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:
(female) Kaana, Kini, ..
(male) Kianadi, Kianat, ..
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 1970-1979 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 2000 are Anna (#34 from recent data), Ana (#222), Kianna (#1917), 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, 92% 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, Aivana, Aiyana, Alana▲, Aliana▲, Amana, Brana, Briana▼, Deana▼, Diana▼, Dianna▼, Dyana, Dzana, Evana, Giana▲, Hinna, Idiana, Ivana, Jeana, Jiana, Jilana, Juana, Kama, Katana, Kiara▼, Kimana, Kine, Kitra, Kiva, Lana▲, Leana, Liahna, Liana▲, Linna, Miyana, Nana, Nina, Oriana, Riana, Rihana, Seana, Shana▼, Siana, Sianna, Siena▲, Signa, Sina, Tana, Teana, Thana, Tiana, Tina▼, Tiona, Viana, Vina▼, Viona, Zana and Zina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kiana.