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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 Scottish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change Two Letters (10 names)".

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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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Pop Culture References for the name Keir

Keer, Kear

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keir Says:


my name is keir and I am from south africa

Karen W. Says:


I named my son, Keir, because I wanted a short name that reflected my heritage and was 'different and unique' without being a weird made up name.

lesliemarion Says:


One of the sexiest men's names I can think of, and lovely for a little boy too. Plus hard to make terrible nicknames of.