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Kieren

What does Kieren mean?

Kieren Pronunciation of Kieren [kieren] as a boys' name has the meaning "black". Kieren is an alternate spelling of Kieran (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: black (dark).

Variations

Kieren has 6 variants: Keiran, Kieron, Kierren, Kierrin, Kierron and Kiran.

Kieren has 4 more relations via Kieran: Ciaran, Keiron, Kernan and Kiernan.

Creative forms:
(male) Kierenne, Kierne, ..

(female) Kierenna, Kierna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kieren Bradlee (K.B.), ..

How popular is Kieren?

Kieren is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#130443 out of 150436, Top 87%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Kieren (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Ciaran (#1969 last year), Kieran (#511), Kiernan, Kieron and Kiran (#1388). Other variants, like Kierrin, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Kieren was well-received in 2015 (usage of 0.04%). Kieran is the continual favorite. Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of Kieren and corresponding names. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Kieren is alike in pronunciation to Coren, Kerwin, Kerwyn, Kirone, Kirwan, Kirwen, Koren, Korin, Korrin, Kyran and Kyron. Other recommended names are Aaren, Aicken, Airen, Arren, Beyren, Biren, Deen, Efren, Eiden, Freen, Frewen, Gillen, Goren, Jaeden, Jeren, Jeroen, Joren, Kaeden, Kaelan, Kagen, Kairn, Kalen, Kamryn, Kannen, Karmen, Kearn, Keder, Keegen, Keeley, Keen, Keene, Keenen, Kees, Kelan, Kelten, Kerbey (see Kirby), Kerem, Kern, Kerr, Kerry, Keven, Kevon, Keyes, Kiean, Kiefer, Kiefert, Kienan, Kienen, Kile, Kinney, Kirbey (see Kirby), Klein, Klemens, Kleon, Kuefer (see Kiefer), Laren, Larren, Simen, Steen, Taren, Tarren, Teven, Tiesen and Tilden. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kieren.

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