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Miri 1
Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. Mee-ree(Various) MEE-REE(Romani) MIE-REE(Romani) MEER-ree(Romani, Literature)  [key]

Meaning & History

Shortened version or nickname of Mirabelle, Mirabella, or Miriam in various languages.

It was used by Shannon Hale in her fantasy novel The Princess Academy, in which the main character was named this. She was named for the small, sturdy pink 'miri flowers' that bloomed on mountains, therefore in that context the name meant "flower".
Added 5/27/2006 by Muriel
Edited 2/14/2020 by LMS, Frollein Gladys, Sofia and more

Miri 2
Gender Feminine
Usage Japanese
Scripts 三莉, 海璃, 実里, 珠璃, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced Pron. MEE-ṘEE  [key]

Meaning & History

From Japanese 三 (mi) meaning "three" combined with 莉 (ri) meaning "white jasmine". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Added 12/21/2016 by cutenose
Edited 12/21/2016 by cutenose

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