Etymology: Sp., properly, a saw, fr. L. serra a saw. See Serrate
in the U.S.
Pronunciation of Sierra
How popular is the baby name Sierra in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
#91 girl name
#71 girl name
#60 girl name
#62 girl name
#56 girl name
#51 girl name
#49 girl name
#53 girl name
#55 girl name
#62 girl name
#73 girl name
#92 girl name
Want to know about the popularity of the Sierra baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 94,717 babies born with the name Sierra in the United States. That's more than enough Sierras to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1940 when it was given to 32 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sierra" was in 1998 with a total of 5,840 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sierras)
According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sierra" ranks #73 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 49 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1986. Across the entire United States a total of 1,619 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Sierra popular?
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Sierra" mean? The list below shows the origins of Sierra as well as things modernly associated with the name Sierra such as celebrities named Sierra.
Origin and Meaning of Sierra
The name "Sierra" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Mountain". It's a name commonly given to girls.
- A Spanish mackerel of western North America
- A range of mountains (usually with jagged peaks and irregular outline)
Other Inspirations for the Name Sierra
Sierra Nevada Beer
Sierra Nevada Corporation
Sierra Trading Post
Sierra Club Jobs
S is for select, as few are chosen.
I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.
E is for elate, you make others happy.
R is for relish, you seek a challenge.
R is for righteous, you know when you're right.
A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.
Your name in reverse order is "Arreis". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Riaser". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Past life for Sierra born Dec 23, 1958
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 Northern China approximately on 875. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.
You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.