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What does Tierra mean?

Tierra Pronunciation of Tierra [tier-ra] as a girls' name is pronounced tee-AIR-ah. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Tierra is "earth". Geography name that rhymes with Sierra.

Associated with: earth.


Tierra has 5 variants: Tiera, Tierre, Tierrea, Tierria and Tiyaira.

Affiliated girl names: Eartha and Terra.

4 more relations via Sierra: Ciara, Ciera, Cierra and Siera.

Creative forms:
(female) Tierma, Tierna, ..

(male) Tierry, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tierra Abbigail (T.A.), ..

How popular is Tierra?

Tierra is a very prominent first name for females (#1666 out of 4276, Top 39%) and a slightly less prominent surname for all people (#124109 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Tierra entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #320 in the U.S. in 1993, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Sierra (#408 last year), Ciara (#757), Cierra (#1864), Terra, Tiera, Siera, Ciera and Eartha are the prominent related forms of Tierra. Adoption of these forms of Tierra was widespread 2 decades ago (average #783) and has become significantly diminished since (#1669, down 90.2%), with versions like Tierra becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tierra, Ciara, Ciera, Cierra, Eartha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Siera, Sierra, Terra, Tiera in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tierra is pronounced similarly to Tarra, Tarrah, Taura, Teara, Tera, Terah, Terea, Teri, Terie, Terrah, Terree, Terrey, Terri, Terrie, Terry, Terrya, Tiara, Tiarah, Tiarra, Tora, Toria, Torri, Torry, Tyra and Tyria. Other suggested similar names are Ciarra, Cieara, Ciearra, Cieria, Cierrah, Diedra, Kerra, Kiarra, Kiera, Kierra, Kirra, Mirra, Piera, Pietra, Tahira, Tedra, Tersa, Terza, Therma, Thersa, Thora, Thyra, Tiare, Tiberia, Tiernan, Tiersa, Tierza, Tiesha, Tifara, Timora, Tirza, Trea, Treia and Treya. These names tend to be less frequently used than Tierra.

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