Name Kiano Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Kiano


Kiano is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Kiano thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Kiano?

Kiano is an African, especially Kenyan boy’s name. Besides, Kiano is a variant of the Hawaiian name Keanu and of the girl’s name Kiana. There is also the Japanese girl’s name Kiano.

What does the name Kiano mean?

The boy’s name Kiano means “wind in the waves”, “whirlwind” and “fresh wind” in Kenyan. Besides, Kiano means “the cool breeze” or “the cool breeze over the mountains” (from Hawaiian “ke” = the + “anu” = coolness) and “divine”, “heavenly” and “luminous” (from Kiana). The girl’s name Kiano derived from Japanese”ki/宣” meaning “announce” or “declare”, “a/亜” meaning “Asian” or “second” and the possessive particle “no/乃”.

Other variants and nicknames

Similar first names are Kialan, Kian, Kianu, or Kiasha. A female form of Kiano is Kiana. Popular nicknames are Jano, Kian, Kiki, Kio und Nano. Possible anagrams for Kiano are Aniko, Anoki, Kiona, Koina, Naoki, Nikao and Onika.

Kiano in movies and television

Kiano, played by Emilio Sakraya, is the protagonist of the German Netflix-SciFi-Series “Tribes of Europe”. He has two younger siblings, Liv and Elja, played by Henriette Confurius and David Ali Rashed. After the massacre of his tribe, he gets enslaved.

Pronunciation of Kiano

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Popularity of the name Kiano

The name Kiano is ranked #2065 overall.

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