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Name Kira

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About the name Kira in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:Russian
Topics:Asteroid 1156 Kira, discovered 1928
US 2015 rank:#359     ... 359:Allyson, 360:Felicity, 361:Kira, 362:Briella, 363:Kamryn ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Kíra, Akira, Akira, Eira, Hira, Ira, Kara, Keira, Kia, Kiara     Details
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About Cyrus/Kyra, the group of names with the same origin as Kira

Language of origin:Old Persian
Info about origin, male:from the Greek form of the Persian name Kurus or Kurush, the name of several kings in ancient Persia
 the most famous of these kings was Cyrus the Great (529 BC)
 the meaning of the name is not known for sure
 the early Christians saw the name as connected to the Greek word kyrios (Lord)
Words:kyrios = the lord  Old Greek
Topics:Words
Variants' top ranks:17:Kyra India 2014,  45:Kíra Hungary 2006,  61:Kira Hungary 2013,  436:Cyrus USA 2013
Old/original forms:Kurus Old Persian, Kurush Old Persian, Kyros Old Greek
Name variants:Cyra, Kira, Kíra, Kyra, Ciro, Cyrus, Kyros   Sortable list   Details
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HungaryGraph2015 92,  2014 83,  2013 612012 65,  2011 63,  2010 72,  2009 78,  2008 71
Switzerland 1997 684
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 3711980-1989 420
USA yearlyGraph2015 359,  2014 350,  2013 357,  2012 359,  2011 333,  2010 308,  2009 299,  2008 251,  2007 269,  2006 248,  2005 2412004 275,  2003 286,  2002 277,  2001 286,  2000 292,  1999 284,  1998 274,  1997 324,  1996 371,  1995 388,  1994 379,  1993 388
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