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Cairn meaning and name origin

Cairn \ca(i)-rn\ as a boy's name is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cairn is "mound of rocks". Place name. Cairns were built as far back as the Stone Age, and many of these ancient cairns can be seen in the British Isles.

Cairn has 5 variant forms: Cairne, Cairns, Kairn, Kairne and Kairns.

For more information, see also the related name Carnell.

Cairn is also pronounced similarly to Carne. Other suggested similar baby names are Cain, Caird, Cairo, Carny, Caron, Crain and Nairn.

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Popularity of Cairn

Cairn is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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