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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Meera mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Meera

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  • According to a user from India, the name Meera is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Devotee of Lord krishna".
  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Meera is of Hindi origin and means "A devottee of Lord Krishna".
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Wiktionary

From Proto-Samic *mearë.

  1. sea

Notable Persons Named Meera

Meera was born in 1498 in Kurki, district Pali, Rajasthan, India. She breathed her last breath in 1546.

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Meera Chopra is a model and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present.

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Meera Jasmine is an actress. She was most active from 2001 to present. Meera was given the name Jasmine Mary Joseph on February 15th, 1982 in Thiruvalla, Kerala, India.

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Meesha Shafi is a musician. Meesha was given the name Meera Shafi on December 1st, 1977 in Lahore.

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Meera Syal is an actress, singer, writer, playwright, comedian, producer, journalist, and television presenter. She has had major accomplishments since 1983. Meera was given the name Feroza Syal on June 27th, 1961 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England.

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Meera Krishnan is an actress. She has been prominent since 2001.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Meera

Meera was born in 1498 in Kurki, district Pali, Rajasthan, India. She breathed her last breath in 1546.

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K. R. Meera is a novel and short story novelist, short story writer, journalist, screenplay writer, columnist, short story, and screenwriter. K. was born on February 19th, 1970 in Sasthamkotta, Kollam district, Kerala, India.

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How popular is the baby name Meera in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1965 5 5 0
1966 5 5 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 6 6 0
1971 6 6 0
1972 6 6 0
1973 8 8 0
1974 10 10 0
1975 12 12 0
1976 13 13 0
1977 11 11 0
1978 9 9 0
1979 14 14 0
1980 22 22 0
1981 17 17 0
1982 24 24 0
1983 21 21 0
1984 21 21 0
1985 23 23 0
1986 20 20 0
1987 22 22 0
1988 28 28 0
1989 24 24 0
1990 34 34 0
1991 31 31 0
1992 36 36 0
1993 31 31 0
1994 38 38 0
1995 39 39 0
1996 51 51 0
1997 63 63 0
1998 46 46 0
1999 55 55 0
2000 46 46 0
2001 59 59 0
2002 63 63 0
2003 83 83 0
2004 65 65 0
2005 77 77 0
2006 73 73 0
2007 81 81 0
2008 89 89 0
2009 80 80 0
2010 101 101 0
2011 80 80 0
2012 82 82 0
2013 156 156 0
2014 174 174 0
2015 186 186 0
2016 198 198 0
2017 182 182 0

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Popularity of Meera as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Meera

  • How Popular is the name Meera? Meera is the 5,669th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Meera have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,636 babies born with the first name Meera in the United States. That's more than enough people named Meera to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Meera? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Meera first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Meera is Tuesday, January 15th, 1918.
  • What year had the most people named Meera born? The highest recorded use of the first name Meera was in 2016 with a total of 198 babies.
  • Random Meera Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Meera is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 6 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Meera: Your name in reverse order is Areem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Maree. How do you pronounce that?

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