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

Myron Origin and Meaning

The name Myron is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "fragrant, an aromatic shrub, myrrh".

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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ParanoidAndroid Says:


A name popular enough to last 120 years on the Top1000, Myron’s fresh, noble, yet spunky appeal is hard to ignore. Not to mention the positive associations with this name. It’s uncommon, yet familiar and jazzy. Myron is a clear-cut winner in every way imaginable.

ccmrath Says:


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