What does Kernan mean?
Associated with: black (dark).
Kernan has 1 variant: Kiernan.Creative forms:
(male) Ketnan, Krinan, ..
(female) Kerna, Kersan, .. Middle name pairings:
Kernan Mikael (K.M.), ..
How popular is Kernan?
Kernan is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#10941 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Kernan (not ranked) are Kieran (#511 via latest list), Kiernan, Kieron and Kiran (#1388). Other forms, like Keiran, are uncommon. These relations of Kernan are at the top of their popularity presently (median #1474). Kieran is the steady favorite. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Arnan, Bernal, Ernan, Fernan, Fernand, Ferran, German, Herman▼, Hernan, Jeran, Jerman, Jernayn (see Germain), Kannan, Karlan, Karman, Karmen, Keagan, Kealan, Kean, Keegan▲, Keelan, Keenan▼, Keenen, Keenon, Kegan, Keilan, Kelan, Kellan▲, Kelvan, Kenan, Kenn, Kennan, Kennon, Kentan (see Kenton), Kern, Kernohan, Kervin, Kervyn, Kerwin, Kerwyn, Kevan, Keyvan, Kienan, Kirwan, Kyran, Teran, Terran, Tiernan, Vernal, Vernen, Vernin and Vernon▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kernan.See names in meaning and etymology.