What does Kaia mean?
Kaia /ka-ia/ [3 sylls.] 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, Khaia, Koeia. [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 last year) are Kai (#1000 last year) and Kaya. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak in 2002 (usage of 0.2893%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.1497%, ▼48.3%), with the form Kaya becoming less in vogue. Kaia (#551) is the most chic baby name in this list. 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.