First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Caira

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  • A submission from Philippines says the name Caira means "Good" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A submission from Missouri, United States says the name Caira means "Beloved one" and is of Italian origin.
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Caira is of Italian origin and means "Beloved girl".
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International Interest

From Latin cēra.

  1. wax

Notable Persons With the Last Name Caira

Reece Caira is a soccer player for the Blacktown City FC, Aston Villa F.C., Bonnyrigg White Eagles FC, Australia national under-20 soccer team, and Australia national under-23 soccer team. Reece was born on January 7th, 1993 in Gosford.


How popular is the baby name Caira in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 5 5 0
1978 5 5 0
1980 10 10 0
1981 5 5 0
1983 7 7 0
1984 11 11 0
1986 9 9 0
1987 10 10 0
1988 5 5 0
1989 14 14 0
1990 13 13 0
1991 27 27 0
1992 23 23 0
1993 26 26 0
1994 27 27 0
1995 18 18 0
1996 34 34 0
1997 28 28 0
1998 24 24 0
1999 28 28 0
2000 36 36 0
2001 35 35 0
2002 31 31 0
2003 24 24 0
2004 38 38 0
2005 40 40 0
2006 28 28 0
2007 28 28 0
2008 24 24 0
2009 20 20 0
2010 19 19 0
2011 23 23 0
2012 19 19 0
2013 19 19 0
2014 12 12 0
2015 17 17 0
2016 8 8 0
2017 16 16 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Caira

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Caira as a first name

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Popularity of Caira as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Caira U.S.
  White 96.48% 64.26%
  African American 1.90% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Caira

People with the last name Caira are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Caira

  • How Popular is the name Caira? Caira is the 12,496th most popular name of all time. As a last name Caira was the 55,619th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Caira have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 766 babies born with the first name Caira in the United States. That's more than enough people named Caira to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Caira? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Caira first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Caira is Monday, January 15th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Caira born? The highest recorded use of the first name Caira was in 2005 with a total of 40 babies.
  • Random Caira Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Caira is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Caira: Your name in reverse order is Ariac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Caair. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Caira? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 369 people with the last name Caira.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Caira? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Caira as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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