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Moira Meaning


What does Moira mean?

The name Moira is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Moira is "bitter".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "beloved".

Moira is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Moi-ra.

The Given Name Moira

Moira is a form of Mary. See Mary for further details.

Moira is a name with class.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Moira Kelly.

Moira Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,606 in baby name popularity for girls with 133 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,637 in baby name popularity for girls with 132 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Moira has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Moira Name Popularity Page.

Moira Related Names

Moira is a form of Mary.

Variants of the name Moira include Moyra.

Famous Moiras

  • Moira Kelly ~ Actress

Moira Numerology

What will your new littleMoira be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Moira are often zealous and impeccable but most of all they are read more >>

Moira Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Moira in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Moira.

Just for fun, see the name Moira in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Moira in Nautical Flags page.