Meaning and Name Origin
Ciera \ci(e)-ra\ as a girls' name. The meaning of Ciera is "black; saw". Ciera is a derivative of Ciara (Irish, Gaelic). Ciera is also a form of Sierra (Spanish): place name for the western mountains.
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)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Ciera and related names. Prominent alternative forms of Ciera listed in the Top 1000 are Ciara (#673 a year ago), Ciarra, Cierra, Keara, Keira (#228), Kiara (#353), Kiera (#592) and Sierra (#352). Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread in the year 2005 and has become much lower since, with the versions Ciara, Ciera and Cierra becoming less trendy. Keira (#228), Kiara (#353), Kiera (#592) and Sierra (#352) are four of the more fashionable birth names in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Ciera▼ is alike in pronunciation to Ceira, Cera, Cerea, Ceri, Ceria, Cira, Ciri, Cyra and Sera. Other suggested similar baby names are Caera, Cara▼, Chara, Cher, Cheray, Chere, Cheri▼, Chery, Cora▲, Piera and Tiera▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ciera.