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Popularity
8k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: African
  • Meaning: Hill
  • #2795 All Time
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How popular is the name "Kia" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1956 5 5 0
1957 5 5 0
1959 15 15 0
1960 8 8 0
1961 19 19 0
1962 17 17 0
1963 17 17 0
1964 27 27 0
1965 30 30 0
1966 49 49 0
1967 40 40 0
1968 58 58 0
1969 65 65 0
1970 106 106 0
1971 161 161 0
1972 156 156 0
1973 162 162 0
1974 182 182 0
1975 191 186 5
1976 177 177 0
1977 225 217 8
1978 237 237 0
1979 193 185 8
1980 224 224 0
1981 263 263 0
1982 270 270 0
1983 279 272 7
1984 188 188 0
1985 225 219 6
1986 272 264 8
1987 201 196 5
1988 161 153 8
1989 217 205 12
1990 235 229 6
1991 253 253 0
1992 247 247 0
1993 357 344 13
1994 237 229 8
1995 219 211 8
1996 234 226 8
1997 204 193 11
1998 214 209 5
1999 162 153 9
2000 132 132 0
2001 114 106 8
2002 101 95 6
2003 70 65 5
2004 57 57 0
2005 61 56 5
2006 54 49 5
2007 30 30 0
2008 35 35 0
2009 34 34 0
2010 26 26 0
2011 30 30 0
2012 25 25 0
2013 22 22 0
2014 23 23 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Kia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,621 babies born with the name Kia in the United States. That's more than enough Kias to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1956 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kia" was in 1993 with a total of 344 babies.

According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kia" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 17 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1977. Across the entire United States a total of 225 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Kia popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Kia in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kia" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kia as well as things modernly associated with the name Kia such as celebrities named Kia.

African

Origin and Meaning of Kia

The name "Kia" is of African origin, and it means "Hill". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

K is for kindness, you always show.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Your name in reverse order is "Aik". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aik". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Kia born Oct 20, 1959

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Africa approximately on 1225. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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