MIREILLE
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: French
PRONOUNCED: mee-RAY   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Occitan name Mirèio, which was first used by the poet Frédéric Mistral for the main character in his poem 'Mirèio' (1859). He probably derived it from the Occitan word mirar meaning "to admire".
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Mireia (Catalan), Mirela, Mirica (Croatian), Mirella (Italian), Mirèio (Occitan), Mirela (Romanian), Mireia, Mireya (Spanish)
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