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Gender: Male Meaning of Myron: "fragrant, an aromatic shrub, myrrh" Origin of Myron: Greek

The name Myron is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "fragrant, an aromatic shrub, myrrh". Myron and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

One of many M names -- including Murray, Melvin, Morton, Milton, and Marvin -- given to first-generation Jewish boys to replace the old-fashioned Moses. Now we'd pick Moses over any of them.

Myron was the name of an important 5th century BC sculptor and also of several saints. In the US, it was a Top 200 name in the 1930s.

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Famous People Named Myron

Myron of Eleutherae, Athenian sculptor
Myron Floren, American accordionist from "The Lawrence Welk Show"
Myron Healey, American actor
Myron Scholes, Nobel Prizewinning Canadian economist
Myron Cope, American sports journalist
Myron Waldman, American animator
Myron Markevych, Ukrainian footballer
Myron Hunt, American architect
Myron Coureval Fagan, American film producer and director
Myron Rolle, American NFL player
Myron Charles Taylor, American industrialist
Myron Fass, American magazine publisher
Myron Michailidis, Greek conductor
Myron Timothy Herrick, American politician, 42nd governor of Ohio
Myron McCormick, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Myron

Myron Bedlock, character in film "The Hurricane"
Myron Bolitar, character in novels by Harlan Coben
Myron Bentham, character in "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" series by Ransom Riggs



ccmrath Says:


This name was often chosen as an alternative to 'Meyer' or 'Meir' too, which is Hebrew for 'Bringer of Light'.