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Kernan

What does Kernan mean?

Kernan Pronunciation of Kernan as a name for boys means "black". Kernan is an alternate spelling of Kieran (Irish, Gaelic).

STARTS/ENDS WITH Ke-, -an

ASSOCIATED WITH black (dark)

Variations

VARIANT Kiernan

OTHER FORMS VIA KIERAN Keiran, Keiron, Kieren, Kieron, Kierren, Kierrin, Kierron, Kiran

CREATIVE FORMS
(male)

(female)


MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Kernan Leonel (K.L.), ..

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?

Popular alternative forms of Kernan (NOT RANKED) are Kieran (#540 VIA LATEST LIST), Kiernan, Kieron and Kiran (#1569). Other forms, like Keiran, are uncommon. These relations of Kernan were at the top of their popularity 1 year ago (MEDIAN #1474) and have remained as common to this day (#1527, 5.6% LESS USAGE). Kieran is the steady favorite. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2016)



Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kieran, Kiernan, Kiran in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kieran, Kieron outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike 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.

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