Gender: Female Pronunciation: kee-AHR-a Meaning of Kiara: "light, clear; little dark one; cockatoo" Origin of Kiara: Variation of the Italian Chiara or the Irish Ciara or Aboriginal Australian Kiara's Popularity in 2018: #336

The name Kiara is a girl's name meaning "light, clear; little dark one; cockatoo". Kiara is ranked #336 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Light and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

Simba's daughter in The Lion King, Kiara fits in with stylish modern names like Keira and Kaia. Kiara is also an Australian name deriving from an Aboriginal word for the white cockatoo.

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Kiara is #331 on Nameberry

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Thepandaprincess223 Says:


IMO Kiara is much prettier and nicer than Chiara

RoddyThlayli Says:


I really like the sound of this name, and the meaning is nice, but it is rendered completely unusable to me by the most horrible movie I have ever seen in my entire life--Kiara the Brave.

Fatima Qawwee Says:


Pretty Name!