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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kiyah mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kiyah

User Submitted Origins

     Native American

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Alaska, United States says the name Kiyah means "Gift of God" and is of English origin.
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Kiyah means "Life of God" and is of Hebrew origin.
  • A user from Florida, United States says the name Kiyah is of French origin and means "A ray of sunshine, happiness , mistaken to be mean but is very nice".
  • A user from North Carolina, United States says the name Kiyah means "A blessing from god".
  • According to a user from Oregon, United States, the name Kiyah is of Native American origin and means ":Wise little sister"".

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International Interest

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1991 6 6 0
1992 6 6 0
1993 10 10 0
1994 14 14 0
1995 25 25 0
1996 24 24 0
1997 41 41 0
1998 36 36 0
1999 60 60 0
2000 57 57 0
2001 88 88 0
2002 111 111 0
2003 80 80 0
2004 84 84 0
2005 93 93 0
2006 99 99 0
2007 93 93 0
2008 81 81 0
2009 84 84 0
2010 96 96 0
2011 82 82 0
2012 104 104 0
2013 93 93 0
2014 95 95 0
2015 102 102 0
2016 96 96 0
2017 97 97 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 Kiyah

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Kiyah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kiyah

  • How Popular is the name Kiyah? Kiyah is the 7,120th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kiyah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,857 babies born with the first name Kiyah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kiyah to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kiyah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Kiyah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kiyah was in 2002 with a total of 111 babies.
  • Random Kiyah Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kiyah is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Kiyah: Your name in reverse order is Hayik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hkaiy. How do you pronounce that?

What Kiyahs Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Kiyah born Mar 1, 1985

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 Ukraine approximately on 775. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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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).