What does Kiana mean?
Kiana /ki-ana/ as a girls' name is pronounced kee-AHN-ah. It is of American origin. Modern name. May be a favored prefix name or a variant of Kian, an Irish Gaelic name meaning "ancient". Also possibly related to Anna. Kiana is especially favored in Hawaii, perhaps as a rhyming variant of the popular Keanu, a boy's name made familiar by actor Keanu Reeves. Keona is also a male name. See also Ciana and Keena.
Kiana has 1 masculine form: Keon.Kreatif forms: Kiaka, Kiala, Kiama. [more]
How popular is Kiana?
Kiana is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2611 out of 4276, Top 61%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Kiana for girls. Kiana entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak position of #190 in the U.S. in the year 1996, and is presently at #909. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Kiana and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Kiana (#909 from recent data) rated in the Top 1000 are Anna (#34 from recent data), Ana (#222), Quiana, Kianna, Kia and Keanna. These forms of Kiana were popular as baby names in the year 1995 (median #538) and are somewhat less common today (#737, 43% less). Anna is a perennial favorite, though Ana has become popular as well over time, while Kiana, Kia and Kianna have lost favor. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Kiana▼ is alike in pronunciation to Canna, Chiana, Chianna, Kani, Kayana, Kena, Keni, Kenia▼, Kenna, Kennah, Kennia, Kennya, Kenya▼, Kina, Kinna, Konny and Qiana. Other suggested similar baby names are Aina, Dana▼, Diana▲, Dianda, Dianna▼, Duana, Eliana▲, Etana, Giana▲, Jiana, Kaala, Kama, Kamea, Kami▼, Kayann, Keyne, Kiara▲, Kim▼, Kimana, Kimi, Kimm, Kimme, Kimmy, Kimy, Kine, Kitra, Liana▲, Luana, Riana, Siana, Tiana▲, Viana and Zigana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kiana.