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What does Kearn mean?

Kearn Pronunciation of Kearn [kearn] as a boys' name is pronounced kern. It is of Irish origin, and the meaning of Kearn is "dark".

Associated with: irish, dark.


Kearn has 2 variants: Kearne and Kearney.

Related boy name: Kern.

Creative forms:
(male) Kiarn, Kirn, ..

(female) Keako, Kear, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kearn Luis (K.L.), ..

How popular is Kearn?

Kearn is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#47838 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kearn has not been recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kearn name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kearn is pronounced similarly to Cairn, Carne, Kairn, Kairne and Keiron. Other suggested similar names are Ahearn, Bern, Bjarn, Hearn, Hern, Kahn, Kain, Kari, Karl, Karny (see Kearney), Karr, Keagan, Keagen, Kealan, Kealon, Kealy, Kean, Keane, Keanu, Kearie, Kearns, Kearny, Keary, Keaton, Keats, Kedar, Keen, Keer, Kegan, Keir, Keiran, Kelan, Ken, Kenan, Kenn, Keon, Ker, Kerk, Kerr, Kerry, Kevan, Keven, Kevin, Kevon, Kevron, Kevyn, Khan, Kian, Kiean, Stearn, Tern and Vern. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kearn.

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