Keira

Keira - A very unique female name



  Aug 19,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Keira, meaning little dark one, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1971 on position #2356. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Keira and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Keira? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Keira. The baby girl name Keira was given to 1,631 baby girls in 2012, ranking #190 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 866 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Keira peaked in popularity 12 years ago in 2006 on position 108.



Famous with this name

Keira Knightley
Keira Daniels
Keira Wingate


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Keira is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Keira is currently topping the baby name charts in Delaware at position #81 - and is the least popular in Mississippi at position #500.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Keira is where you live.


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Keira origin and meaning

Keira is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means little dark one. To see famous people named Keira, pop culture references for the name Keira and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Keira

We've found the following names that sound similar to Keira, sorted by popularity.

Kara / Kari / Kerry / Kiara / Kerri / Kyra / Keri / Kira / Kiera / Kierra /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012190
2011175
2010165
2009141
2008123
2007128
2006108
2005232
2004260
2003613
2002948
20011033
2000986
19991087
19981151
19971137
19961340
19951628
19941308
19931380
19921256
19911323
19901845
19891666
19882256
19871874
19862056
19851526
19842211
19833398
19821746
19813409
19803378
19792485
19782517
19773143
19762104
19751401
19741546
19722311
19712356

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Delaware81
Vermont92
New Hampshire94
Alaska98
Massachusetts112
Minnesota113
Wisconsin114
Pennsylvania115
Washington127
South Dakota128
Rhode Island134
Maine138
Connecticut138
North Dakota143
New Jersey146
Oregon150
Colorado157
New York158
Nebraska178
Kentucky179
Arizona180
Nevada191
California191
Oklahoma194
Illinois195
Michigan197
Maryland209
Hawaii211
New Mexico212
Ohio215
Idaho215
West Virginia221
Missouri221
Montana225
Indiana226
Kansas232
Iowa235
Florida239
Arkansas272
Virginia272
Tennessee294
North Carolina299
Texas300
Utah315
Alabama333
South Carolina349
Louisiana393
Georgia475
Mississippi500

Even more about Keira


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Keira a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Keira?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2006
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Keira
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 866
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1971
2012 births +1,631

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