Meaning of Myra
Sweet Ointment, Admirable
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The male version of "Myra" is Myron.
The name may also mean Margaret, as it can be the Anglicized version of Mairead, the Scottish version of that name.
Myra is an ancient town in Lycia, where the small town of Kale (Demre) is situated today in present day Antalya Province of Turkey.
The girl's name Myra is of Greek origin, and its meaning is "myrrh". Feminine form of Myron.
The name was invented in the 17th century by the poet Fulke Greville for use in his love poems and and used as a given name since the 19th century.
Myra Name also appears in following Origin(s): Swedish, Greek, Latin, English, Greek, Biblical
also appears in following countries/origins/languages: Arabic
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Amos was the third child of Rev. Dr. Edison and Mary Ellen Amos, born at the Old Catawba Hospital in Newton, North Carolina, during a trip from their home in Georgetown, Washington, D.C.. Her maternal grandparents were of mixed European and Eastern Cherok