Mir

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Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of Slavic names beginning in Mir- or ending in -mir (see MIR) [1] [2]

2) Latin spelling of Arabic مير (mir), an Arabic title derived from Amir meaning 'prince' [3]

Related Names

Mir

See also Amir

Further Information

Mir is a name used among immigrants from Arabic- and Slavic-speaking countries and from Iran, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background

Statistics

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Mir.


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Ordbog over muslimske fornavne i Danmark (2005)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi