Kira Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Kira:
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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- Nicknames for Kira
Ki, KiKi, Kia, Kiree, K, KK
- Meanings and history of the name Kira
Gaelic/Irish: dark, little dark one, dark-haired
Egyptian/Persian: Sun, like the Sun
Hindi: beam of light
Greek: princess, ruler, mistress
Japanese: glittery, shiny
Kira (pronouced KEE-RA), is actually a russian name, the feminine form of Cyrus (Kir in russian). It is completely unrelated to the irish name Ciara (the Anglicized form is Kiera/Kieran NOT Keira or Kira).
- Famous real-life people named Kira
Princess Kira of Prussia (Kira Auguste Viktoria Friederike; 27 June 1943 – 10 January 2004)
Princess Kira Kirillovna of Russia (9 May 1909 – 8 September 1967)
Kira Katherine McIntyre (b. 2011), daughter of American singer-songwriter and actor Joey McIntyre
Kira Kosarin, American Nickelodeon TV Star
- Kira in song, story & screen
Kira Yukimura - From MTV's Teen Wolf (Played by Arden Cho.)
Kira-Kira the book
Kira is the main character from Jim Henson's "The Dark Crystal".
Kira is the main character from the 1980 movie Xanadu, played by Olivia Newton John.
Kira is the alias used for the main character of Death Note
Kira Hayden, character who becomes possessed after death, film The Gravedancers
Kira Ford - Power Rangers Dino Thunder (2004) - Yellow Ranger
kira yoshikage- from Jojo's Bizzare Adventure Diamond is unbreakable <--- someone had to do it fuck yeah