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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 Boy Names - Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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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

Keer, Kear