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What does Kia mean?

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 19 more related forms via Kiana, Kiara: Keanna, Keearra, Keiana, Keira, Keona, Keonna, Kiahna, Kiani, Kianna, Kianni, Kiarra, Kiauna, Kierra, Kiona, Kionah, Kioni, Kionna, Quiana and Quianna.


Popularity

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 popularity 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 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kia name in U.S.

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

Prominent varying forms of Kia are Keanna, Keira (#228 the previous year), Kiana (#909), Kianna, Kiara (#353), Kiarra, Kierra and Quiana. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak in 1999 (usage of 0.3268%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.1678%, down 48.7%), with the versions Kia, Kiana, Kianna, Kiarra and Kierra becoming somewhat dated. Keira (#228) and Kiara (#353) are two of the more trendy names for newborns among these. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Kia and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Keanna, Keira, Kia, Kiana, Kianna, Kiara, Kiarra, Kierra, Quiana in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Kia is pronounced similarly to Ka-, Kai, Kaia, Kay and Kaya. Other recommended similar baby names are Gia, KC, 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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