US Popularity:4847
Other Origin(s):Irish, Norse
Meaning:Giving light; Shining; More; Merry
Meira, meaning "giving light" or "shining," is a girl's given name of Hebrew origin. This radiant name is a fitting choice for a new parent to a shining bundle of joy. Meira also has roots in Irish culture as a Gaelic surname, O Meadhra, which emerged in the thirteenth century in County Tipperary. Coming from the Irish word meadhar, it translates to "merry." This can always celebrate baby's smile and laughter as the most beautiful thing in the world. Meira may also come from the Old Norse word meiri meaning "more," and reminding your little one that they deserve the world and more. Whether it’s a beacon of light or your Irish heritage calling to you, Meira could be the cheerful name you’ve been looking for.

Meira Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Meira is currently #1621 on The Bump
Girl:Meira is currently #723 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Meira is currently #4847 in U.S. births
Girl:Meira is currently #1708 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 408
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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