What does Ciera mean?
Ciera /ci-era/ [2 sylls.] 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 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 (usage of 0.5331%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.3113%, ▼41.6%), 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. 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, 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.