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What does Kyrene mean?

Kyrene Pronunciation of Kyrene [kyrene] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the name Kyrene means "lord". Kyrene is an alternate form of Kyra (Greek). See also Cyrene.

Associated with: greek.


6 relations via Kyra: Kyrah, Kyreena, Kyrha, Kyria, Kyrie and Kyrra.

Creative forms:
(female) Kairene, Kyreke, ..

(male) Kyreian, Kyrenet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kyrene Kelsey (K.K.), ..

How popular is Kyrene?

Kyrene is an unusual first name for women. Kyrene is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Kyrene (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Kyra (#493 in recent rankings), Kyrie (#1321) and Kyrah. These relations of Kyrene were favored as baby names a decade ago (adoption of 0.12%) and have become significantly less common since (adoption 0.04%, 68% less), with the form Kyra falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kyra, Kyrah, Kyrie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kyrene is alike in pronunciation to Caren, Carine, Coren, Corene, Corine, Correne, Karan, Kareen, Karen, Karene, Karin, Karon, Karren, Karyn, Keren, Kerin, Keryn, Kerynne, Koren, Korin, Korine, Korinne, Korrine, Koryn and Koryne. Other suggested similar names are Arene, Aurene, Byrdene (see Birdena), Cyrena, Dorene, Eirene, Erene, Irene, Jorene, Kalene, Karee, Kareena, Kareina, Karena, Karenah, Karenna, Karina, Karlene, Karna, Karrena, Karyna, Kaylene, Keree, Kerena, Koree, Koreena, Korena, Korina, Kylee, Kylen, Kylene, Lorene, Morene, Mylene, Myree, Myrene, Myrlene, Norene, Nyree, Sarene, Serene, Sirene, Syrena, Tyree, Tyrena, Tyrene and Verene. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kyrene.

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