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In The Plainsman by Christian author Lori Copeland, the main female character is named Mirelle and her nickname is Mira.
― Anonymous User  2/27/2006
The word "mira" also means "look!" in Spanish.
JuliaF  6/18/2006
Also means sight in Italian.
― Anonymous User  12/18/2008
Mira is a star in the constellation Cetus.
Ciarda  7/11/2006
Mira is the name of a movie made in 1971, based on the 1927 novel De Teleurgang Van Den Waterhoek by Stijn Streuvels. The novel talks of a bridge built in Belgium in 1905 which was named Mira Bridge after the character in the novel.
Ciarda  7/11/2006
Usage: German, Finland, International
Mira is the short form of Mirabell or Mirabella, a popular name in Serbia, Bosnia and Albania. It is derived from the Latin word "mirabilis" meaning "wonder".
Anghi  7/19/2007
Where in God's name have you heard Serbians or Bosnians called Mirabell/-a (especially with a double 'l' which is impossible). Nowhere! Mira is a short form for Slavic names containing the female form for "mir" (ie. Mira, meaning 'peace") either at the beginning or ending of a name.

The Slavic word for this Sanskrit name is "more", meaning sea (pronounced "mo-reh) though there isn't a name only a noun.
mssdm  5/25/2009
My name is Mira and I have always loved it. The only bad thing about it is that it is pronounced "Mee-rah", but I always get called "My-ruh".
― Anonymous User  7/29/2007
I really like this name! It's sweet and pretty. :)
― Anonymous User  9/4/2008
There's an American Dreampop band called Mira. Wonderful band, beautiful name.
harry_sent_me  10/13/2008
Mira Nair is a film director and producer.
bibi66  3/24/2009
The name Mira is short, simple, and pretty. I imagine this as the name of an artist.
Athena Nike  4/3/2010
Mira Schor (born 1950 in New York City) is an American artist, writer, editor, and educator.
― Anonymous User  8/9/2012
Mira Sorvino (born 1967 in Tenafly, New Jersey) is an American actress.
― Anonymous User  8/9/2012
Mira is also an Albanian feminine name, derived from the word mirë, meaning "good".
overtheclouds  10/14/2012
I wonder if Mira is related to the Latin "mare", also meaning "sea". Sanskrit and Latin are Indo-European languages, so I feel it's likely.
Tiger Lilly  6/18/2013
I love this name. It's short, delicate and beautiful, like Flora. Ironically, it sounds watery for me! I would love to call my future daughter Mira, but I live on a Portuguese-speaking country, and 'Mira' is a word for 'sight'. So I'd be naming her Sight instead of 'sea'... :(
Philidel  2/1/2014
Mira Shards is a character in Ever After High. Secretly, she is the Evil Queen in disguise, who takes the form of her younger self to infiltrate the school while the Dragon Games take place.
― Anonymous User  5/4/2017
I thought it was a short form of Miranda at first, and still liked it, but now that I know it means sea and ocean, I love it. It is much better then the very common Mia and I prefer it to Maria.
XironDarkstar  11/18/2017
The main character in the movie I Am Dragon's name is Mira. Very pretty!
― Anonymous User  2/3/2018
I knew a girl named Mira, and she is one of my nicest friends. She says her name Mee-Ruh, not My-Ruh though.
sunflower18  5/14/2018

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