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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eira

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  • According to a user from China, the name Eira is of Unknown origin and means "Snow".
  • A user from Australia says the name Eira is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Another name of goddess saraswati , goddess of wisdom".
  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Eira is of Scandinavian origin and means ""merciful" "healing"".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Eira is of Welsh origin and means ""Snow"".
Other origins: Arabic

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  1. A genus of Mustelidae

Notable Persons Named Eira

Eira was born on January 22nd, 1939 in Turku. She breathed her last breath on November 24th, 1984.


Eira was born in 1943.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Eira

Pedro Eira is a soccer player for the S.C. Braga B, S.C. Braga, F.C. Tirsense, and Portugal national under-18 football team. Pedro was born on September 24th, 1994 in Pousa, Barcelos, Portugal.


Berit was born in 1951.


Stefanie De Além da Eira is a sports team member for the FC Basel.


Nijlas Eira is an athlete for the Harstad IL.


Jon Eira is a sports team member for the Alta IF.


Where is the name Eira popular?

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Popularity of Eira as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Eira

  • How Popular is the name Eira? Eira is the 22,539th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Eira have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 281 babies born with the first name Eira in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eira to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eira? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Eira first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eira is Thursday, December 15th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Eira born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eira was in 2017 with a total of 37 babies.
  • Random Eira Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eira is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Eira: Your name in reverse order is Arie. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eria. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.