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Quick Facts on Kiara

  • Gender:
  • Girl
  • Origin:
  • English, Irish
  • Number of syllables:
  • 3
  • Ranking popularity:
  • 309
Simple meaning:
Little dark one

Characteristics of Kiara

  • The Master Builder
  • Leader
  • Large Undertakings
  • Confidence
  • Discipline
  • Organization

Etymology & Historical Origin - Kiara

Kiara is a variant of the Irish female name Ciara (masculine equivalent Ciarán) from the Irish Gaelic word “ciar” meaning ‘black, dark’. This name dates back many centuries and would have been bestowed upon children with dark features. Saint Ciar was an Irish nun who lived in the 7th century noted for the establishment of a monastery at Kilkeary. Ciara is the traditional Irish spelling but other forms of the name are also used including Ciarra, Keira, Kiera, Kira, Keera and Kiara. Oddly enough, Kiara is a popular name today in a diversity of countries: Croatia, Slovenia, Hungary, Chile and Australia.

Popularity of the Name Kiara

Kiara first appeared on the American female naming charts in 1988. Apparently, the usage of this name was influenced by a R&B singing duo called Kiara. Then the name got another big push up the charts in 1998 with the Disney release of “The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride” featuring the mischievous daughter lioness to Simba and Nala. Kiara briefly made the Top 100 list of most favored girl names in 1999 thanks in large part to this animated film. Since the year 2000, however, Kiara has been on the downswing. Today the name is used with mild moderation. It’s a pretty name and a name to consider for parents who like Irish names. Keira is currently the most popular version of Ciara, but Kiara is still holding her own.
Popularity of the Girl Name Kiara
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Kiara

  • Literary Characters of the baby name Kiara

    Literary Characters of the Baby Name Kiara

    Kiara We cannot find any significant literary characters with the first name Kiara.

  • Popular Songs on Kiara

    Popular Songs on Kiara

    Kiara - a song by Bonobo

  • Children's Books on the Baby Name Kiara

    Children's Books on the Baby Name Kiara

    Kiara's Colors: Disney's the Lion King II (June Doolittle) - Explore the colorful world of the jungle with Simba's daughter Kiara in this board book. As she wanders, Kiara finds purple flowers, yellow ducks, and orange butterflies -- and makes a new friend along the way. Recommended for ages baby to preschool.

  • Famous People Named Kiara

    Famous People Named Kiara

    Famous People Named Kiara - Kiara Brinkman (writer); Kiara "Kiki" Bosio (soccer player); Kiara (Venezuelan entertainer); Kiara Nowlin (gymnast)

  • Children of Famous People Named Kiara

    Children of Famous People Named Kiara

    Famous People Who Named Their Daughter Kiara - We cannot find any celebrities or famous people who have named their child Kiara.

  • Historic Figures

    Kiara - Girl Baby Name - Historic Figures

    Kiara - We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Kiara.

Personality of the Girl Name Kiara

The Master Number Twenty-Two combines the traits of Twos and Fours into a powerful force. The references to The Master Builder and "large undertakings" serve to underscore the massive potential of this personality. They are extremely capable and therefore almost always successful. Twenty-Twos are courageous leaders, innovative thinkers, extremely wise and highly organized. As such, they are able to manifest something of major importance that will have a lasting impact on this world. Master Numbers carry with them a great sense of responsibility, so it can be a burden. However, Twenty-Twos are executors and action-takers. Further, this personality exhibits traits of the Twos, which brings sensitivity, spirituality and harmony, so their endeavors are likely to benefit mankind in some capacity.

Variations of the Baby Name - Kiara

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