Gender: Male Pronunciation: myoor Meaning of Muir: "dweller near the moor" Origin of Muir: Scottish

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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SimoneKadele Says:


I thought this was pronounced Meer??

lesliemarion Says:


Maybe it's just because I live in Northern California, but I think the text on this name should mention the famous naturalist, John Muir.