Mireille etymology

French word Mireille comes from Proto-Italic *smeiros, Proto-Indo-European *smei-, and later Latin mirus (Wonderful, marvelous, amazing, surprising, awesome.)

Detailed word origin of Mireille

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*smeiros Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*smei- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
mirus Latin (lat) Wonderful, marvelous, amazing, surprising, awesome.
miror Latin (lat) (transitive) I am astonished at, marvel at, admire, am amazed at, wonder at.
mirar Occitan (post 1500) (oci)
Mireio Provençal (prv)
Mireille French (fra) A female given name..

Words with the same origin as Mireille

Descendants of *smeiros
Merveilleuse admirable admirateur admiration admirer merveille merveilleux miracle miraculer mirage mire mirer mirifique miroir miroiter