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Kieran 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.

Baby names that sound like Kieran are Kern, Kirwan and Kyran.

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Popularity of Kieran

Kieran is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Kieran compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Kieran only.


Popularity of name Kieran
Popularity of Kieran

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