Kiera Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Kiera:
Feminine form of Kieran, an Anglicized form of the Irish Ciarán, which is derived from the Gaelic ciar (black) and the diminutive suffix -an: hence, "little dark one." The name was originally bestowed upon those babies born with dark hair or a dark complexion.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Kizzy, Kizz, Key, KiKi, kitkat
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It is commonly used for little girls
with dark hair or complexion
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similar to Keira Knightly (Pirates of the Caribbean, Pride & Prejudice, Love Actually, Domino, etc)
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