What does Ciera mean?
Ciera /ci-era/ as a girls' name is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Ciera is "black; saw". Ciera is a version of Ciara (Irish, Gaelic) with the suffix -era. Ciera is also a form of Sierra (Spanish): place name for the western mountains.
How popular is Ciera?
Ciera is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2463 out of 4276, Top 58%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Ciera for girls. Ciera entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #374 in the U.S. in the year 1993, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent alternative forms of Ciera listed in the Top 1000 are Ciara (#673 via latest list), Ciarra, Cierra, Keara, Keira (#228), Kiara (#353), Kiera (#592) and Sierra (#352). Adoption of these forms of Ciera was more pronounced in the year 2005 (average #466) and is somewhat lower today (#688, ▼41.6%), with the versions Ciara, Ciera and Cierra becoming less trendy. Keira, Kiara, Kiera and Sierra are four of the more fashionable birth names in this list. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Ciera and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Ciera▼ is alike in pronunciation to Ceira, Cera, Cerea, Ceri, Ceria, Cerria, Cira, Ciri, Cyra, Cyrah, Sahra, Saira, Sairah, Sara, Sarah, Sarai▲, Sarha, Sari, Saria, Sarra, Sarrah, Seara, Seeria, Sera, Serah, Siri, Siria, Suri, Syria, Zahra, Zahrah, Zaira, Zara▲, Zarah, Zaria▼, Zarria, Zary, Zarya, Zayeera, Zayra, Zohra, Zora▼, Zorah, Zorrah and Zorya. Other suggested similar baby names are Caera, Cara▼, Carah, Cari▼, Caro, Carri, Carry, Cary, Char, Chara, Chari, Charo, Cheeara, Cher, Cheray, Chere, Cheree, Cherey, Cheri▼, Cherie▼, Cherri, Cherry▼, Chery, Cherye, Chiarra, Cor, Cora▲, Cori▼, Corri, Corry, Cory, Cree, Piera and Tiera▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ciera.