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Contributor Contrib.the dying daylight on 6/22/2012
Manx diminutive of Katherine and cognate of Kate and Katie. It also may be inspired by the Manx word kirree meaning "sheep", and is found as the subject of two Manx folk songs: 'Ny Kirree Fo 'Niaghtey' (English: 'The Sheep Under the Snow') and 'O Kirree T'ou Goll Dy Faagail Mee' ('Oh Kirree, Thou Wilt Leave Me').