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Girl Name: Kira

Name: Kira
Pronunciation: \k(i)-ra\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: lord
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Kara, Kaira, Kiara, Kora, Kera, Keira, Kiri
Variant forms: Keera, Kiera, Kierra, Kiria, Kiriah, Kiriana, Kirya, Kirra
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1165


Kira \k(i)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced KEER-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Kira is "lord". Variant of Kyra. Made familiar by the character Major Kira on the TV series "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine".

Kira has 8 variant forms: Keera, Kiera, Kierra, Kiria, Kiriah, Kiriana, Kirya and Kirra.

Baby names that sound like Kira are Kara, Kaira, Kiara, Kora, Kera, Keira and Kiri.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Kira.


Kira is a very popular first name for women (#1165 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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