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pinWhat does Kerin mean?

Kerin /ker-in/ [2 sylls.] 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).


Kerin has 2 variants: Kerryn and Keryn.

Kerin has 24 more different relations 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.

Kreatif forms: Keerin, Kerinna, Kerinni. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kerin and related names. Popular variation forms of Kerin (not ranked) 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%, 51.2% less), 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Erin, Eryn, Taryn in U.S.

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

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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.