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).
(female) Kayia, Keia, ..
(male) Kaiaan, Kaiali, .. Middle name pairings:
Kaia Alba (K.A.), ..
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)
Kaia entered the list in 1998 and reached its top rank of #446 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Kaia (#446 from recent data) are Kai (#895 from recent data) and Kaya (#856). Adoption of these relations of Kaia was well-received among parents in 2015 (average #732). Kaya has historically been a favorite of parents, though Kaia is currently the most fashionable.
Kaia▲ is pronounced similarly to Cai, Cay, Caye, Ka-, Kaeya, Kay▼, Kaye▼, Kia▼ and Kiah. Other suggested similar names are Abia, Amaia, Ania, Azia, Basia, Daria, Evia, Gaia, Galia, Kace, Kacia, Kacie▼, Kade, Kadi, Kadia, Kadija, Kaela▼, Kaija, Kaila▼, Kaira, Kait, Kala▼, Kalea, Kalia, Kalina, Kalisa, Kama, Kamila▲, Kara▼, Karas, Kari▼, Karisa, Karmia, Kas, Kasia, Kass, Kasya, Kata, Kathia, Katia, Katla, Katya, Kayla▼, Kazia, Keana, Kena, Kenia▲, Kesia, Kevia, Kezia, Kiara▼, Kina, Klara, Kris▼, Lakia, Maia▲, Mia▲, Naia, Nia▲, Olia, Pavia, Pazia, Rania, Samia, Tia▼ and Xavia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kaia.See names in meaning and etymology.