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Girl Names Starting with Ki-

Ki- baby names and what they mean, with 47 results. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex 58 years ago (USAGE OF 2.13%) and has become much less since (USAGE 0.3%, 86.1%), with names like Kiarra falling out of fashion. Kimber (#597) is the most chic girl name in this compilation, while Kies (TOP 11%) and Kin (12%) are conventional Ki- surnames. Here is the list of Ki- names for boys.

Ki- names

Kia - Kindall | Kindra - Kissie | Kit - Kizzy

Kia - Kindall

Kia and variants

Kia1, var. Kiah1
Source fr. American language. Short form of Kiana and Kiara. Less widespread today. Kiah was the variation last recorded (2005) in the Top 2000.


Var. of Ciana. Stems fr. Italian word. "Light." Kyana is also a slightly prominent girl's name. See also Keiana.

Kiana and variants

Kiana2, var. Kionna, Kioni, Kionah, Kiona, Kianni, Kiauna, Kianna, Kiani, Kiahna, Kia2, Kiah2
Source fr. American language. Modern name .. Common. Compare Kiana with popular -ana last names Kahana (UPPER 31%), Katana (72%).

Kiandria, Kiandra
Var. of Keandra. Stems fr. American word. A blend of Ke and Andrea .. Kiandra and Kiandria are unique as girls' names.

Chiara and variants

Kiarra1, Kiara1
Var. of Chiara. Derived fr. Italian, Latin elements. "Bright, famous." Usage of Kiara and Kiarra as baby names in 2018 was up 9.7% compared to the previous year.

Ciara and variants

Kiera, Kiara2
Forms of Ciara. Source fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Black." Kiara and Kiera were Top birth names in 2018.

Kiara and variants

Kiara3, var. Kierra, Kiarra2
Origin fr. Irish language. "Black." Adoption of Kiara, Kierra, etc. as children's names in 2018 was up 9.7% compared to 2017.

Kivi, Kivah, Kiva, Kibah, Kiba
Var. of Akiva. Stems fr. Hebrew word. "Protect, shelter." Kiba, Kivi, etc. were not Top birth names in 2018.

Keisha and variants

Kisha, Kiesha, Kicia
Var. of Keisha. Modern name .. Kiesha (UPPER 55%) and Kisha (28%) are familiar female names, whereas Kicia is unusual.

Kikylia, Kikelia
Forms of Cecilia. Derivative of Latin, Old Welsh. "Blind; sixth." Kikyla and Kikyli are creative variations.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ki- names: Kia, Kiah, Kiana, Kianna, Kiara

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ki- names: Kiarra, Kiera, Kierra, Kiesha, Kilee

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ki- names: Kiley, Kim, Kimber, Kimberlee, Kimberley

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ki- names: Kimberli, Kimberlie, Kimberly, Kimberlyn, Kimi

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ki- names: Kimiko, Kimmie, Kimmy, Kiona, Kisha

Derived fr. Spanish language. .. Also a nickname for the French .. Sparing use. Kiki is not found in the US Census. See also Kasi.

Form of Keiko. Derivative of Japanese. "Be happy; rejoicing child." Kiko is scarce as a first name, registering frequently (TOP 57%) as a last name. See also Keiki.

Kylie and variants

Kiley1, Kilea
Forms of Kylie. .. Feminine of Kyle. Usage of Kiley as a girls' name has faded circa 2008.

Kiley and variants

Kiley2, var. Kilee
Based on Irish language. "Near the church (or the wood)." Kiley is recognizable (UPPER 55%) as a feminine name, while Kilee is scantly used.

Kim and variants

Kim1, var. Kimy, Kimmy1, Kimmie1, Kimme, Kimana, Kimm1
Source fr. Old English language. "Cyneburg's field." Kim (UPPER 1%), Kimm (18%), Kimmy (50%) and Kimme (86%) are found regularly as surnames.

Kimberly and variants

Kimberly, var. Kimmy2, Kimmie2, Kimm2, Kimblyn, Kimberlin, Kimberlyn, Kimberlie, Kimberli, Kimberley, Kimberlee, Kimberleigh, Kimber, Kimba, Kim2
Derivative of Old English. "Cyneburg's field." Common, with usage of 0.131% for Kimberly and variants as girls' names in 2018, though lower than 0.136% the previous year.

Kimi and variants

Kimi, var. Kimiko1
Stems fr. Japanese word. "Upright, righteous." Kimiko (TOP 70%) and Kimi (79%) are commonplace as women's names.


Origin fr. Japanese language. "Righteous child." Less widespread today. Kimiko was last listed in 1920-1929 in the Top 2000. See also Kumiko.

Root fr. Hawaiian word. "China." Kina is unusual as a baby name. See also Kioni.

Form of Kendall. Source fr. Old English element. "The Kent river valley." Rare. Kindall (cf. Korall, Kendall) ends with -ll.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ki- names for girls.

1. Kia - Kindall
Kia [Kiah], Ciana [Kiana], Kiana [Kioni, Kiona, Kionna, Kionah, Kiauna, Kianni, ..], Keandra [Kiandra, Kiandria], Chiara [Kiara, Kiarra], Ciara [Kiera, Kiara], Kiara [Kierra, Kiarra], Akiva [Kivi, Kiva, Kiba, Kivah, Kibah], Keisha [Kisha, Kicia, Kiesha], Cecilia [Kikylia, Kikelia], Kiki, Keiko [Kiko], Kylie [Kiley, Kilea], Kiley [Kilee], Kim [Kimy, Kimm, Kimmy, Kimme, Kimmie, Kimana], Kimberly [Kimm, Kimmy, Kimmie, Kimblyn, Kimberlyn, Kimberlin, ..], Kimi [Kimiko], Kimiko, Kina, Kendall [Kindall]

Kendra [Kinna, Kindra], Kindra, Christine [Kine, Kirsty, Kirstin], Kineta [Kinetta], Kanisha [Kinisha, Kinicia], Kinneret, Kinsey [Kinzee, Kinsie, Kinsee, Kinnsie, Kinnsey, Kinnsee], Kenzie [Kinzie], Kioko, Kira [Kirra, Kirya, Kiria, Kiriah, Kierra, Kiriana, ..], Kyra [Kira], Kirby, Kiri, Kirsi, Kirsten [Kirsty, Kirstyn, Kirstin, Kirstie, Kirstynn, Kirstine, ..], Christina [Kit, Kirstin, Kirstie, Kirsten], Kirsty [Kirsti, Kirstie, Kirstee], Kishi, Kismet [Kismat], Kezia [Kizzy, Kizzie, Kissie]

Catherine [Kit, Kitty, Kittie, Kittee], Katherine [Kit, Kitty, Kitti, Kittie, Kittey], Cithara [Kitara, Kithara], Katelyn [Kitlyn], Kitra, Kitty [Kit, Kittey, Kittee, Kitlyn], Kizzy [Kizzie, Kissie]

Usage comparison for Ki- names