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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 2013 rank:#357     ... 355:Jane, 356:Maddison, 357:Kira, 358:Carmen, 359:Lucille ...     Full US 2013 list
Similarly written:Kíra, Akira, Akira, Eira, Ira, Kara, Keira, Kia, Kiara, Kiera     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:45:Kíra Hungary 2006,  63:Kira Hungary 2011,  91:Kyra Netherlands 2008,  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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Popularity lists that contain the name Kira

SeriesRankings
Hungary2012 65,  2011 632010 72,  2009 78,  2008 71
Switzerland1997 684
USA decades1990-1999 3711980-1989 420
USA yearly2013 357,  2012 359,  2011 333,  2010 308,  2009 299,  2008 251,  2007 267,  2006 249,  2005 2412004 274,  2003 285,  2002 277,  2001 285,  2000 295,  1999 288,  1998 274,  1997 323,  1996 370,  1995 387,  1994 379
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