Meaning:Bright, clear; Dark
Stemming from Irish and Italian roots, Kiara is a girl’s name that has starkly different meanings depending on its origin. In Italian, the name is considered a variant of the girl’s name Chiara, meaning “bright” or “clear.” Kiara’s Irish iteration is Ciara, deriving from the old Irish word Cíar translating to “dark.” An etymology like night and day is sure to appeal to night owls and early bird parents alike. Kiara also made a splash in film as the protagonist of The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride, adding to the name’s irresistible lovability among parents. Whatever your preferred definition of pretty Kiara, this name is sure to inspire baby to live their life according to the problem-free philosophy!
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