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

Mireya Origin and Meaning

The name Mireya is a girl's name meaning "admired".

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