The name Ciara is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "little dark one". Ciara and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Dark and discussed in our forums with posts like "Build a sibling set together!".
From the experts:
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.
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