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Kia

What does Kia mean?

Kia Pronunciation of Kia [kia] as a girls' name is pronounced KEE-uh. It is of American origin. Short form of Kiana and Kiara.

Variations

Kia has 1 variant: Kiah.

Kia has 14 more related forms via Kiana, Kiara: Keiana, Keira, Keona, Kiahna, Kiani, Kianna, Kianni, Kiarra, Kiauna, Kierra, Kiona, Kionah, Kioni and Kionna.

Creative forms:
(female) Kaa, Kika, ..

(male) Kika, Kin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kia Eryn (K.E.), ..

How popular is Kia?

Kia is a very prominent first name for females (#1427 out of 4276, Top 33%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#48196 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name statistics of Kia for girls. Kia was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #648 in the U.S. in 1993, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kia outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Kia are Keira (#245 the previous year), Keona, Kiah, Kiana (#972), Kianna (#1858), Kiara (#399), Kiarra, Kierra (#1574) and Kiona. Adoption of these relations of Kia was well-received among parents in 1999 (usage of 0.41%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.14%, 66%), with versions like Kiarra becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kia, Keira, Keona, Kiah, Kiana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kianna, Kiara, Kiarra, Kierra, Kiona in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Keira, Kiara outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kia is pronounced similarly to Cai, Cay, Coe, Ka-, Kaeya, Kai, Kaia, Kay, Kaya and Kaye. Other recommended names are Gia, Kiba, Kim, Kina, Kira, Kit, Kiva, Lia, Mia, Nia, Pia, Ria, Tia, Xia and Zia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kia.

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