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What does Keira mean?

Keira Pronunciation of Keira as a girls' name has its roots in 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).


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, greek, black


VARIANTS Kyrra, Kyrie, Kyria, Kyrha, Kyrah, Kira, Kierra, Kiera, Kiarra, Keera, Keearra, Keara, Kaira

RELATIONS VIA CIARA, KIARA, KYRA Ceara, Cearaa, Cearia, Cearra, Chiara, Cieara, Ciera, Cierra, Searra, Siara, Sierra

(female) Keika, ..

(male) Keika, ..

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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)

Keira entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #109 in the U.S. in 2006, and is at #365 presently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keira name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Keira outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Ceara, Chiara (#1391 LAST YEAR), Ciara (#1007), Ciera, Cierra, Kaira (#1429), Keara, Kiara (#336), Kiarra, Kiera (#851), Kierra, Kira (#378), Kyra (#612), Kyrah, Kyrie (#1438), Siara and Sierra (#452) are the prominent varying forms of Keira (#365). These forms of Keira were at the top of their popularity 19 years ago (AVERAGE #905) and are now much less popular (#1347, 72% LESS USAGE), with forms like Kiera becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keira, Ceara, Chiara, Ciara, Ciera in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cierra, Kaira, Keara, Kiara, Kiarra in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kiera, Kierra, Kira, Kyra, Kyrah in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kyrie, Siara, Sierra in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Keira, Ciara, Kiara, Kiera, Kyra, Sierra outside U.S.

Similar Names

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-sounding 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.

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