The name Kira is a girl's name of Russian origin meaning "throne". Kira is ranked #377 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Russian Baby Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia - with middles!".
From the experts:
Though such cognates of Kira as Keira, Kyra, and Ciara are evermore 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.