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Kira



Origin: Russian, Irish, Japanese

Meaning: the Russian feminine form of Cyrus, which is the Greek form of Kyros from Persian Kurush meaning "far-sighted" or "young". It has also been associated with Greek kyrios meaning "lord".

Kira could also be the feminine form of Kir, a Russian masculine name meaning "master, ruler" so Kira could translate to "mistress, ruler".

It could also e a variant spelling of Ciara, an Irish feminine form of Ciar meaning "black".

Kira also seems to be a Japanese unisex name, as well as a surname, though I couldn't find a specific meaning behind the name. The term kira kira means "glittery, shiny" in Japanese.


Variants:
  • Kyra
  • Keira
  • Keera
  • Keara 
  • Kiara
  • Kiarra 
  • Kyrra 
  • Kyrrah 
  • Kirra 


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