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Meaning and name origin
Kiernan \ki(er)-nan\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kiernan is "black". Kiernan is a variant of Kieran (Irish, Gaelic): name of a saint (sixth century) who was admired for his generosity.
Kiernan has 1 variant form: Kernan.
Kiernan is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8048 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kiernan and its variant forms. The only variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Kieran. (2015 statistics).
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