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". It is spelled Mirèlha in classical Occitan orthography.
Vincent and Mireille from Mistral's poem Mirèio in a painting by Victor Leydet
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Entry updated April 25, 2021