Russian feminine variation of Cyrus

Kira Origin and Meaning

The name Kira is girl's name of Russian origin meaning "throne".
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.
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Famous People Named Kira

  • Kira KirillovnaGrand Duchess of Russia
  • Kira Auguste Viktoria FriederikePrincess of Prussia; daughter of Grand Duchess Kira
  • Kira DavisAmerican film producer
  • Kira HallAmerican anthropologist
  • Kira ReedAmerican actress
  • Kira RoesslerAmerican musician
  • Kira SalakAmerican writer
  • Kira VincentDavis, American voice actress
  • Kira WilleyAmerican musician
  • Kira Nicole KosarinAmerican actress, singer and songwriter
  • Kira Katherine McIntyre (b. 2011)daughter of American singer,songwriter and actor Joey McIntyre
  • Kira GirardNewman, mother of dancer Kalani Hilliker, featured on Lifetime’s “Dance Moms”

Kira in Pop Culture

  • Kira Walkermain character in Dan Well's "Partials" series
  • Kira Argounovamain character in Ayn Rand's "We the Living"
  • Major Kira Neryscharacter in TV's "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine"
  • Kira"killer" in anime "Death Note"
  • Kira WatanabeFinster, character in animated series "Rugrats"
  • KiraSarah Manning's daughter on TV's Orphan Black
  • Kira FordYellow Dino Power Ranger on TV's Power Rangers Dino Thunder
  • Kiramain character in Lois Lowry's "Gathering Blue"
  • Kira Yukimuracharacter on TV's "Teen Wolf"
  • KiraGelfling character in "The Dark Crystal"
  • Kira Klaycharacter on TV's "Dirt"
  • Kira Coopercharacter on TV's "K.C. Undercover"
  • KiraMattel Barbie doll
  • Kiracharacter in film "Xanadu"
  • KiraVocaloid producer
  • Yoshikage Kiraantagonist in the manga/anime "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure"