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Gender: Male Pronunciation: keer Meaning of Keir: "dark, black" Origin of Keir: Irish

The name Keir is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "dark, black". Keir and is often added to lists like Irish Baby Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Titanic BNG Part One".

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Keir is a single-syllable name that packs a lot of punch, might suggest a caring person.

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Famous People Named Keir

Keir Dullea, American actor
Keir O'Donnell, American actor
Keir Gilchrist, English-born Canadian actor
Keir Hardie, Scottish socialist
Kier Maitland, Canadian freestyle swimmer
Keir Dillon, American pro snowboarder

Pop Culture References for the name Keir

Keir, character in Sarah J Maas's "A Court of Thorns and Roses" book series

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