Kirov Name Meaning & Origin

Kirov

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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.

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Meanings and history of the name Kirov

The Kirov theatre in st. Petersburg brought ballet to life in 1935-1992 Russia. The theatre is now called the Mariinksy theatre, it was only called Kirov for a short period of time to commemorate the assassination of Segrey Kirov. However, the Kirov academy is still a widely respected ballet school.

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Segrey Kirov(1886-1934)

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