Keira - girls name

Keira name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Keira name meaning:

The name Keira is of Irish and Gaelic origin, derived from the Irish name CiarĂ¡n, meaning "dark-haired." It is a variant of the name Ciara, which is associated with Saint Ciara, an Irish saint known for her beauty and compassion. Keira is a feminine name that exudes elegance and femininity.

Individuals with the name Keira are often described as intelligent and strong-willed. They are known for their independent and determined nature. Keira is a name that carries a sense of mystery and allure, often associated with individuals who possess a charismatic and magnetic personality. The name also suggests creativity and originality, as those with this name tend to have a unique and innovative approach to life.

Keira is a name that has gained popularity in recent years, thanks in part to the success of British actress Keira Knightley. The name's increased visibility has further contributed to its appeal among parents seeking a name that is both classic and contemporary.

Origin: Irish

Black haired.

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Overall UK ranking: 324 out of 5581

147 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (245)

Historical popularity of Keira

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