Kia

Kia - A very unique female name



  Nov 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kia, meaning season's beginning, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1961 on position #2457. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Kia. The baby girl name Kia was given to 5 baby girls in 2010, ranking #5401 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 287,502 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kia peaked in popularity 34 years ago in 1983 on position 603.



Famous with this name

Kia Cooper
Kia Ismail
Kia Corthron


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Kia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kia is currently topping the baby name charts in Ohio at position #1,536 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,536.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Kia is where you live.


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Kia origin and meaning

Kia is a 3 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means season's beginning. To see famous people named Kia, pop culture references for the name Kia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Kia, sorted by popularity.

Kay / Kasey / Keisha / Kaye / Kacie / Kacey / Kaci / Kaya / Kaia / Kisha /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20105401
20085577
20063677
20052677
20042983
20033560
20021996
20011731
20001573
19991428
1998979
1997962
1996921
1995875
1994862
1993634
1992798
1991777
1990857
1989860
19881044
1987858
1986653
1985747
1984799
1983603
1982623
1981640
1980710
1979797
1978668
1977663
1976784
1975728
1974740
1973768
1972813
1971869
19701009
19691319
19681274
19671560
19661440
19651996
19642000
19622431
19612457

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Ohio1536

Even more about Kia


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Kia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Kia?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1983
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Kia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 287,502
Letter count 3
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1961
2010 births +5

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