What does Kiera mean?
Kiera /kie-ra/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Irish, Gaelic and Greek origin, and the name Kiera means "black; lord". Kiera is a variant transcription of Ciara (Irish, Gaelic). Kiera is also a variation of Kira (Greek).
Kiera▲ has 19 more related forms via Ciara, Kira: Ceara, Cearaa, Cearia, Cearra, Chiara, Ciaara, Ciaran, Ciarra, Ciarrah, Cieara, Ciearra, Ciera▼, Cieria, Cierra▼, Cierrah, Kiriana, Searra, Siara and Sierra▲.Kreatif forms: Kieka, Kiela. [more]
How popular is Kiera?
Kiera is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2363 out of 4276, Top 55%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Kiera for girls. Kiera was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #293 in the U.S. in 2007, and is at #592 currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Kiera and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Kiera (#592 in 2014) are Keira (#228 in 2014), Kira (#350), Sierra (#352), Kiara (#353), Ciara (#673), Ciera, Cierra, Kierra, Keara and Ciarra. Variants like Searra are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names reached its highest in the year 1999 (usage of 0.5449%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.3138%, down 42.4%), with the forms Ciara, Kierra, Ciera and Cierra becoming less trendy. The trendier girl names among these are Kira (#350), Kiara (#353), Keira (#228), Sierra (#352) and Kiera (#592). (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Kiera▲ is pronounced similarly to Caera, Kaara, Kaira, Kara▲, Karra, Kera, Keri▼, Kerra, Kiarra▼, Kiri, Kora▲, Kyra▲ and Kyrra. Other recommended similar baby names are Kitra, Piera, Siera and Tiera▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kiera.