[ 3 syll. ya-ki-ra, yak-ira ] The baby girl name Yakira is pronounced as Yaa-KIH-Rah †. Yakira's language of origin is Hebrew and it is also predominantly used in Hebrew. The name Yakira means 'beloved, expensive, precious'. Yakira is the feminine form of the Hebrew Yakar.
Yakira has 15 forms. Forms of the name include Yahaira, Yahara, Yahayra, Yahira, Yajaira, Yajara, Yajayra, Yajira, Yakeera, Yakeira, Yakiera, Yakirah, and Yakyra. The contracted forms Kira (Hebrew) and Yaki (Hebrew) are foreign variants.
Yakira is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2012, among the family of girl names directly related to Yakira, Kira was the most widely used.
† English pronunciation for Yakira: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"