Popularity:11393
Origin:Gaelic
Meaning:dark; dusky
Closely related to the Irish Ciarán, Keir is a Gaelic masculine name that means "dark." Born from the Irish ciar, Keir cuts a brooding figure who finds comfort in the deeper recesses of their mind. Mysterious and haunting, Keir may soon find pride of place adorned on a profound work of art or gothic prose to rival Bram Stoker.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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