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Mira Sorvino is a famous actress.
― Anonymous User  12/20/2005
Also Serbian.
Carnaval  5/16/2006
This can also be a short form of Miranda.
JuliaF  6/18/2006
Mira is also the name of the star Ceti.
JeanieJellyBean89  3/8/2007
Also Slovenian. [noted -ed]
earthnut  7/18/2007
Actress Mira Furlan.
FMRadio  5/16/2008
It is also a short form used for the Romanian name Mirabela.
― Anonymous User  7/9/2008
My name is Mirranda and one of my nicknames is Mira.
blueeyesparkle  2/26/2009
Pronounced MEE-rah.
enchy  8/16/2009
It's also Croatian. [noted -ed]
goricar  12/22/2009
Also in Polish, where it most typically can be a diminutive of Miroslawa or even a separate given name. [noted -ed]
prakash  4/25/2011
In Poland:
Mira Ziminska-Sygietynska, a longtime leader of "Mazowsze", Poland's best known folk song and dance ensemble. She died in 1997 at age 101.
Mira Kubasinska, lead singer of Breakout, an influential Polish rock group from 1960s/1970s. Sadly, she had also passed away some years ago.
prakash  4/25/2011
This name is considered very dated in Croatia today. It's cute, but I wouldn't use it.
enchy  6/6/2011
I always thought of Mira (pronounced "mear-uh") as a stand-alone name being very refined, elegant, and mature-sounding, kind of fit for the daughter of some rich well-to-do family.

As a nickname for Miranda, Mirabelle, Miriam, etc., it's a little too cutesy for my tastes. It kind of ruins the image I originally held for the name in itself.
Rin_0911  4/7/2012
This is the middle name of the character Olivier Mira Armstrong from the manga/anime Fullmetal Alchemist. I had never heard of it before, but it is a cute name.
sunshinechild67  5/1/2012
In Croatia, Mirica is a diminutive of Mira.
goricar  5/10/2012
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
Also used in Finland, where its pronounced MI-ru. Miras Finnish name day is on April 30th.
― Anonymous User  11/3/2012
It's also commonly used in Turkish.
― Anonymous User  8/15/2016
Also used in Hungary. Pronounced: MI-raw.
HerculePoirot  8/24/2016
Actress Mira Sorvino has said her parents chose her name after the Latin for 'wonderful'.
― Anonymous User  8/12/2017

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