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Gender: Female Pronunciation: MEER-yah Origin of Mirja: Finnish form of Miriam

The name Mirja is a girl's name of Finnish origin. Mirja and is often added to lists like Finnish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- GIRLS".

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If you are looking for an unusual way to honor an ancestral Mary or Miriam, Mirja might make a good choice. Zero baby girls were given this name in the US in 2014. The rising popularity of Anja has schooled English speakers that the j is pronounced like a y.

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