Kiera: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Kiera
Origin of the name Kiera:
Feminine form of Kieran, an Anglicized form of the Irish Ciarán, which is derived from the Gaelic ciar (black) and the diminutive suffix -an: hence, "little dark one." The name was originally bestowed upon those babies born with dark hair or a dark complexion.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Comments and insights on the name Kiera: | Edit
Pronounced:Keer-ah or Kee-air-ah
variant: Ciara, Keira, Kiara, Kierra, Kiarra
I really like this name, it reminds me of like an elegant princess or something.
- Personal experiences with the name Kiera: | Edit
My first name is Kiera and I absolutely love it! I spent my elementary school years hating it because people always pronounced it wrong (some people even having the nerve to tell me I pronounced it wrong) but by middle school I really came to embrace my name and just adore it.
- Nicknames for Kiera: | Edit
Kizzy, Kizz, Key, KiKi
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It is commonly used for little girls
with dark hair or complexion
- Famous real-life people named Kiera: | Edit
similar to Keira Knightly (Pirates of the Caribbean, Pride & Prejudice, Love Actually, Domino, etc)
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