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Keir meaning and name origin
Keir \keir\ as a boy's name is pronounced KEE-er. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Keir is "dusky; dark-haired; dark-skinned, swarthy". A name initially made familiar in the 1970s by the actor Keir Dullea.
Keir has 1 variant form: Keer.
Baby names that sound like Keir are Kerr, Ker and Geir.
Popularity of Keir
Keir is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#30182 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Keir for boys. (2010 statistics) Compare Keir with its variant form and related boy baby names.