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 "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".
From the experts:
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.