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Kira name meaning

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182
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Kira

User Submitted Origins

Japanese
54%
English
19%
Russian
12%
Hebrew
12%
Irish
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 2 people from Kenya and the United States, the name Kira is of Hindi / Celtic origin and means "beam of light".
  2. According to a user from Netherlands, the name Kira is of Greek origin and means "Ruler or Sun/Light".
  3. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Kira is of Hebrew origin and means "Light".
  4. A submission from Oklahoma, U.S. says the name Kira means "Bringer of light" and is of Native American origin.
  5. A submission from Canada says the name Kira means "Lady of darkness".
  6. According to a user from Missouri, U.S., the name Kira is of Gaelic origin and means "Dark lady".
  7. According to a user from Canada, the name Kira is of Japanese origin and means "God of a new world".
  8. According to a user from Australia, the name Kira is of Russian origin and means "Ruler".
  9. According to a user from the United States, the name Kira means "Temple of god".
  10. A user from Washington, U.S. says the name Kira is of Japanese origin and means "hand".
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Variant of Kyra or directly borrowed from its Russian equivalent Кира (Kira). Ultimately of Persian origin. Also used as a respelling of Ciara, of Irish origin.

  1. A female given name from Persian

Notable Persons Named Kira

Notable Persons Named Kira

Kira Kosarin

Kira Kosarin is an actress, singer, and dancer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Kira was born on October 7th, 1997 in Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.

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Kira Buckland

Kira Buckland is a voice actress. She was most active from 2004 to present. Kira was born on July 16th, 1987 in Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.

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Kira Reed

Kira Reed is an actor and actress. Kira was born on October 13th, 1971 in Santa Clara, California. Kira is also known as Kira Reed Lorsch.

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Kira Roessler

Kira Roessler is a punk rock, hardcore punk, and alternative rock musician and dialogue editor. She plays Rickenbacker 4001. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1975 to present. Kira was born on June 12th, 1962 in New Haven, Connecticut.

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Kira Kazantsev

She holds the title Miss City of New York 2014, Miss New York 2014, Miss America 2015, and Miss New York. Kira was born on July 20th, 1991.

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Kira Yoshinaka

Kira was born in 1641. He breathed his last breath in 1703.

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  • Kira Plastinina
  • Kira Ivanova
    Figure Skater
  • Kira Isabella
    Singer-songwriter
  • Kira Walkenhorst
  • Kira Muratova
    Film Director
  • Kira Miró
    Tv Presenter
  • Kira Grünberg
  • Kira
  • Kira Skov
    Musician
  • Kira Kreylis-Petrova
    Actor
  • Kira Geil
  • Kira Poutanen
  • Kira Borisovna Povarova

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kira

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kira

Princess Kira

Princess Kira was royalty. Princess was born as the child of Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, and Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia on June 27th, 1943 in Kadyny. She breathed her last breath on January 10th, 2004.

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Kira

Kira was born in 1978.

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Chinatsu Kira

Chinatsu Kira is a soccer player for the Japan women's national football team. Chinatsu was born on January 23rd, 1984 in Japan.

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Shuji Kira

Shuji was born in 1958.

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Matúš Kira

Matúš Kira is a soccer player for the MFK Zemplín Michalovce and MFK Snina. Matúš was born on October 10th, 1994 in Košice.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kira U.S.
  White 49.45% 64.26%
  African American 9.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 32.97% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.85% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kira

People with the last name Kira are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kira

  • What name lists does Kira rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Kira? Kira is the 1,262nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Kira was the 99,378th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kira have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36,197 babies born with the first name Kira in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kira to occupy the country of Monaco with an estimated population of 35,881 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kira? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1938 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kira first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kira is Friday, January 8th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Kira born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kira was in 2005 with a total of 1,390 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kira!
  • Random Kira Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kira ranks 111th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 7 babies in Alaska have the same name in 2019.
  • Weird things about the name Kira: The name spelled backwards is Arik. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Raik. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kira? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 182 people with the last name Kira.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kira? Kira is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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