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Meaning and name origin

Kieran \ki(e)-ran\ as a boy's name is pronounced KEER-en. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kieran is "black". Name of a saint (sixth century) who was admired for his generosity. Actor Kieran Culkin.

Kieran has 11 variant forms: Ciaran, Keiran, Keiron, Kernan, Kieren, Kiernan, Kieron, Kierren, Kierrin, Kierron and Kiran.

There is 1 feminine form of Kieran: Kiara.


Popularity

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

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kieran for boys (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kieran name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kieran and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ciaran, Keiran, Kieran and Kieron. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kieran in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Kieran is also pronounced similarly to Kirwan and Kyran. Other suggested similar baby names are Kern, Kiean and Kienan. Like Kieran, these names are not commonly used.

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