What does Ciara mean?

Ciara means "little dark one, little"

How do we pronounce Ciara?

Ciara \cia-ra, ci-ara\ is a female's name. It consists of 5 letters and 3 syllables.

The baby girl name Ciara is pronounced KIY-AHRah, KIY-Rah or SiyEHRah 1.

1 Pronunciation for Ciara: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"

What is the origin of Ciara?

Ciara's language of origin is Celtic and Spanish. It is used predominantly in English, Gaelic, and Irish. From Celtic roots, its meaning is 'little dark one, little dark-haired one'. Derived from the word ciar which is of the meaning 'black'. The name was invented recently, as a feminine form of Kieran or Ciarán. Saint Ciara of Kilkeary was a 7th-century Irish nun who founded a house at Kilkeary. The form Kiara was first used after the R&B singer Kiara released her duet 'This Time' (1988) and further promoted when it was known as the name of Simba the lion's daughter in the animated movie "The Lion King II: Simba's Pride" (1998). The form Keira was recently popularized by the British actress Keira Knightley (1985-). The 'K-' forms reflect the original Irish pronunciation of Ciara and other names starting with 'C-'; however, in the USA, due to the influence of the perfume brand Ciara being pronounced like Sierra, many US speakers have taken to the soft 'C-' pronunciation. Ciara is a form of the English name Sierra meaning. Ciara is the feminine version of the Irish name Ciar origin and the English and Irish meaning of Kieran. The name Ciara is widely used; it has 53 forms that are used in both English and foreign languages. English forms of the name Carrie definition, Ceaira pronounciation, baby name Ceairah, Ceairra meaning and origin, short names for Cearah, Cearia pronounciation, name Cearie meaning, Ceira name variations, baby name Ceire, Ceirra meaning, baby name Cera, name Chiarah meaning, short names for Ciaera, Ciaira name, meaning of Ciarah, Ciaran pronounciation, Ciarda meaning and origin, nicknames for Ciaria, name Ciarra meaning, nicknames for Ciearria, Ciera name (used in Irish too), Ciere name popularity, Cieria name popularity, short names for Cierra (used in Irish too), Cierrah meaning, nicknames for Cierre, name Cierria origin, Ciora pronounciation, name Cioria meaning, short names for Cyara, short names for Cyarra, Cyera meaning, name Cyerra, nicknames for Cyerria, Keara name, short names for Keera, Keerah definition, Keira meaning of name, baby name Kiara, Kiera meaning and origin (used in Irish too), Kieran meaning and origin, Kierra name variations, baby name Kira, baby name Searra, and Siara pronounciation. Other English forms the spelling variants name Ceara origin, Cearaa meaning and origin, meaning of Cearra, name Ciaara, baby name Ciarrah, meaning of Cieara, and Ciearra name variations. The Irish meaning of Ciar is a form of Ciara that is used in foreign languages. Ciara is a rather popular baby girl name. The name has been rising in popularity since the 1980s; prior to that, it was of only infrequent use. At the modest peak of its usage in 2005, 0.114% of baby girls were named Ciara. It was #150 in rank then. In 2010, it ranked at #443 with a usage of 0.036%. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Ciara, nicknames for Keira was the most popular. The name was thrice as popular as Ciara in 2010.

A famous person named Ciara is Ciara, Singer, born Ciara Harris 25 October 1985, Austin, Texas.

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The baby name Ciara fun facts:

The name Ciara in reverse order is "Araic".

The numerological value of the name Ciara is number 5, which means expansiveness, visionary, adventure, the constructive use of freedom.

How popular is Ciara?

Ciara is in the top names in USA.

Source: https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames