Meaning and name origin
Cierra \ci(er)-ra\ as a girl's name is of Irish, Gaelic and Spanish origin, and the meaning of Cierra is "black; saw". Cierra is a variant of Ciara (Irish, Gaelic): modern feminine form of Ciaran (from "ciar"), the name of two major Irish saints. Also a variant of Sierra (Spanish): place name for the western mountains.
Cierra is a very popular first name for females (#1751 out of 4276, Top 41%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Cierra for girls. Cierra reached its highest rank of #180 in the U.S. in 1997. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Cierra and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Sierra (#352), Ciara (#673), Cierra, Ciera and Ciarra. (2014 statistics).
Cierra▼ is also pronounced similarly to Ceira, Cera, Cerea, Ceria, Cerria and Cira. Other suggested similar baby names are Caera, Cherri, Cherry▼, Chiarra, Kierra▼ and Tierra▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cierra.