What does Kiernan mean?
Associated with: black (dark).
Kiernan has 1 variant: Kernan.Creative forms:
(male) Kernnan, Kiergan, ..
(female) Kierka, Kierna, .. Middle name pairings:
Kiernan Jordan (K.J.), ..
How popular is Kiernan?
Kiernan is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#5614 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Kiernan entered the list in 1996 and reached its top position of #1693 in the U.S. in 2000, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Kiernan appearing in the Top 2000 are Kieran (#511 last year), Kiran (#1388), Ciaran (#1969) and Kieron. Usage of these relations of Kiernan was common among parents in 2015. Kieran is more widely used than the rest.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Arnan, Brenan, Brennan, Eirian, Ernan, Fernan, Ferran, Finan, Fionan, Fionnan, German, Girvan, Herman▼, Hernan, Jeran, Jerman, Kaelan, Kannan, Karlan, Karman, Keagan, Kealan, Kean, Keegan▲, Keeghan, Keelan, Keenan▼, Keenen, Keenon, Kegan, Keilan, Kelan, Kellan▲, Kelvan, Kenan, Kenn, Kennan, Kennon, Kentan (see Kenton), Kern, Kernohan, Kervin, Kervyn, Kerwin, Kerwyn, Kevan, Keyvan, Kian▲, Kiean, Kiefner, Kienan, Kienen, Kilean, Kilian, Killean, Killian▲, Kingman, Kirwan, Kirwen, Kyran, Riordan, Sherman▼, Siprian, Sipryan (see Cipriano), Teran, Terran, Tiarnan, Tienan, Tiernan and Zimran. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kiernan.See names in meaning and etymology.