Gender: Masculine
Origin: Persian میرزا
Meaning: “prince.”

The name is derived from a Persian royal title, Amīrzāde which literally means “child of the Amir” or “child of the ruler.”

The word has survived in modern Kazakh language as myrza where it means, “gentleman.”

As of 2010, Mirza was the 34th most popular male name in Bosnia & Herzegovina. Other forms of the name include:

  • Mirza Мирза (Albanian/Azeri/Baskkir/Baloch/Bosnian/Chechen/Kazakh/Kyrgyz/Kurdish/Persian/Turkish/Turkmen)
  • Murza Мурза (Circassian/Dagestani/Ossetian)
  • Mirzaj Мирзай (Tatar)
  • Mirzija Мирзия (Tatar)
  • Mirzi Мирзи (Tatar)
  • Morza Морза (Uzbek)