"little dark one"

Keira Origin and Meaning

The name Keira is girl's name of Irish origin meaning "little dark one".
Keira is an attractive girls’ name that's gotten a huge boost from the meteoric rise of Keira Knightley. Original spelling Kiera, which relates more directly to the male Kieran, was the more popular form until the rise of Keira Knightley reversed the order. Both are Anglicized versions of the Irish Ciara.
# 535 in the US

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Famous People Named Keira

  • Keira Christina KnightleyEnglish actress
  • Keira LucchesiScottish actress
  • Keira Nazja PenaAmerican child actress
  • Keira WalshEnglish footballer
  • Keira MalikBritish actress; daughter of actor Art Malik
  • Keira Slydaughter of singer Tony Sly of No Use for a Name
  • Keira Magee (b. 2010)daughter of soccer player Mike Magee
  • Keira de Leon Jones (b. 2010)daughter of singers Kathleen de Leon and Daniel Jones of Savage Garden
  • Keira Grace Peck (b. 2012)daughter of actors Austin Peck and Terri Conn
  • Keira Travisdaughter of youtubers 'itsjudyslife' and "benjimantv"

Keira in Pop Culture

  • Keira Hagaicharacter from the Jak and Daxter video game franchise by Naughty Dog.
  • Keira Metzcharacter in the Witcher franchise