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Gender: Female Meaning of Kia: "season's beginning" Origin of Kia: African

The name Kia is a girl's name of African origin meaning "season's beginning". Kia and is often added to lists like Girl Names from Africa and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Drop 2 Add 1 pick a fave that can't be dropped".

From the experts:

Kia is a sweet, simple name that is now, unfortunately, associated with a Korean car label. Better today: Nia, Thea, or Keira.

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Famous People Named Kia

Kia Joy Goodwin, American actress
Kia Michelle Stevens, American pro wrestler
Kia Abdullah, British novelist and journalist
Kia Corthron, American playwright and TV writer
Kia Drayton, American model
Kia Luby, Australian actress and singer
Kia McNeill, American soccer player
Kia Vaughn, American basketball player
Kia May Pegg, English actress

Pop Culture References for the name Kia

Kia Motors, South Korean car company
K.I.A, acronym for "killed in action"