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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kiera mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kiera

"Kiera" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Feminine of the Irish Gaelic Kieran. Dusky: dark-haired". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, variant of Keira (of Celtic origin).
  2. A female given name, variant of Kira (of Persian origin).

Notable Persons Named Kiera

Kiera Cass is a young-adult fiction writer. Kiera was born in 1981.

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Kiera Chaplin is a model. Kiera was given the name Kiera Victoria Chaplin on July 1st, 1982 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

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Kiera was born on October 31st, 1983 in Devonshire Parish.

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Kiera was born in 1971.

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How popular is the baby name Kiera in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1963 8 8 0
1964 5 5 0
1965 7 7 0
1967 10 10 0
1968 8 8 0
1969 23 23 0
1970 8 8 0
1971 17 17 0
1972 18 18 0
1973 14 14 0
1974 36 36 0
1975 52 52 0
1976 41 41 0
1977 36 36 0
1978 20 20 0
1979 38 38 0
1980 39 39 0
1981 76 76 0
1982 101 101 0
1983 95 95 0
1984 101 101 0
1985 133 133 0
1986 140 140 0
1987 145 145 0
1988 179 179 0
1989 466 458 8
1990 418 412 6
1991 507 507 0
1992 535 535 0
1993 517 512 5
1994 558 558 0
1995 536 536 0
1996 484 484 0
1997 584 584 0
1998 582 582 0
1999 671 671 0
2000 636 636 0
2001 600 600 0
2002 583 583 0
2003 676 676 0
2004 827 827 0
2005 942 942 0
2006 1,093 1,093 0
2007 1,147 1,147 0
2008 1,069 1,069 0
2009 961 961 0
2010 758 758 0
2011 617 617 0
2012 493 493 0
2013 454 454 0
2014 501 501 0
2015 444 444 0
2016 392 392 0
2017 356 356 0

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Popularity of Kiera as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kiera

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  • How Popular is the name Kiera? Kiera is the 1,690th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kiera have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19,757 babies born with the first name Kiera in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kiera to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kiera? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1963 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Kiera first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kiera is Thursday, March 5th, 1925.
  • What year had the most people named Kiera born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kiera was in 2007 with a total of 1,147 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kiera!
  • Random Kiera Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kiera ranks 99th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 6 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Kiera: Your name in reverse order is Areik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ireka. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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