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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.

Keir is also pronounced similarly to Karr, Ker and Kerr. Other suggested similar baby names are Geir, Keary, Kefir, Kerry and Meir.


Popularity of Keir

Keir is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#30182 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Keir name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Keir with its variant form and related boy baby names.


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