Name Maira Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Maira


Maira is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Maira?

The name Maira is a form of Maria. Besides, it is a name from Greek mythology. She was a daughter of Erasinos, Proitos and Atlas and the dog of Ikarios.

What does the name Maira mean?

Maira means “beloved”, “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “exalted one”, “rebelliousness” or “wished for child” (from Maria). In Greek mythology, Maira has the meaning “sparkling” (from ancient Greek “marmaírō/μᾰρμαίρω” = to sparkle/to gleam).

Pronunciation of Maira

Variants of the name Maira


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Popularity of the name Maira

The name Maira is ranked #2321 overall.

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