What does Kaia mean?
Kaia /ka-ia/ as a name for girls is of Hawaiian derivation, and the meaning of the name Kaia is "the sea; restful place, yew tree, forgiveness; home; stone; willow, wise child; the one with the beautiful body, profile". Kaia is an alternate spelling of Kai (Hawaiian): see also Kay. Kaia is also a variation of Kaya (Japanese, Zulu, Turkish, Hopi, Hindi).
VariationsKreatif forms: Keia. [more]
How popular is Kaia?
Kaia is an uncommon first name for women. Kaia is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Kaia for girls. Kaia entered the list in 2000 and reached its top rank of #546 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is presently at #551. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Popular related forms of Kaia (#551 2 years ago) are Kai (#1000 2 years ago) and Kaya. Adoption of these relations of Kaia was well-received among parents in 2002 (average #710) and is almost as widespread today (#850, ▼48.3%). Kaia has historically been a favorite of parents, and Kaya has become less popular. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kaia and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Kaia▲ is pronounced similarly to Cai, Ka-, Kaeya, Kay▼, Kaye▼, Kia▼ and Kiah. Other suggested similar baby names are Gaia, Kacia, Kadia, Kaija, Kaila▼, Kaira, Kait, Kala▼, Kalia, Kama, Kara▲, Kasia, Kata, Katia▼, Kazia, Maia▲ and Naia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kaia.