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


Mayra is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Mayra?

Mayra is a name with several theories of origin. It is a Spanish short form of “maravillosa”, which means “wonderful”. Besides, Mayra is of Greek origin or a form of Myra or Mary.

What does the name Mayra mean?

Mayra means “wonderful” (from Spanish “maravillosa”), “fortune” (from ancient Greek “moíra/μοίρα”), “myrrh” (from Myra) and “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one” and “wished for child” (from Mary).


Popular nicknames für Mayra are Mary, May, Maya or Mayri.

Famous people named Mayra

  • The Peruvian actress and singer Mayra Goñi (born 1992) won a reality show in 2012 and released her first album “Parece Amor” a year later.
  • The Cuban-American actress, singer and model Mayra Verónica (born 1980) got famous through different add campaigns and for modeling for magazines such as Maxim and FHM.
  • Mexican actress Mayra Serbulo (born 1970) has acted in multiple movies and TV shows in Mexico and the USA.
  • Former Cuban rower Mayra Gonzalez (born 1968) has won gold twice at the “Pan American Games”. In 2000 and 2008 she also participated in the Olympics.
  • Former Mexican beach volleyball pro Mayra Huerta (born 1970) has participated in the 1996 Olympics.

Pronunciation of Mayra

Variants of the name Mayra


Popularity of the name Mayra

The name Mayra is ranked #2262 overall.

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