What does Kerin mean?
Kerin \k(e)-rin\ as a name for girls is of Irish and Gaelic derivation, and the name Kerin means "Ireland; dark". Kerin is a derivative of Erin (Irish, Gaelic): from Éirinn and Éire. Kerin is also a variation of Kerrin (Irish, Gaelic).
Kerin has 24 more different forms via Erin, Kerrin: Aeran, Aerenne, Aerin, Aerynne, Airin, Aren, Arin, Arinne, Aryn, Eire, Eireann, Eirin, Eirinn, Eiryn, Eirynn, Erienne, Erina, Erinn, Erinna, Erinne, Eryn, Erynn, Taryn▼ and Terin.
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. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kerin and related names. Popular variation forms of Kerin (#unlisted) are Erin (#325 in 2014), Eryn and Taryn (#853). These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in the year 1995 (usage of 0.5613%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.274%, down 51.2%), with the form Taryn becoming less trendy. Erin (#325) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this list. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Kerin is 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 Karina, Kerena, Keri▼, Keriana and Korina. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kerin.