The name Mira is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "admirable; or peace, world; or female ruler; or ocean". Mira is ranked #473 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Space Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".
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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. Mira can also be a short form of Miryam or Miranda.