The name Kaia is a girl's name of Latin, Scandinavian, Hawaiian origin. Kaia is ranked #332 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Supermodel Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change One Letter".
From the experts:
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.
Supermodel Cindy Crawford named her daughter Kaia in 2001.