Kiya

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kiya mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kiya

User Submitted Origins

Egyptian
31%
English
23%
African
8%
Native American
8%
African Dutch (Afrikaans)
8%
Japanese
8%
Hindi
8%
Dutch
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Canada says the name Kiya is of Egyptian origin and means "''Jovial lady''".
  • According to a user from India, the name Kiya is of English origin and means "Gift given by god".
  • According to a user from Australia, the name Kiya is of Dutch origin and means "Contentment and Happiness".
  • A user from Australia says the name Kiya is of African Dutch (Afrikaans) origin and means "Comfort".
  • A submission from California, United States says the name Kiya means "Anglicization of Quechua word for moon (killa, or quilla)".

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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Kiya

Kiya is a monarch. She holds the title Queen consort of Egypt, Great Beloved Wife, Queen consortofEgypt, and Great Beloved Wife (hemet mereryt aat).

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He holds the title King of the Afrasiyab dynasty and King of theAfrasiyab dynasty. His career lasted from 1349 to 1359.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kiya

Kiya is a monarch. She holds the title Queen consort of Egypt, Great Beloved Wife, Queen consortofEgypt, and Great Beloved Wife (hemet mereryt aat).

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Ryohei Kiya is a baseball player for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. Ryohei was born on April 7th, 1989 in Kitakyushu.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 6 6 0
1971 10 10 0
1972 15 15 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 12 12 0
1975 14 14 0
1976 20 20 0
1977 25 25 0
1978 27 27 0
1979 23 23 0
1980 14 14 0
1981 16 16 0
1982 19 19 0
1983 20 20 0
1984 18 18 0
1985 9 9 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 19 19 0
1988 14 14 0
1989 33 33 0
1990 44 44 0
1991 40 40 0
1992 45 45 0
1993 58 58 0
1994 56 56 0
1995 64 64 0
1996 78 78 0
1997 53 53 0
1998 92 92 0
1999 112 106 6
2000 140 140 0
2001 223 211 12
2002 231 231 0
2003 201 201 0
2004 199 199 0
2005 164 164 0
2006 166 166 0
2007 172 172 0
2008 163 163 0
2009 126 126 0
2010 127 127 0
2011 131 131 0
2012 123 123 0
2013 102 102 0
2014 113 113 0
2015 89 89 0
2016 93 88 5
2017 87 87 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 Kiya

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Popularity of Kiya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kiya

  • How Popular is the name Kiya? Kiya is the 4,635th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kiya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,628 babies born with the first name Kiya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kiya 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 Kiya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kiya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kiya is Tuesday, February 15th, 1898.
  • What year had the most people named Kiya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kiya was in 2002 with a total of 231 babies.
  • Random Kiya Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kiya is not a popular baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Kiya: Your name in reverse order is Ayik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yaki. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.