The name Kiara is a girl's name meaning "light, clear; little dark one; cockatoo". Kiara is ranked #354 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Saints' Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding Then Eliminating -- Girls Themed".
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.