"fragrant, an aromatic shrub, myrrh"

Myron Origin and Meaning

The name Myron is 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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Famous People Named Myron

  • Myron of EleutheraeAthenian sculptor
  • Myron FlorenAmerican accordionist from "The Lawrence Welk Show"
  • Myron HealeyAmerican actor
  • Myron ScholesNobel Prizewinning Canadian economist
  • Myron CopeAmerican sports journalist
  • Myron WaldmanAmerican animator
  • Myron MarkevychUkrainian footballer
  • Myron HuntAmerican architect
  • Myron Coureval FaganAmerican film producer and director
  • Myron RolleAmerican NFL player
  • Myron Charles TaylorAmerican industrialist
  • Myron FassAmerican magazine publisher
  • Myron MichailidisGreek conductor
  • Myron Timothy HerrickAmerican politician, 42nd governor of Ohio
  • Myron McCormickAmerican actor
  • Myron Harvey NatwickAmerican actor and producer

Myron in Pop Culture

  • “Myron”song by rapper Lil Uzi Vert
  • Myron Bedlockcharacter in film "The Hurricane"
  • Myron Bolitarcharacter in novels by Harlan Coben
  • Myron Benthamcharacter in "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" series by Ransom Riggs