Moira

♀ Name Moira – Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Moira

Moira is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Moira

Moira is a name from Greek mythology (personifications of destiny). It is as well an English form of the Irish name Máire, which derived from the name Maria.

Meaning of Moira

Moira means “destiny” or “fate” (from ancient Greek “moíra/μοίρα”) and descending from Maria, Moira means “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one”, “beloved” and “wished for child”.

Pronunciation of Moira

Variants of the name Moira

Moyra Moïra

Moira in the categories

Names Girl's name Girl names with M Names with M

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Name Statistic: Moira is ranked #4106 overall ↑↑ 384

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 5001 ↓ -74
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 8012 ↑↑ 352
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2396 ↓↓ -184
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 3489 ↓↓ -134
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1686 ↑↑ 123
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 4389 ↑↑ 315
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 4211 ↓↓ -840
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 2201 ↑↑ 324
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 7278 ↓↓ -3166
  • 🇫🇷 France: 4224 ↑↑ 142
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 6772 ↓↓ -389
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 4172 ↓↓ -414
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 7813 ↑↑ 311
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 2560 ↓ -83
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 6013 ↓ -88
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 2485 ↑↑ 939
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 3999 ↓↓ -135
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 13523 ↓↓ -2293
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 4906 ↑ 35
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