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What does Kiana mean?

Kiana Pronunciation of Kiana 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH modern, ancient (old)


VARIANTS Keanna, Keiana, Keona, Keonna, Kia, Kiah, Kiahna, Kiani, Kianna, Kianni, Kiauna, Kiona, Kionah, Kioni, Kionna, Quiana, Quianna

OTHER FORMS VIA ANNA, CIANA, KEENA Ana, Cianna, Hania, Keana, Keeana, Nani


(female) Kini, ..

(male) Kiak, ..

Kiana Jaleah (K.J.), ..

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)

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 #890. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Kiana (#890 FROM RECENT DATA) rated in the Top 2000 are Anna (#54), Ana (#215), Kianna (#1804), Ciana, Cianna, Keana, Keanna, Keena, Keona, Keonna, Kia, Kiah, Kiona and Quiana. These forms of Kiana were popular as baby names during the years 1880-1889 (MEDIAN #1785) and have become much less common since (#1664, 88% LESS USAGE).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kiana, Ana, Anna, Ciana, Cianna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keana, Keanna, Keena, Keona, Keonna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kia, Kiah, Kianna, Kiona, Quiana in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kiana is alike in pronunciation to Canna, Chiana, Chianna, Kani, Kayana, Keana, Keeana, Kena, Keni, Kenia, Kenna, Kennah, Kennia, Kennya, Kenya, Kina, Kinna, Konny and Qiana. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aina, Aiyana, Aliana, Amana, Bina, Brana, Deana, Diana, Dianna, Dyana, Dzana, Evana, Giana, Hana, Hinna, Idiana, Ivana, Jeana, Jiana, Juana, Kala, Kama, Katana, Kiara, Kiba, Kimana, Kine, Kitra, Kiva, Lana, Leana, Liahna, Liana, Linna, Mirna, Nana, Nina, Oriana, Riana, Rihana, Seana, Shana, Siana, Sianna, Siena, Signa, Sina, Tana, Thana, Tiana, Tiona, Viana, Vina, Viona, Zana and Zina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kiana.