Meaning and Origin of: Sierra

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Ruddy; dark; spear
  • Spanish : Saw-tooth mountain range

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Spanish : Dangerous

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic) : habitational name from any of the numerous places named Sierra or La Sierra, from sierra ‘ridge or chain of hills’ (from Latin serra ‘saw’).

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