Origin of the name Moira
Moira, of Hebrew origin, is a popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Moira are in general originating from Ireland, United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Moira across the world, see Mary.
Name meaning of Moira
- Name Number: 2
- Interpretation: Partnership, Sense, Other, Passive, Assistance, Acceptance, Intimacy, Peace
History and Related Information
Irish, Scottish and English: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Máire (a form of Mary). This is now an extremely popular name in its own right throughout the English-speaking world.
Popularity of the given name
The name Moira is ranked on the 3,011ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is commonly used.
We estimate that there are at least 55200 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.003% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Moira has five characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
Name Day Calendar
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