"little dark one"

Ciara Origin and Meaning

The name Ciara is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "little dark one".

Ciara is very popular in Ireland, more familiar here as the Anglicized Kiera or Keira. The uninitiated will tend to pronounce Ciara as the Italian Chiara, a form of Claire—kee-AHR-a or even see-AHR-a, like the American singer-songwriter Ciara. In the US, Ciara peaked in 2005, when it was the Number 150 name; it's since fallen down to Number 882.

# 882 in the US

Ciara Rank in US Top 1000

# 854 on Nameberry

Ciara Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Ciara Popularity

Famous People Named Ciara

  • Ciara Princess Harris WilsonAmerican singer (who pronounces it Sierra)
  • Ciara Quinn BravoAmerican actress
  • Ciara Chantel HannaAmerican actress
  • Ciara Renée HarperAmerican actress and singer
  • Ciara Johanna MetcalfeIrish cricketer
  • Ciara WhelanIrish TV personality
  • (Ciara)Camile Roque Velasco, Filipina,American singer

Ciara in Pop Culture

  • Ciara Herreramain female character in Scarlett Avery’s book “Undeniable Seduction” (pronounced Sierra).
  • Ciara Bradycharacter on American soap opera Days of Our Lives
  • Ciarahyprid fomorian who becomes a priestess of Epona in 'Brighid's Quest' (PC Cast)