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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Chiara mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Chiara

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  • A user from Italy says the name Chiara is of Latin origin and means "Light".
  • A user from New York, United States says the name Chiara is of Italian origin and means "Clear, Light".

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Alt. Meaning

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

H is for hand, that you always give.

I is for interest, you show in others.

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

R is for rational, the way you think.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Notable Persons Named Chiara

Chiara was born on May 7th, 1987 in Cremona.

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Chiara Mastroianni is an actor and actress. She was most active from 1993 to present. Chiara was given the name Chiara Charlotte Mastroianni on May 28th, 1972 in Paris.

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Chiara Zanni is an actress, voice actress, and comedienne. She has been prominent since 1989. Chiara was born on July 19th, 1978 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Chiara was born on December 22nd, 1967.

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Chiara Mastalli is an actress. Chiara was born on August 2nd, 1984 in Rome.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Chiara

Giuseppe was born in 1602. He breathed his last breath on August 24th, 1685.

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Chiara is a musician. She was most prominent from 2012 to present. Chiara was given the name Chiara Galiazzo on August 12th, 1986 in Padua, Italy.

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Maria was born on November 24th, 1939.

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Alberto Di Chiara is a soccer player for the A.S. Roma, A.C. Reggiana 1919, U.S. Lecce, ACF Fiorentina, S.S.D. Parma Calcio 1913, A.C. Perugia Calcio, Italy national under-21 football team, and Italy national football team. Alberto was born on March 29th, 1964 in Rome.

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Gianluca Di Chiara is an athlete for the Foggia Calcio, S.S.D. Parma Calcio 1913, A.C. Reggiana 1919, U.S. Città di Palermo, A.C. Pavia, U.S. Latina Calcio, U.S. Catanzaro 1929, U.S. Lecce, and Italy national under-19 football team. Gianluca was born on December 26th, 1993 in Palermo, Italy.

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Piero Chiara was a writer. Piero was born on March 13th, 1913 in Luino. He died on December 31st, 1986.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1959 9 9 0
1960 5 5 0
1962 8 8 0
1963 8 8 0
1964 12 12 0
1965 8 8 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 10 10 0
1968 10 10 0
1969 14 14 0
1970 11 11 0
1971 18 18 0
1972 20 20 0
1973 15 15 0
1974 23 23 0
1975 47 47 0
1976 42 42 0
1977 42 42 0
1978 33 33 0
1979 33 33 0
1980 32 32 0
1981 34 34 0
1982 37 37 0
1983 33 33 0
1984 44 44 0
1985 43 43 0
1986 46 46 0
1987 49 49 0
1988 54 54 0
1989 49 49 0
1990 62 62 0
1991 53 53 0
1992 72 72 0
1993 59 59 0
1994 74 74 0
1995 104 104 0
1996 98 98 0
1997 100 100 0
1998 93 93 0
1999 121 121 0
2000 120 120 0
2001 139 139 0
2002 203 203 0
2003 186 186 0
2004 202 202 0
2005 183 183 0
2006 173 173 0
2007 177 177 0
2008 155 155 0
2009 183 183 0
2010 145 145 0
2011 134 134 0
2012 111 111 0
2013 141 141 0
2014 131 131 0
2015 111 111 0
2016 134 134 0
2017 132 132 0

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Popularity of Chiara as a first name

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Popularity of Chiara as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chiara U.S.
  White 91.55% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.37% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chiara

People with the last name Chiara are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Chiara

  • How Popular is the name Chiara? Chiara is the 4,091st most popular name of all time. As a last name Chiara was the 41,728th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Chiara have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,393 babies born with the first name Chiara in the United States. That's more than enough people named Chiara to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chiara? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Chiara first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chiara is Wednesday, September 22nd, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Chiara born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chiara was in 2002 with a total of 203 babies.
  • Random Chiara Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Chiara is not a popular baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Chiara: Your name in reverse order is Araihc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hicara. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chiara? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 521 people with the last name Chiara.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chiara? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Chiara as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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