Meaning and name origin
Kerin \k(e)-rin\ as a girl's name is of Gaelic and Irish origin, and the meaning of Kerin is "Ireland; dark". Kerin is a variant of Erin (Gaelic, Irish): from Éirinn and Éire. Also a variant of Kerrin (Irish, Gaelic).
Kerin is not a popular first name for females but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#46827 out of 88799, Top 53%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kerin and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Erin (#325). (2014 statistics).
Kerin is also pronounced similarly to Carin, Corin, Karan, Karen▼, Karin▼, Karine, Karon▼, Karrin, Karyn▼, Keren, Keriann, Kerran, Kerrine, Kerron, Koren, Korin, Korine, Korrin and Koryn. Other suggested similar baby names are Aerin, Karina▼, Kerena, Keri▼, Keriana, Korina and Terin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kerin.