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Cairn

What does Cairn mean?

Cairn Pronunciation of Cairn [cairn] as a boys' 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.

Associated with: scottish, gaelic, ancient (old), british (england).

Variations

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

Related boy name: Carnell.

Creative forms:
(male) Canirn, Chairn, ..

(female) Caian, Cairi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cairn Leif (C.L.), ..

How popular is Cairn?

Cairn is an uncommon given name for men. Cairn is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Carnell is the only popular variation form of Cairn (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Cairn was more pronounced 45 years ago. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Cairn and corresponding names. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carnell in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cairn and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cairn is pronounced similarly to Carne, Kearn, Keiron and Kern. Other suggested similar names are Cadan, Caden, Cadon, Cadyn, Caerd, Cahan, Cai, Caidan, Caide, Caiden, Caidin, Caidon, Caile, Cailin, Caily, Cain, Caine, Caio, Caird, Cairde, Cairo, Caius, Calan, Camren, Camron, Camry, Canon, Card, Carl, Carny, Caron, Carr, Cary, Cason, Cavan, Chairo, Chiro, Cian, Ciro, Clair, Claire, Crain and Nairn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cairn.


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