What does Keira mean?
Keira /kei-ra/ as a girls' name. Keira's roots are Irish and Greek, and Keira means "black; lord". Keira is a version of Ciara (Irish, Gaelic). Keira is also a derivative of Kiara (Irish). Keira is also used as a variation of Kyra (Greek).
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How popular is Keira?
Keira is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#4237 out of 4276, Top 99%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Keira for girls. Keira entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #109 in the U.S. in 2006, and is at #228 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Keira and related names. Ceara, Chiara (#1623 last year), Ciara (#673), Ciera, Cierra (#1703), Kaira, Keara, Kiara (#353), Kiarra, Kiera (#592), Kierra (#1831), Kira (#350), Kyra (#485), Kyrah, Kyrie (#1376), Siara and Sierra (#352) are the prominent varying forms of Keira (#228 last year). These forms of Keira were at the top of their popularity 15 years ago (average #905) and are now much less popular (#1309, 70% less usage), with forms like Ciara becoming less fashionable. Kira is the most trendy girl name in this compilation.
Keira is pronounced similarly to Caera, Cara▼, Cora▼, Kara▼, Karah, Kari▼, Karra, Karrah, Karry, Kera, Keree, Keri▼, Kerra, Kerrey, Kerri▼, Kerria, Kerrie▼, Kerry▼, Kirra, Kirya, Kora▲, Kori▲, Korri, Korry and Kory. Other suggested similar names are Adira, Amira▲, Behira, Cedra, Ceira, Daeira, Dedra, Devra, Edira, Fedra, Gevira, Kaia▲, Keana, Kecia, Kefeira, Kefira, Kefirah, Keiana, Keiba, Keiki, Keila, Keili, Kelda, Kena, Kenia▲, Kenina, Kenza, Ketifa, Ketura, Keva, Kevia, Kia▼, Kiba, Kina, Klara, Kliara, Meira, Moira, Nedra, Nehira, Pera, Seara, Semira, Teara, Tedra, Veera, Veira, Yaira, Yeira and Zefira. These names tend to be less frequently used than Keira.