Sierra - A very unique female name
Sierra, meaning saw, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1940 on position #1278. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sierra and more.
With that position 1 in 1,236 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sierra peaked in popularity 20 years ago in 1999 on position 49.
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Sierra is currently topping the charts in...Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sierra is currently topping the baby name charts in Wyoming at position #76 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #662.
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 Sierra is where you live.
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Sierra origin and meaningSierra is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means saw. To see famous people named Sierra, pop culture references for the name Sierra and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.
Similar to Sierra
We've found the following names that sound similar to Sierra, sorted by popularity.Sarah / Sara / Sherry / Sherri / Sheri / Shari / Sherrie / Sarai / Sheree / Shakira /
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.
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Even more about Sierra
These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.