Keir \Keir\, n. See {Kier}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Keir — steht für: Keir (Ort), einen Ort in Schottland Keir ist der Nachname von folgenden Personen: Anna Keir (* um 1910), kanadische Badmintonspielerin James Keir (1735–1820), britischer Chemiker Andrew Keir (1926–1997), schottischer Schauspieler Keir… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Keir —    KEIR, or Kier, a parish, in the county of Dumfries, 2 miles (S. W.) from Thornhill; containing, with the village of Barjarg, 984 inhabitants. This parish is supposed to derive its name from the British word Caer, signifying a fort, used in… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Keir — m Scottish: transferred use of the surname, in origin a variant of KERR (SEE Kerr). In some cases, the name may be chosen in honour of the trade unionist and first Labour MP, James Keir Hardie (1856–1915), whose mother s maiden name was Keir …   First names dictionary

  • Keir — Keir, properly Keir Mill, is a small village in the region of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, one mile south of Penpont. It was founded in the late eighteenth century.The village was the birthplace of Kirkpatrick Macmillan, the inventor of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Keir — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Keir est un nom porté notamment par: Andrew Keir (1926 1997), acteur britannique; Jack Keir (né en 1958), homme politique canadien; James Keir (1735 1820) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Keir — This is a famous Scottish clan surname, with two possible origins. Now recorded almost equally in the spelling of Keir and Kier, the original spelling as can be seen in the first recording as show below, was Ker and subsequently Kar, Keire, and… …   Surnames reference

  • keir — /kear/, n. kier. * * * …   Universalium

  • keir — /kɪə/ (say kear) noun → kier …   Australian English dictionary

  • keir — /kear/, n. kier …   Useful english dictionary

  • Keir Dillon — is a 30 year old professional snowboarder specializing in Halfpipe. He is married and resides in San Diego, California. Dillon has been in competition since 1997 but had suffered a torn labrum in his left shoulder in 2006, keeping him off the… …   Wikipedia

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