Kira: baby girl name meaning and popularity


Said to be a feminine form of the name Kiran, which is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, this name means "beam of light." Hopefully she’ll sleep at least until that first beam of light shines through her window in the mornings.


Ki, Kia.

Famous people named Kira:

Former princesses Kira of Prussia and Kira of Russia; daughter of singer Joey McIntyre; Olympic swimmer Kira Bulten; actress and TV host Kira Reed; Finnish writer Kira Poutanen; Danish singer Kira Skav; German beach volleyball player Kira Walkenhorst.

Fun fact:

Kira is also said to mean “princess, ruler” in Greek and “glittery, shiny” in Japanese.

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