"dark, black"

Keir Origin and Meaning

The name Keir is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "dark, black".

Keir is a single-syllable name that packs a lot of punch, might suggest -- thanks to its similarity to the word care -- a caring person. Sir Keir Rodney Starmer is a British politician and head of the Labour Party since 2020. Keir Dullea is an American actor who starred in 2001: A Space Odyssey.

# 464 on Nameberry

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Famous People Named Keir

  • Keir DillonAmerican pro snowboarder
  • Keir DulleaAmerican actor
  • Keir GilchristEnglish,born Canadian actor
  • Keir HardieScottish socialist
  • Kier MaitlandCanadian freestyle swimmer
  • Keir O'DonnellAmerican actor
  • Keir SimmonsEnglish journalist
  • James Keir Hardiefounder of the British Labour Party
  • Keir StarmerParty leader of the British Labour Party as of 2020

Keir in Pop Culture

  • Keircharacter in Sarah J Maas's "A Court of Thorns and Roses" book series