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Myron is a traditionally popular baby boy’s name that means “sweet oil, perfume”. Myron is a Greek name and the term for the myrrh plant. Myron was popular all throughout the 20th century but fell out of favor after 2000.

Meaning of the name Myron:

Greek: sweet oil, perfume

Origin of the name Myron:

Myron is a Greek baby boy’s name that means “sweet oil, perfume”. It comes from the Greek term for the fragrant plant myrrh.

Symbolism of the name Myron:

Myron is the Greek term for myrrh. Historically, myrrh was a very valuable and highly prized item. Myrrh was used by the ancient Egyptians in mummification and burial rights. Additionally, some cultures in Asia used myrrh medicinally.

baby name Myron


Style of the name Myron:


Gender of the name Myron:

Myron is a boy's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Myron:

MIE-rən (English), MUY-RAWN (Classical Greek)

Number of syllables in the name Myron:


Emotion evoked from the name Myron:

Myron evokes feelings of intelligence and maturity.

Alternative spellings for the name Myron:

Miron, Myren, Miren

Nicknames for the name Myron:

  • Myr
  • Ron
  • Ronnie
  • Myro
  • Eyron

Popularity of the name Myron:

According to the Social Security Administration, Myron is a popular baby boy’s name. Myron was in the top 1000 baby names from 1900 to 2000. It peaked at #192 in 1931.

Related names for the name Myron:

Great middle names for the name Myron and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Myron:

  • Myron Healey (American actor)
  • Myron Scholes (Canadian Nobel Prize economist)
  • Myron Cope (American journalist)
  • Myron Waldman (American animator)
  • Myron Hunt (American architect)

Myron in popular culture:

  • “Myron” (music, Lil Uzi Vert)
  • Myron Bedlock (film, “The Hurricane”)
  • Myron Bolitar (literature, Harlan Coben’s novels)
  • Myron(literature, “Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children” series by Ransom Riggs)
  • Myron (video games, “Fallout” series)
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