Kiah

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3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
387
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kiah

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Alt. Meaning

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

A is for aware, of your surroundings

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

Notable Persons Named Kiah

Kiah Stokes is a basketball player for the New York Liberty in the Women's National Basketball Association. She has had major accomplishments since 2015. Kiah was born on March 30th, 1993 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Kiah Roache-Turner is a film director. Kiah was born Kiah Roache-Turner on December 20th, 1978 in Sydney.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 5 0 5
1943 6 0 6
1971 5 5 0
1973 12 6 6
1974 11 6 5
1975 6 6 0
1976 9 9 0
1977 6 6 0
1978 16 9 7
1979 15 15 0
1980 6 6 0
1981 12 7 5
1982 17 12 5
1983 18 9 9
1984 10 10 0
1985 15 15 0
1986 39 34 5
1987 33 33 0
1988 47 41 6
1989 78 71 7
1990 119 106 13
1991 126 126 0
1992 115 106 9
1993 120 114 6
1994 102 94 8
1995 103 103 0
1996 97 87 10
1997 137 125 12
1998 103 103 0
1999 100 100 0
2000 123 123 0
2001 160 144 16
2002 161 148 13
2003 110 104 6
2004 115 108 7
2005 114 104 10
2006 105 99 6
2007 94 86 8
2008 79 73 6
2009 70 62 8
2010 76 70 6
2011 71 66 5
2012 70 70 0
2013 55 55 0
2014 57 57 0
2015 75 62 13
2016 59 54 5
2017 58 58 0

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Popularity of Kiah as a first name

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Popularity of Kiah as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kiah U.S.
  White 36.69% 64.26%
  African American 56.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kiah

People with the last name Kiah are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Kiah

  • How Popular is the name Kiah? Kiah is the 5,082nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Kiah was the 53,419th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kiah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,140 babies born with the first name Kiah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kiah to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kiah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kiah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kiah is Wednesday, May 9th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Kiah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kiah was in 2002 with a total of 148 babies.
  • Random Kiah Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kiah is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Kiah: Your name in reverse order is Haik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hiak. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kiah? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 387 people with the last name Kiah.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kiah? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kiah 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. 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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