"light, clear"

Chiara Origin and Meaning

The name Chiara is girl's name of Italian origin meaning "light, clear".
Chiara is a lovely and romantic Italian name that's familiar but not widely used here: a real winner. You might consider Chiara instead of Claire, Clara, Cara, or even Keira.

Santa Chiara, Aglicized as St. Clare, was a follower of Saint Francis of Assisi.

Two members of European cinema royalty, Catherine Deneuve and Marcello Mastroianni, named their now grown daughter Chiara.

Chiara currently ranks Number 8 in Italy, and is also well used in Switzerland, Germany and Austria.

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Famous People Named Chiara

  • Chiara Charlotte MastroianniFrench,Italian actress and singer; daughter of actors Marcello Mastroianni and Catherine Deneuve
  • Chiara ZanniCanadian actress
  • Chiara SiracusaMaltese pop singer
  • Chiara CaselliItalian actress
  • Chiara GaliazzoItalian pop singer
  • Chiara AureliaAmerican actress
  • Chiara MastalliItalian actress
  • Chiara AmbrosioAmerican actress; twin sister Bianca D'Ambrosio
  • Chiara FerragniItalian model, fashion designer and blogger.

Chiara in Pop Culture

  • Chiaracharacter in Netflix original TV show "Baby"
  • Chiara Loboscacharacter in Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery