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This article is about the name. For other uses, see Kirsi (disambiguation).
Kirsi Ylijoki, Finnish actress
Kirsi Kunnas, Finnish poet
Kirsi Heikkinen, Finnish women's football referee

Kirsi is a Finnish female given name. Its nameday is celebrated on 24 July.[1] It began to be used in the 1940s, and it reached its peak of popularity in the 1960s and 1970s. As of 2013 there are 23,000 women with this name in Finland.[2]

Origin and variants[edit]

The name Kirsi originated as a short form of Kristiina, Finnish version of Christina or Kirsikka which means cherry in Finnish. It also means frost in Finnish.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people with this name include: