She’s one of Carrie’s BFFs on Sex and the City and a 90s favorite, but her Shakespearean roots give her staying power.

Thanks to Rachel for suggesting Miranda as Baby Name of the Day.

Along with Jessica, Amanda and Samantha, Miranda was a popular pick for daughters in the 1990s.

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  1. My oldest daughter is Miranda named after her grandfather Randy. She’s almost 6 and prefers either her full name of Mira.