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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 user-created lists like Fantasy Style Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "This or That? --girls".

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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Famous People Named Mireya

Mireya Elisa Moscoso, former president of Panama
(Alejandrina) Mireya Luis, Cuban volleyball player
Mireya Correa, Panamanian botanist
Mireya Baltra, Chilean politician
Mireya Robles, Cuban novelist
Mireya Cueto, Mexican puppeteer
Mireya Véliz, Chilean actress
Mireya González, Spanish handballer
Mireya Agüero, Honduran politician
Mireya Mayor, American zoologist and TV personality

Pop Culture References for the name Mireya

"Mireya," poem by Federico Mistral