Meaning:destiny, share, or fate
Moira is a girl’s name of Irish origin. It translates to “destiny,” “share,” or “fate,” and is the Irish version of Mary. However, it's also believed to be referring to the Greek incarnations of destiny who are known as the Fates. The Fates appear across polytheism, usually represented by three goddesses. In Greek mythology, the Moirai ensured that every living being lived out their destiny according to the universe. Along with this heady lineage, the name Moira reemerged in popularity since 2015 thanks to Catherine O’Hara’s portrayal of the rich, eccentric matriarch of the Rose family, Moira Rose, on the wildly popular TV comedy, Schitt's Creek.
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