Kaia - girls name

Kaia name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Kaia name meaning:

The name Kaia is of Scandinavian origin and has multiple meanings. In Scandinavian, it is derived from the name Kaja, which means "pure" or "chaste." It is also a variant of the Greek name Gaia, which means "earth." The name Kaia can also be traced back to the Hawaiian culture, where it means "the sea" or "ocean."

With its various meanings, the name Kaia carries a sense of purity, nature, and strength. It evokes the image of a serene and calm individual who is deeply connected to the world around them. The name can symbolize a person who is grounded, reliable, and in touch with their inner self. It also reflects a sense of adventure and boundlessness, reminiscent of the vastness of the sea or the earth.

Overall, the name Kaia embodies beauty, simplicity, and a connection to nature. It is a name that holds significance across cultures, carrying different meanings that all emphasize qualities such as purity, strength, and harmony with the world.

Origin: Greek


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Overall UK ranking: 363 out of 5581

127 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (442)

Historical popularity of Kaia

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