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Girl Name: Meera

Name: Meera
Pronunciation: \me(e)-ra\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: light; saintly woman
Origin: Israeli
Related Names: Almera, Amira, Elmira
Sounds Like: Mera, Meerah, Meara
Variant forms: Meira


Meera \me(e)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced MEER-ah. It is of Israeli and Hindi origin, and the meaning of Meera is "light; saintly woman". See also Mira.

Meera has 1 variant form: Meira.

For more information, see also related names Almera, Amira and Elmira.

Baby names that sound like Meera are Mera, Meerah and Meara.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Meera.


Meera is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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