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Gender: F Pronunciation: KEER-ah; see-ERR-ah Meaning of Ciara: "black-haired" Origin of Ciara: Irish Ciara's Popularity in 2015: #757

Ciara is very popular in Ireland, more familiar here as the more easily pronounced Keira. The uninitiated will tend to pronounce Ciara as the Italian Chiara, a form of Claire—kee-AHR-ah. American singer-songwriter Ciara pronounces the name in the same manner as Sierra. In the US, Ciara peaked in 2005, when it was the Number 150 name; it's since fallen down to Number 757.

Famous People Named Ciara

Ciara Bravo, American child actress
Ciara Princess Harris, American singer (who pronounces it Sierra)
Ciara Hanna, American Actress
Ciara Renée Harper, American actress, singer, and musician

Pop Culture References for the name Ciara

Ciara Brady, character on the soap opera Days of Our Lives (also pronounced like Sierra even though her family is Irish)
Ciara, hyprid fomorian who becomes a priestess of Epona in 'Brighid's Quest' (PC Cast)