Kiara - girls name

Kiara name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Kiara name meaning:

The name Kiara has multiple origins and meanings depending on the cultural context. In Italian, Kiara is a variant of the name Chiara, which means "clear" or "bright." This reflects qualities such as clarity, purity, and radiance. Similarly, in Irish, Kiara is a variant of CiarĂ¡n, meaning "dark-haired" or "dark-haired woman," denoting a sense of beauty and uniqueness.

In Swahili and African cultures, Kiara is said to mean "princess" or "queen." It carries regal connotations, representing strength, leadership, and grace. This interpretation aligns with the character Kiara from Disney's "The Lion King II: Simba's Pride," who is portrayed as a confident and courageous young lioness.

Overall, the name Kiara encompasses various meanings from different origins, including clarity, beauty, uniqueness, regality, and strength. It can be seen as a name that symbolizes the combination of brightness and dark-haired beauty, combining qualities that represent individuality, confidence, and leadership.

Origin: Irish

Small and dark.

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Overall UK ranking: 235 out of 5581

213 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (236)

Historical popularity of Kiara

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