Ciara: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Ciara
Origin of the name Ciara:
Irish name derived from ciar (black): hence, "black-haired one." In the U.S., Ciara is pronounced phonetically, rather than with its Gaelic pronunciation of keer-ah.
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- Comments and insights on the name Ciara: | Edit
Ciara is a coool namee. Girls that are brunnettes seem to fit the name better.
- Personal experiences with the name Ciara: | Edit
My name is Ciara, although its becoming more popular, growing up no one had the same name as me. I do get compliments very frequently, but I usually have to explain that it isn't Clara or Sarah first. Overall I love my name.
- Nicknames for Ciara: | Edit
Ci, C, Cibaby., Cici, C, Cia, Ra-ra
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Ciara is a popular Irish female name (pronounced keer-uh) and was tenth on the list of most popular names given to baby girls in Ireland in 2006. It is the feminine version of the name Ciarán, meaning "dark-haired beauty" in Irish Gaelic, and was also the name of Saint Ciara, a seventh-century Irish saint venerated by the Roman Catholic Church. The name's spelling is often Anglicized as Keira, Kiera, Keara or Kira.
In the United States, the name Ciara is pronounced sometimes as see-ar-uh or see-air-uh. The first pronunciation may have been further promoted in part by the popularity of a perfume brand called Ciara, "C-R-uh" after the initials of Charles Revson) created by Revlon in 1973.
- Famous real-life people named Ciara: | Edit
Ciara Cumiskey (Artist and Graphic Designer of Mage Staffing Webcomic),CIARA Princess Harris (RnB/hip hop artist born in Atlanta,U.S.A)
- Ciara in song, story & screen: | Edit
Ciara Kennedy, sister of protagonist Holly Kennedy in Cecilia Ahern's novel "P.S. I Love You" (set in Ireland)
Ciara Princess Harris, known mononymously as Ciara, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress and fashion model. She pronounces her name more like 'Sierra.'