Origin:Greek
Popularity:784
Meaning:Mistress, lady
Kira is a feminine name with origins around the world. In Greek, Kira comes from the masculine word kyrios, meaning “lord,” so Kira means “mistress, lady.” In Sanskrit, Kira may be related to Kiram, which means “beam of light.” A popular association with the name Kira is from the Irish Ciara, meaning “black.” Kira is also a popular name in Japan, where it means “glittery, shining.” Kira is light and lovely, and beloved worldwide for a good reason. Other ways to spell this beautiful title include Kirra, Kiera, Keera, and Kirah. Whichever variation you choose will be a wonderful choice for baby.

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