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Keira Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Keira is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Keira is "black, little dark one".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "little black one".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 228  in baby name popularity for girls with 1459 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Keira Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Keira has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Keira to other names.


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Related Names

Keira is a variant spelling of Keara.

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Name Fun

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Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Keira.

Just for fun, see the name Keira in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.