Given Name MIRANDA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English, Dutch
PRONOUNCED: mə-RAN-də (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from Latin mirandus meaning "admirable, wonderful". The name was created by Shakespeare for the heroine in his play 'The Tempest' (1611), about a father and daughter stranded on an island. It did not become a common English given name until the 20th century. This is also the name of one of the moons of Uranus, named after the Shakespearian character.

Categories

actresses, athletes, daughters, Disney characters, moons, moons of Uranus, Quantico characters, Shakespearian characters, singers
VARIANTS: Marinda, Myranda (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Randi, Randy (English)
USER SUBMISSION: Míranda
  United States
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  Mexico
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