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Cierra is a baby girl’s name that means “mountain range” in Spanish and “black” in Irish. Cierra was popular at the end of the 20th century but disappeared from the top 1000 baby names list in 2009. Cierra is a beautiful variant spelling of the more common names Sierra and Ciara.

Meaning of the name Cierra:

Spanish: mountain range
Irish: black

Origin of the name Cierra:

Cierra is a baby girl’s name of Spanish and Irish origin. Cierra is a variant spelling of the Spanish name Sierra which means “mountain range”. It is also a variant spelling of the Irish name Ciara which means “black”.

Symbolism of the name Cierra:

Cierra means “mountain range”. Mountains are traditional symbols of stubbornness, eternity, reliability, the unknown, and stillness.

Style of the name Cierra:


Gender of the name Cierra:

Cierra is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Cierra:

see-EHR-ə (Spanish), KEER-a (Irish)

Number of syllables in the name Cierra:

two or three, depending on pronunciation

Emotion evoked from the name Cierra:

Cierra evokes feelings of joy and freedom.

Alternative spellings for the name Cierra:

Ciara, Ciera, Sierra, Ceara, Cearra

Nicknames for the name Cierra:

  • Cia
  • Cee
  • Ceecee
  • Era
  • Ray 
  • Key
  • Cirrie
  • Ciri

Popularity of the name Cierra:

According to the Social Security Administration, Cierra is a popular baby girl’s name. Cierra was in the top 1000 baby names list from 1985 to 2008.

Related names for the name Cierra:

Great middle names for the name Cierra and their meanings:

  • Arden (valley of the eagle, high)
  • Piper (pipe or flute player)
  • Hadley (heather field)
  • Poppy (red flower)
  • Jace (healer)
  • Carsyn (son of the marsh dwellers)
  • Emilie (rival, work)
  • Nichole (victory)

Famous people with the name Cierra:

  • Cierra Alexa Ramirez (American actress)
  • Cierra Runge (American swimmer)
  • Cierra Burdick (American basketball player)
  • Cierra KalerJones (American beauty queen)
  • Cierra Frye (American YouTuber)

Cierra in popular culture:

  • Cierra (video games, “Riviera: The Promised Land”)
  • Cierra (television, “The Next Step”)
  • Cierra (webseries, “Cierra”)
  • Cierra (webseries, “Another Minecraft Tale”)
  • Cierra Wight (media, “Riverdale”)
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