Kiera

Kiera - A very unique female name



  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kiera, meaning little dark one, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1969 on position #2418. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kiera and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kiera? 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 Kiera. The baby girl name Kiera was given to 449 baby girls in 2012, ranking #591 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,148 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kiera peaked in popularity 12 years ago in 2007 on position 293.



Famous with this name

Kathy Kiera Clarke
Kiera Bell
Ryan Kiera Armstrong


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Kiera is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kiera is currently topping the baby name charts in North Dakota at position #189 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #1,608.

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 Kiera is where you live.


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Kiera origin and meaning

Kiera is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means little dark one. To see famous people named Kiera, pop culture references for the name Kiera and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kiera

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

Kara / Kari / Kerry / Kiara / Kerri / Kyra / Keri / Kira / Keira / 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
2012591
2011483
2010413
2009339
2008315
2007293
2006299
2005338
2004381
2003444
2002478
2001471
2000447
1999415
1998443
1997447
1996505
1995462
1994453
1993493
1992455
1991485
1990568
1989513
1988945
19871067
19861028
19851177
19841327
19831457
19821291
19811571
19802458
19792398
19772614
19762108
19751535
19741876
19712831
19692418

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Dakota189
Maine201
Idaho273
Minnesota304
Massachusetts312
Colorado333
Iowa336
New Mexico345
Connecticut347
Wisconsin368
Nebraska406
Pennsylvania409
Utah418
Michigan447
Nevada456
New Jersey484
Ohio502
Arizona548
Washington562
Indiana581
New York586
Illinois587
Tennessee587
Maryland604
Missouri612
North Carolina692
Florida779
California814
Texas823
Virginia853
Georgia1608

Even more about Kiera


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 Kiera 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 Kiera?

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
2007
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Kiera
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,148
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1969
2012 births +449

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