Kiara

Kiara - A very unique female name



  Jan 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kiara, meaning light, clear; little dark one; cockatoo, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1977 on position #2613. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kiara and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kiara? 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 Kiara. The baby girl name Kiara was given to 883 baby girls in 2012, ranking #347 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,601 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kiara peaked in popularity 20 years ago in 1999 on position 78.



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Kiara is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kiara is currently topping the baby name charts in Alaska at position #120 - and is the least popular in Michigan at position #837.

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 Kiara is where you live.


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Kiara origin and meaning

Kiara is a 5 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means light, clear; little dark one; cockatoo. To see famous people named Kiara, pop culture references for the name Kiara and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kiara

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

Kara / Kari / Kerry / Kerri / Kyra / Keri / Kira / Keira / Kiera / Kierra /

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
2012347
2011321
2010323
2009280
2008243
2007211
2006185
2005159
2004187
2003173
2002155
2001144
2000130
199978
1998171
1997237
1996211
1995204
1994201
1993194
1992194
1991173
1990171
1989115
1988832
19871133
19861304
19851308
19841510
19831666
19821660
19812112
19803392
19792397
19772613

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alaska120
Rhode Island139
Connecticut182
New Jersey198
Maine202
New York206
Oregon217
Arizona237
Massachusetts249
Florida266
New Mexico271
Idaho274
Nebraska284
California293
Illinois314
Indiana323
Nevada345
Pennsylvania370
Kansas371
Virginia371
Texas384
Iowa394
South Carolina406
Minnesota410
Wisconsin412
Maryland431
Utah456
Tennessee474
Georgia476
Washington516
Kentucky544
Ohio551
Colorado609
Louisiana622
Alabama636
Oklahoma640
North Carolina691
Missouri769
Michigan837

Even more about Kiara


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 Kiara 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 Kiara?

3 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
1999
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Kiara
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,601
Letter count 5
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1977
2012 births +883

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