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What does Chiana mean?

Chiana Pronunciation of Chiana [chi-ana] as a name for girls has its root in Native American Indian, and the meaning of the name Chiana is "unintelligible speakers". Chiana is a version of Cheyenne (Native American Indian): from the French name "shaiyena".


Chiana has 1 variant: Chianna.

4 more alternative forms via Cheyenne: Chayan, Cheyanna, Chyanne and Shyann.

Creative forms:
(female) Chaana, Chiney, ..

(male) Chien, Chiian, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chiana Maribel (C.M.), ..

How popular is Chiana?

Chiana is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Chiana is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Cheyenne (#347 last year), Shyann, Chyanne and Cheyanna are the popular varying forms of Chiana (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Chianna, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Chiana was common in 1996 (adoption of 0.3%) and is now much reduced (adoption 0.1%, 83%), with forms such as Cheyenne becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cheyanna, Cheyenne, Chyanne, Shyann in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cheyenne outside U.S.

Similar Names

Chiana is alike in pronunciation to Canna, Kayana, Keana, Keeana, Keiana, Kiahna, Kiana, Kiani, Kianna, Kiauna, Kina, Kinna, Kiona, Qiana, Quiana and Quianna. Other recommended names are Aliana, Aviana, Briana, Cain, Cariana, Chaanah, Chaba, Chanae, Chanah, Chanda, Chaney, Chanha, Chani, Chania, Chaniya, Chanta, Chanya, Chanyah, Chava, Chaya, Chenay, Chesna, Chiara, Chiarina, Chiarra, China, Chinara, Chuma, Chyna, Chynna, Ciana, Cianna, Ciara, Cinny, Cliara, Cliona, Cyanea, Dahiana, Diana, Eliana, Gaiana, Giana, Idiana, Iliana, Iriana, Jiana, Oliana, Philana, Rhiana, Rhiane, Rhiann, Rhianna, Riana, Shana, Shianna, Shifana, Shiona, Thana and Viana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Chiana.

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