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


Myra is a ♀ girl’s name.

Origin of the name Myra

The name Myra is an invention of the poet Fulke Greville (1554-1628), presumably as an anagram of the name Mary, which derived from Mirjam. It is as well based on Latin “myrra”.

What is the meaning of the name Myra?

Myra means “myrrh” in Latin, and deriving from Mary and Miriam “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one”, “beloved” and “wished for child”.

Pronunciation of Myra

Variants of the name Myra


Popularity of the name Myra

The name Myra is ranked #3574 overall.

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