Keira name meaning

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in 2010

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Keira mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Keira

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Jamaica says the name Keira means "My little dark haired one" and is of Irish origin.
  2. A user from Illinois, U.S. says the name Keira means "Dark Haired One".
  3. A user from Pennsylvania, U.S. says the name Keira is of Irish origin and means "Dark haired".
  4. 3 people from the United Kingdom and the United States agree the name Keira is of Irish origin and means "Dark".
  5. A submission from Georgia, U.S. says the name Keira means "Black haired girl" and is of Irish origin.
  6. A user from Australia says the name Keira is of Welsh origin and means "The name means dark in welsh".
  7. A user from Ireland says the name Keira is of Irish origin and means "Lovely girl".
  8. A user from Australia says the name Keira means "A beautiful girl".
  9. 2 people from New Jersey, U.S. agree the name Keira is of Indian (Sanskrit) / English origin and means "moonlight".
  10. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Keira is of English origin and means "Love".
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A modern feminine form of Kieran, from Gaelic ciar "black", "dark", or "little dark one".

  1. A female given name from Irish

Notable Persons Named Keira

Notable Persons Named Keira

Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1993. Keira was given the name Keira Christina Knightley by her parents Will Knightley and Sharman Macdonald on March 26th, 1985 in Teddington, London, England.

Keira Nicole

Keira was born on October 30th, 1996 in California.

Keira Lucchesi

Keira Lucchesi is an actor and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2009. Keira was born in Glasgow.

Keira Hewatch

Keira Hewatch is an actress, singer, songwriter, and writer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Keira was born Keira Hewatch on November 8th, 1985 in Calabar, Cross River, Nigeria.

Keira Walsh

Keira Walsh is an athlete for the Manchester City W.F.C.

Keira Johnstone

Keira Johnstone is an athlete for the Forfar Farmington F.C.


Fun Facts about the name Keira

  • What name lists does Keira rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Keira? Keira is the 1,395th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Keira have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 30,431 babies born with the first name Keira in the United States. That's more than enough people named Keira to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Keira? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Keira first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Keira is Sunday, March 23rd, 1902.
  • What year had the most people named Keira born? The highest recorded use of the first name Keira was in 2006 with a total of 3,022 babies. That's a lot of babies named Keira!
  • Random Keira Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Keira ranks 98th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maine. Imagine that, 12 babies in Maine have the same name in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Keira: The name spelled backwards is Ariek. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ierak. How do you pronounce that?
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