KY-a (rhymes with lie-ah)
Latin, Scandinavian, or Hawaiian
"to rejoice or sea"

Kaia Origin and Meaning

The name Kaia is a girl's name of Latin, Scandinavian, Hawaiian origin meaning "to rejoice or sea".

The new Maia, the next Kayla, Kaia has been on the charts since the year 2000. You might see it as a female form of the also-rising Kai, which means sea in Hawaiian and is sometimes used for girls as well, or as a Kardashianization of the ancient goddess name Caia.

Kaia's star has been floating upwards for the past few decades, along with Kai's. And it still has some distance to go, though we don't anticipate it making the Top 10.

Kaia Gerber, daughter of supermodel Cindy Crawford, is now a supermodel in her own right.

# 225 in the US

Kaia Rank in US Top 1000

# 85 on Nameberry

Kaia Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Kaia Popularity

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Famous People Named Kaia

  • Kaia KanepiEstonian tennis player
  • Kaia BeckAmerican reality TV personality ("The Real World: Hawaii")
  • Kaia Lynne WilsonAmerican musician of punk bands Team Dresch and The Butchies
  • Kaia Jordan Gerberdaughter of supermodel Cindy Crawford
  • Kaia Finn (b. 2006)daughter of actress Rosa Blasi and NFL player Jim Finn
  • Kaia Rose Biermann (b. 2013)daughter of reality TV personality Kim Zolciak and NFL player Kroy Biermann; twin of brother Kane Ren
  • Kaia Faith Calawaydaughter of American wrestler The Undertaker
  • Easton Kaia Jones (b. 2015)daughter of NFL player T.J. Jones
  • Kaia Roberto (b.2019)daughter of Spanish footballer Sergi Roberto and Israeli model Coral Simanovich

Kaia in Pop Culture

  • Kaia Stokescharacter on Australian soap "Home & Away"
  • Kaia Sellerscharacter in the "Seven Deadly Sins" series
  • Kaia FITwomen's lifestyle program
  • Kaiamarijuana
  • Kaia Nievescharacter on CW's "Supernatural" and spin,off series "Wayward Sisters"