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Popularity
32k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kira

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Black
  • #1279 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
2k Kyrah (American)
< 1k Keir (Irish)

How popular is the name "Kira" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1938550
1948550
195211110
1954770
1955660
195617170
195713130
195822220
195913130
196027270
196128280
196233330
196344440
196462620
196558580
196684840
196783830
196889890
19691201200
19701211210
19711301300
19721051050
19731221220
19741931930
19752582580
19761471470
19771441440
19781351350
19791541540
19802092090
19813923920
19828978916
19835555550
19847707655
19855975925
19864924920
19875305300
19885595590
19894764760
19904494490
19915315310
19925865860
19936566560
19946766760
19956826820
19967257250
19978928920
19981,1351,1350
19991,1061,1060
20001,0921,0920
20011,0911,0910
20021,1261,1260
20031,0831,0830
20041,1891,1836
20051,3921,3875
20061,3601,3600
20071,2661,2660
20081,3681,3680
20091,1131,1130
20101,0341,0340
20119449440
20128828820
20138918910
20149399390

Want to know about the populiarty of Kira? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 31,921 babies born with the name Kira in the United States. That's more than enough Kiras to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1938 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kira" was in 2005 with a total of 1,387 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kiras)

According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kira" ranks #80 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 15 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1995. Across the entire United States a total of 682 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kira" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kira as well as things modernly associated with the name Kira such as celebrities named Kira.

English

Origin and Meaning of Kira

The name "Kira" is of English origin, and it means "Black". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Kira Kener

Kira Kener is an adult biography. Kira was born in 1974 as Stephanie Knain in San Jose, California, U.S.

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Kira Muratova

Kira Muratova is a film directorscreenwriter with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1961 to present. Kira was born in 1934 in Soroca, Kingdom of Romania (now Moldova).

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Alternative Meanings

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Arik". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ikar". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Kira born Mar 12, 1999

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Turkey approximately on 1175. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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