Miranda

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Invented by Shakespeare for a character in The Tempest; feminine of Latin mirandus (admirable).

Proper noun[edit]

Miranda

  1. A female given name.
    • ~1611 William Shakespeare: The Tempest: Act III, Scene I:
      Admir'd Miranda!
      Indeed, the top of admiration; worth
      What's dearest in the world!
  2. One of the moons of Uranus.
    • 1989, Grant Naylor, Red Dwarf: Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers
      When Red Dwarf had stopped for supplies at Miranda, he'd spent the last afternoon of his three-day ship leave and all his wages buying the smallest, healthiest animal with the best pedigree he could find.
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Etymology 2[edit]

MIRANDA v. ARIZONA, 384 U.S. 436 (1966), from a Spanish, Portuguese and Italian habitational surname.

Proper noun[edit]

Miranda

  1. A Miranda warning

Verb[edit]

Miranda (third-person singular simple present Mirandas, present participle Mirandaing, simple past and past participle Mirandaed)

  1. (transitive) To read (somebody) their rights on arrest as set out in Miranda v Arizona.
    Has the suspect been Mirandaed?

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Catalan[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Miranda f

  1. Miranda

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Miranda ?

  1. Miranda

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Miranda f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Miranda
  2. Miranda (moon of Uranus)

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /miˈɾanda/, [miˈɾãn̪d̪a]

Proper noun[edit]

Miranda ?

  1. A surname​.

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /mi.ɾan.da/, [mi.ran.da]

Proper noun[edit]

Miranda

  1. A surname​, notably the surname of:
    Chito Miranda, singer-songwriter and lead member of the rock band Parokya ni Edgar

Statistics[edit]

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Miranda is the 23rd most common surname in the Philippines, occurring at 141,651 individuals.