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What does Kiara mean?

Kiara Pronunciation of Kiara [kiara] as a girls' name is pronounced kee-AR-ah. It is of Irish origin, and the meaning of Kiara is "black". Variant of Ciara. Feminine of Kieran.

Associated with: irish, black.


Kiara has 4 variants: Keearra, Keira, Kiarra and Kierra.

Related girl names: Kia and Chiara.

Kiara has 19 more different relations via Ciara: Ceara, Cearaa, Cearia, Cearra, Chiara, Ciaara, Ciaran, Ciarra, Ciarrah, Cieara, Ciearra, Ciera, Cieria, Cierra, Keara, Kiera, Searra, Siara and Sierra.

Creative forms:
(female) Kimara, Kioara, ..

(male) Kiarat, Kika, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kiara Saylor (K.S.), ..

How popular is Kiara?

Kiara is a very prominent first name for females (#1885 out of 4276, Top 44%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Charted below is the birth name history of Kiara for girls. Kiara was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #78 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is presently at #399. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kiara name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Keira (#245 from current records), Sierra (#408), Kiera (#639), Ciara (#757), Kierra (#1574), Chiara (#1863), Cierra (#1864), Siara, Kiarra, Ceara, Ciarra, Ciera, Keara and Kia are the popular related forms of Kiara (#399 from current records). These forms of Kiara were at the height of their popularity 2 decades ago (median #823) and have become much less popular since (#1449, 77.7%), with versions like Cierra falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kiara, Ceara, Chiara, Ciara, Ciarra in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ciera, Cierra, Keara, Keira, Kia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kiarra, Kiera, Kierra, Siara, Sierra in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kiara is pronounced similarly to Caera, Cara, Carah, Cari, Caro, Chiarra, Kaira, Kara, Kari, Karie, Karrah, Karri, Kary, Keri, Kerra, Kerri, Kerria, Kiri, Kiria, Kirra, Kirya, Korri, Korry, Kyrha and Kyrra. Other suggested similar names are Adara, Amara, Bara, Cira, Citara, Cliara, Eigra, Kala, Kama, Kamara, Kanara, Karan, Karas, Karla, Karma, Karna, Keala, Kiah, Kiahna, Kiana, Kiandra, Kiauna, Kiba, Kilea, Kimana, Kimba, Kindra, Kiona, Kisha, Kitara, Kitra, Kiva, Klara, Klari, Klarra, Kliara, Klyara, Lara, Liora, Meara, Mirra, Mitra, Piera, Sidra, Siera, Teara, Tiara, Tifara, Yara and Zinara. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kiara.

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