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Chiara meaning and name origin

Chiara \chi(a)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced kee-AH-ra. It is of Italian and Latin origin, and the meaning of Chiara is "bright, famous". Variant of Clara. Name of several Italian saints, most notably Clare of Assisi (13th century), and follower of Francis of Assisi and founder of the order of nuns known as the Poor Clares. See also Ciara.

Chiara has 4 variant forms: Chiarina, Chiarra, Kiara and Kiarra.

For more information, see also the related name Claire.

Baby names that sound like Chiara are Cara, Kara, Kaira, Kaara, Carah, Caera, Cary, Cari, Caro, Kiera, Keira, Keara, Cora, Kira and Kirra.

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Popularity of Chiara

Chiara is not a popular first name for women but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#86787 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Chiara compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Chiara only.

Popularity of name Chiara
Popularity of name Chiara
Popularity of Chiara
Popularity of Chiara