Kaia Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Kaia:
Derived from the Hawaiian kai (the sea).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Kaia
Kye, Ki Ki, Kai, Kai-Kai
- Meanings and history of the name Kaia
In addition to the Hawaiian origin above, Kaia is also a form of the Scandinavian name Kaja.
Kaia is also a derivation of Gaia (Greek for earth).
Kaia is not the feminine form of the the Hawaiian word for "sea" (kai).
Hawaiian = Depending on diacritical marks it can mean "fast asleep" or "swing" or "to cluster together."
"Kaya" in Tagalog (Filipino) means "ability, strength, power, influence."
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Kaia Kanepi, Estonian tennis player
Kaia Wilson, musician
Model Cindy Crawford and her husband Rande Gerber have a daughter who's a model named Kaia Gerber.
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