character in Chris Colfer's book "Land of Stories"
  • Miracharacter in the video game "Zero Time Dilemma"
  • Mira Novacharacter from the Disney/Pixar's animated series "Buzz Lightyear of Star Command"; princess of the planet Tangea and a Space Ranger
  • Miracle "Mira" Pembertona character in "The Five Kingdoms" by Brandon Mull