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< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kiri

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Cambodian
  • Meaning: Mountain
  • #11262 All Time
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How popular is the name "Kiri" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1963 5 5 0
1970 5 5 0
1971 7 7 0
1972 5 5 0
1974 7 7 0
1975 5 5 0
1978 6 6 0
1981 6 6 0
1982 8 8 0
1983 12 12 0
1984 60 60 0
1985 46 46 0
1986 40 40 0
1987 51 51 0
1988 46 46 0
1989 35 35 0
1990 30 30 0
1991 29 29 0
1992 38 38 0
1993 28 28 0
1994 27 27 0
1995 31 31 0
1996 21 21 0
1997 22 22 0
1998 12 12 0
1999 17 17 0
2000 15 15 0
2001 22 22 0
2002 13 13 0
2003 10 10 0
2004 10 10 0
2005 15 15 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 21 21 0
2008 17 17 0
2009 21 21 0
2010 14 14 0
2011 18 18 0
2012 14 14 0
2013 19 19 0
2014 10 10 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Kiri? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 833 babies born with the name Kiri in the United States. That's more than enough Kiris to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1963 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kiri" was in 1984 with a total of 60 babies.

According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kiri" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1993. Across the entire United States a total of only 28 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Kiri popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Kiri in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Cambodian

Origin and Meaning of Kiri

The name "Kiri" is of Cambodian origin, and it means "Mountain". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Kiri Te Kanawa

Kiri Te Kanawa is a singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1968 to present. Kiri was born in 1944 as Claire Mary Teresa Rawstron in Gisborne, North Island, New Zealand.

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Alternative Meanings

K is for kid, the child within.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for interest, you show in others.

Your name in reverse order is "Irik". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Kiir". 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 Kiri born Nov 16, 2010

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 Mongolia approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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