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, ..
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 statistics of Kaia for girls. 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.