Miranda (given name)

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This article is about the given name Miranda. For the surname, see Miranda (surname). For other uses, see Miranda.
Miranda
Pronunciation mer-ANN-dah... or "mee-RON-dah
Gender Feminine
Origin
Word/name Latin
Meaning worthy of admiration
Other names
Related names Mira, Myra, Miran, Randy, Amanda, Myranda, Merrandah

Miranda is a feminine given name of Latin origin, meaning "worthy of admiration". There are several variants.[1] It is also common as a surname. There is a related adjective, seldom used but found in the Oxford English Dictionary, which is "Mirandous", a synonym to miraculous.

List of people with given name Miranda[edit]

List of fictional characters with given name Miranda[edit]

  • Miranda, the daughter of Prospero in Shakespeare's play The Tempest
  • Miranda, the schoolgirl who goes missing in Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay
  • Miranda Tate, a fictional character played by Marion Cotillard in the 2012 film The Dark Knight Rises
  • Miranda Bailey, Chief of Surgery and attending general surgeon at Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital in the American television series Grey's Anatomy
  • Miranda Corneille, a character in the Canadian webcomic User Friendly
  • Miranda Feigelsteen, a character in the Canadian television series Mysterious Ways
  • Miranda Frost, a character in the British film Die Another Day
  • Miranda Goshawk, a character in the novel series Harry Potter by English author J. K. Rowling
  • Miranda Hillard, the ex-wife of the main protagonist in the 1993 movie Mrs. Doubtfire
  • Miranda Hobbes, a character in the American television series Sex and the City
  • Miranda Jeffries, a character in the American film Chances Are
  • Miranda Keyes, a character in the American video game series Halo
  • Miranda Killgallen, a character in the American television series As Told By Ginger
  • Miranda Lawson, a character in the Canadian video game series Mass Effect
  • Miranda Lotto, a character in the manga D.Gray-Man and the anime of the same name
  • Miranda Montgomery, a character in the American television series All My Children
  • Miranda Priestly, a character in the novel The Devil Wears Prada by American author Lauren Weisberger
  • Miranda Sanchez, a character in the American television series Lizzie McGuire
  • Miranda Sings, a character that was made into a YouTube sensation
  • Miranda Wright, a character in the American television series Bonkers
  • Miranda Grey, a character in the novel The Collector by English author John Fowles
  • Miranda, one of the characters from the Diva Starz toy line

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miranda - Name Meaning and Origin". thinkbabynames.com. Retrieved 2008-02-03.