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Gender: F Origin of Kira: Russian feminine variation of Cyrus Kira's Popularity in 2013: #357

Though such cognates of Kira as Keira, Kyra, and Ciara are ever-more popular throughout Europe and in the U.S., this Cyrus relative has a different root. Variations include Keera, Kiera, Kierra, Kirah, Kiri, Kiria, Kiriah, Kiro, Kirra, Kirrah, Kirri, Kirya, and Kyra.

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Famous People Named Kira

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Kira Vincent-Davis, American voice actress
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Pop Culture References for the Name Kira

Kira Walker, protagonist of Dan Well's "Partials" series
Kira Argounova, protagonist of Ayn Rand's "We the Living"
Made familiar by the character Major Kira Nerys on the TV series "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine"
Kira is the alias that protagonist Light Yagami uses in the anime "Death Note"
Kira Watanabe-Finster, character from Rugrats
Kira, Sarah Manning's daughter in sci-fi series Orphan Black "Kiiiiiirraaaaaa"
Kira Ford, Yellow Dino Power Ranger from Power Rangers Dino Thunder
Kira, protagonist of Lois Lowry's "Gathering Blue"
Kira Yukimura, character in MTV's cult hit show "Teen Wolf"
Kira, female Gelfling protagonist in The Dark Crystal

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