What does Kiana mean?
Kiana [kiana] 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.
1 masculine form: Keon.Creative forms:
(female) Kaana, Kaiana, ..
(male) Kiak, Kianat, .. Middle name pairings:
Kiana Elly (K.E.), ..
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)
Kiana entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #190 in the U.S. in the year 1996, and is presently at #972. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Kiana (#972 from recent data) rated in the Top 2000 are Anna (#44 from recent data), Ana (#211), Kianna (#1858), Kiah, Kiona, Quiana, Kia, Keona, Cianna, Ciana, Keana, Keanna, Keena and Keonna. These forms of Kiana were popular as baby names during the years 1880-1889 (median #1785) and have become much less common since (#1672, 93% less usage).
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 names are Aina, Aiyana, Aliana▲, Amana, Aviana▲, Bina, Brana, Dhana, Diahna, Diana▼, Dianna▼, Dzana, Fina, Giana, Hana▲, Ioana, Jana▼, Jiana, Jianna, Jina, Joana▼, Kaia▲, Kala▼, Kama, Kiara▼, Kiba, Kilea, Kimana, Kine, Kiva, Lana▲, Leana, Leiana, Liana▲, Luana, Nana, Nina, Oriana, Osana, Riana, Rihana, Seana, Shana▼, Siana, Sianna, Siena▲, Signa, Sina, Tana, Teana, Thana, Tiana, Tiona, Viana, Vina▼, Viona, Zana and Zina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kiana.See names in meaning and etymology.