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Kerilyn

What does Kerilyn mean?

Kerilyn Pronunciation of Kerilyn [ker-i-lyn] as a name for girls. The name Kerilyn means "black". Kerilyn is a variant form of Kerry (Irish, Gaelic): from the male name Ciaran.

Associated with: black.

Variations

7 related forms via Kerry: Keri, Keriana, Keriann, Kerianna, Kerianne, Kerrey and Kerrin.

Creative forms:
(female) Kelilyn, Kevilyn, ..

(male) Kerian, Kerily, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kerilyn Rylan (K.R.), ..

How popular is Kerilyn?

Kerilyn is an unusual first name for females. Kerilyn is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Kerilyn (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Kerry and Keri. Other forms, like Keriann, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Kerilyn was common 5 decades ago (adoption of 0.1%), but now, versions like Kerry have gone out of style. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keri, Kerry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kerry outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kerilyn is pronounced similarly to Caralyn, Carilyn, Carolyn, Coralyn, Karalyn, Karalynn, Karelyn, Karilyn, Karilynn, Karolin, Karolyn, Karolyne and Karolynn. Other recommended names are Cherilyn, Geralyn, Gerilynn, Gerrilyn, Jeralyn, Jerelyn, Jerilyn, Jerilynn, Jerrilyn, Kailyn, Karlen, Karlin, Karlyn, Karlyne, Karlynn, Karolyna, Katilyn, Keelyn, Kellyn, Kerin, Kerryn, Keryn, Lorilyn, Marilyn, Merlyn, Sherilyn, Teralyn, Terelyn and Terilynn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kerilyn.

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