Gender: Masculine
Origin: Slavic Мирко
Meaning: “peace.”

The name is derived from the Slavic element mir meaning “peace.” It has historically been used as a Croatian form of the Germanic name Emmerich, although unrelated etymologically.

It is currently the 491st most popular male name in Quebec, Canada (2010).

The name was borne by Prince Mirko of Montenegro (1879-1918)

The feminine form is Mirka.


  1. http://sl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miro
  2. http://www.rrq.gouv.qc.ca/Interactif/PR2I121_Prenoms/PR2I121_Prenoms/PR2SPrenoms_01.aspx