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Meaning and name origin

Keira \ke(i)-ra\ as a girl's name has the meaning "black; lord" and is a variant of Ciara (Irish, Gaelic): modern feminine form of Ciaran (from "ciar"), the name of two major Irish saints. Also a variant of Kiara (Irish): variant of Ciara. Keira is also used as a variant of Kyra (Greek): from the male name Kyros (see Kyrie), from the Persian and Egyptian word for "like Ra, the sun".

Keira has 13 variant forms: Kaira, Keara, Keearra, Keera, Kiarra, Kiera, Kierra, Kira, Kyrah, Kyrha, Kyria, Kyrie, Kyrra.

Keira is also pronounced similarly to Kaara, Kara, Karra, Kera, Keri, Kerra, Kerri, Kerria, Kerry, Kiri, Kiria, Kirra, Kirya and Kora. Other suggested similar baby names are Ceira, Kefira, Keiba, Keila, Meira, Veira and Yeira.


Keira is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4237 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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