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Kyah is an alternative spelling of the baby name Kaia. Kaia has been on the rise for the last couple of decades, so it only makes sense that Kyah would be too. There is much debate about the name's meaning and origin, but many people associate it with the Hawaiian name Kai. Either way, we love the way Kyah sounds when paired with classic middle names like Ashley, Isabel, and Rose.

Meaning of the name Kyah:

Norwegian: Pure
Hawaiian: Sea

Origin of the name Kyah:

The exact origin of Kyah is unknown. It's possible that it's a made-up American name created to fit in with some trends like “K” names, names that rhyme with Maya, and “Ky” names like Kylie. However, there are some other potential origin stories. For example, it could be a Norwegian derivative of Katherine, which means “pure.” It could also be a feminization of the Hawaiian name Kai, which means “sea.”

Symbolism of the name Kyah:

Depending on the origin story you like best, Kyah could offer plenty of symbolism. The Hawaiian meaning could symbolize the sea and all things related to it. The Norwegian meaning could symbolize innocence and purity. It could also be a choice to honor a loved one named Kylie, Kai, Maya, or something similar.

Style of the name Kyah:

Modern

Gender of the name Kyah:

Kyah is a unisex baby name though it's more common for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Kyah:

KIE-ah

Number of syllables in the name Kyah:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Kyah:

The baby name Kyah evokes images of someone who is sweet and graceful.

Alternative spellings for the name Kyah:

Nicknames for the name Kyah:

  • Ky

Popularity of the name Kyah:

According to the Social Security Administration, Kyah has never been a top 1,000 baby name for boys or girls in the United States.

Related names for the name Kyah:

Great middle names for Kyah and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Kyah:

  • Kyah Simon (soccer player)
  • Kyah Cahill (soccer player)
  • Kyah Baby (singer)

Kyahs in popular culture:

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