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Gender: Female Meaning of Mireya: "admired" Origin of Mireya: Spanish from Latin

The name Mireya is a girl's name meaning "admired". Mireya and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Honor and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

A pretty and unusual path to the nickname Mira. Mira is the main character in Nobel Prize-winner Federico Mistral's poem of the same name. Mireya Moscoso was Panama's first female president.

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TaliaCat Says:


This is a simply gorgeous name!

Netta5187 Says:


It doesn't lose its charm for me!

EvaThyssen Says:


I prefer the spelling Mireia, looks more delicate.

carissaaa Says:


I love this name in Spanish (mee-REY-ah), but I feel like English speakers would say mer-EY-ah. Does it lose too much charm? Would it be too unfamiliar and have to be repeated/spelled too often?

Guest Says:


This is my baby cousin's name, it's like a cool Maria alternative!

rabia_chrisden Says:


This name definitely makes my top 5 names. Using this would honor someone close to me. I love it. It's so elegant and beautiful