The name Kiri is a girl's name of Maori origin meaning "tree bark". Kiri and is often added to user-created lists like Japanese Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".
From the experts:
The name Kiri was made famous by New Zealand soprano Kiri Te Kanawa, whose original name was Claire. Cute but slight, Kiri is close to several other names from Kiriah to Keira to Kyra and its diminutive Kyrie.