"dweller near the moor"

Muir Origin and Meaning

The name Muir is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "dweller near the moor".
A common family name in Scotland, occasionally used as a first.

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Famous People Named Muir

  • John MuirAmerican author and early environmental advocate
  • Leda MuirMyspace, YouTube, and overall Internet celebrity

Muir in Pop Culture

  • "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" 1947 film and late '60s TV show
  • Muir WoodsNorthern California nature area
  • The General MuirNY,style deli in Atlanta, Ga.

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