What does Kiana mean?
Kiana \ki(a)-na\ 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 22 more different forms via Anna, Ciana, Keena: Ana▲, Ania, Anique, Anja, Ann▼, Annabeth, Annah, Annalee, Annamarie, Anneke, Annemarie▼, Annet, Annica, Annika▲, Annmarie▼, Anoesj, Anouska, Cianna, Hania, Keana, Keeana and Nani.
Kiana has 1 masculine form: Keon.
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 last year) rated in the Top 1000 are Anna (#34 last year), Ana (#222), Annika (#576), Ann (#945), Annalee (#987), Kianna, Quiana, Kia, Annmarie, Annamarie, Annemarie and Keanna. This girl name was at the height of its popularity in the year 1997 and has become much less popular since, with forms such as Kiana, Ann, Kianna, Annmarie and Annemarie falling out of style. Ana (#222) and Annika (#576) are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names among these, with Ana going through a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Kiana▼ is alike in pronunciation to Chiana, Kani, Kayana, Kena, Kenna, Kina, Kinna and Qiana. Other suggested similar baby names are Diana▲, Giana▲, Jiana, Kama, Kiara▲, Kimana, Kine, Liana▲, Riana, Siana, Tiana▲ and Viana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kiana.