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What does Kerin mean?

Kerin Pronunciation of Kerin [kerin] as a name for girls. The name Kerin means "Ireland; dark". Kerin is a version of Erin (Irish, Gaelic): from Éirinn and Éire. Kerin is also a variation of Kerrin (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: ireland (gaelic), dark (black).

Variations

Kerin has 2 variants: Kerryn and Keryn.

14 more different relations via Erin, Kerrin: Aeran, Aerin, Airin, Aren, Arin, Aryn, Eirin, Eirinn, Eiryn, Erina, Erinn, Eryn, Taryn and Terin.

Creative forms:
(female) Kerna, ..

(male) Kerney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kerin Channing (K.C.), ..

How popular is Kerin?

Kerin is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#28298 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Kerin (not ranked) are Arin, Aryn, Erin (#337 in 2015), Erinn, Eryn (#1709) and Taryn (#1062). These relations of Kerin were at the peak of their popularity 35 years ago (average #1152) and are now much less widespread (#1518, 92.2% less usage), with forms like Taryn becoming less trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arin, Aryn, Erin, Erinn, Eryn, Taryn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kerin is pronounced similarly to Caren, Carin, Carine, Caron, Caryn, Corine, Corrin, Coryn, Karen, Kariann, Karinne, Karon, Karrin, Karyn, Karyne, Kerianne, Kerran, Kerrine, Kerron, Kerynne, Korine, Korrine, Koryn, Koryne and Korynn. Other suggested similar names are Bevin, Derrin, Devin, Farin, Kaelin, Kalin, Kamerin, Kamrin, Kari, Karie, Karina, Karis, Karlin, Karmin, Katrin, Keelin, Keni, Kenia, Kenina, Kera, Kerena, Keri, Keriana, Kerilyn, Kerra, Kerri, Kerria, Kerrie, Kerril, Kerry, Kerstin, Keryl, Kesia, Ketrina, Kevia, Kevyn, Kezia, Kiri, Kiria, Kori, Korie, Korina, Kris, Kylin, Kyria, Kyrie, Lorin, Marin, Perrin and Tarin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kerin.

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