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Gender: Female Pronunciation: meer-AY Meaning of Mireille: "to admire" Origin of Mireille: French

The name Mireille is a girl's name of French origin meaning "to admire". Mireille and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Girls' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

From the experts:

Pretty name that may pose pronunciation problems -- it's meer-AY -- but is well worth the effort.

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Famous People Named Mireille

(Marie) Mireille Enos, American actress
Mireille d'Allance, French children's author and illustrator
Mireille Mathieu, French singer
Mireille Silcoff, Canadian novelist and journalist
Mireille Dansereau, French film director
Mireille Darc, French actress
Mireille Guiliano, French chef and author
Mireille Best, French novelist

Pop Culture References for the name Mireille

Mireille Belleau, character on TV's "French in Action"
"Mireille," opera by Charles Gounod and its main character
Mireille Caquet, minor character in the TV show "Miraculous Ladybug"

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