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What does Kerra mean?

Kerra Pronunciation of Kerra [ker-ra] as a girls' name means "black". Kerra is an alternate spelling of Kerry (Irish, Gaelic): from the male name Ciaran.

Associated with: black.


Kerra has 8 variants: Kara, Kera, Keree, Keri, Kerrey, Kerri, Kerria and Kerrie.

3 more relations via Kerry: Keriana, Keriann and Kerrin.

Creative forms:
(female) Kerdra, Kerka, ..

(male) Kerna, Kerre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kerra Kinzlee (K.K.), ..

How popular is Kerra?

Kerra is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Kerra is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Kerra (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Kara (#509 from current records), Kerry, Kerrie, Keri, Kera and Kerri. These forms of Kerra reached the height of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (average #543) and are now much less conventional (#1751, 91.6%), with forms such as Kara becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kara, Kera, Keri, Kerri, Kerrie, Kerry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kara, Kerry outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kerra is alike in pronunciation to Carri, Carry, Cora, Corri, Corry, Kaira, Kari, Karrie, Keara, Keearra, Keera, Keira, Kiarra, Kiri, Kirya, Kora, Kori, Korie, Korrey, Korrie, Kory, Kyrah, Kyrha, Kyria and Kyrie. Other suggested similar names are Barra, Cearra, Cedra, Ceira, Cierra, Darra, Deora, Derora, Devra, Fedra, Karla, Karna, Keala, Keela, Keena, Keiba, Keila, Kelda, Kena, Kendra, Kenna, Kenza, Keona, Keren, Kerran, Kerron, Kerryl, Kerryn, Keryl, Keryn, Kevia, Keyla, Kezia, Klarra, Legra, Leora, Meara, Meera, Meira, Mera, Nera, Pera, Sierra, Tarra, Teara, Tedra, Terra, Veera, Veira and Yeira. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kerra.

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