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Meera is an alternative spelling of Mira, and it has quite a complicated origin story. As a matter of fact, it has a few different origin stories from all over the world. While Meera itself isn't a top 1,000 baby name for girls in the United States, it will likely become one. The alternative spelling Mira has been on the rise throughout the 21st century. We like the way Meera sounds with one-syllable middle names, both classics and trendy word names.

Meaning of the Name Meera

Meera has several potential origins, which means it also has several meanings. First, “mira,” the alternative spelling is the Latin word for “wonderful.” In many Slavic languages, the element “mir,” which likely inspired the name, means “peace.” Finally, in Sanskrit, Meera means “sea” or “ocean.”

Depending on which meaning you like best or which culture you relate to, Meera can offer plenty of symbolism to new parents. Thanks to the Latin meaning, “wonderful,” the name could symbolize the good news of adding a baby girl to your family. From a Slavic standpoint, new parents may choose the name hoping that their daughter has a peaceful life. The Sanskrit meaning may appeal to new parents who have a passion for the ocean or all things nautical.

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Nicknames for Meera

The baby name Meera evokes images of someone who is strong, career-oriented, and has good moral values. If you're looking for a fun and vibrant nickname for the Meera in your life, we've compiled a list of options to help get you inspired.

Meera Name Details

Style: Traditional, international

Gender: Meera is traditionally considered to be a girls name.

Pronunciation: MEER-ah

Syllables: Two

Alternative Spelling for Meera

  • Mira

Meera Name Popularity

According to the Social Security Administration, Meera has never been a top 1,000 baby name for boys or girls in the United States.

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Great Middle Names for Meera and Their Meanings

Famous People Named Meera

  • Mother Meera (religious leader)
  • Meera (actress, model, and host in Pakistan)
  • Meera Jasmine (Indian actress)
  • Meera Nandan (Indian actress)
  • Meera Chopra (Indian actress)
  • Meera(character in the “A Song of Ice and Fire” book series)
  • Meera Malik (character on the TV show “The Blacklist”)
  • Meera (character on the TV Show “Orphan Black”)
  • Meera (character on the TV show “Good Trouble”)
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