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What does Kaia mean?

Kaia Pronunciation of Kaia as a name for girls is of Hawaiian derivation, and the meaning of the name Kaia is "the sea; restful place, yew tree, forgiveness; home; stone; willow, wise child; the one with the beautiful body, profile". Kaia is an alternate spelling of Kai (Hawaiian): see also Kay. Kaia is also a variation of Kaya (Japanese, Zulu, Turkish, Hopi, Hindi).


ASSOCIATED WITH sea, yew (tree), stone (rock), wise, beautiful




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How popular is Kaia?

Kaia is an uncommon first name for women. Kaia is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Kaia entered the list in 1998 and reached its top rank of #313 in the U.S. in the year 2018. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Kaia (#313 FROM RECENT DATA) are Kai (#854) and Kaya (#1024). Adoption of these relations of Kaia was well-received among parents in 2018 (AVERAGE #730). Kaia has historically been a favorite of parents, though Kai has grown popular as well over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaia, Kai, Kaya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kaia and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kaia is pronounced similarly to Cai, Cay, Caye, Ka-, Kaeya, Kay, Kaye, Kia and Kiah. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abia, Amaia, Ania, Azia, Basia, Daria, Evia, Gaia, Galia, Kace, Kacia, Kacie, Kade, Kadi, Kadia, Kadija, Kaela, Kaija, Kaila, Kaira, Kait, Kala, Kalea, Kalia, Kalina, Kalisa, Kama, Kamila, Kara, Karas, Kari, Karisa, Karmia, Kas, Kasia, Kass, Kasya, Kata, Kathia, Katia, Katla, Katya, Kayla, Kazia, Keana, Kena, Kenia, Kesia, Kevia, Kezia, Kiara, Kina, Klara, Kris, Lakia, Maia, Mia, Naia, Nia, Olia, Pavia, Pazia, Rania, Samia, Tia and Xavia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kaia.

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