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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 has 2 variant forms: Kerryn, Keryn.


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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Erin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.