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pinWhat does Kiernan mean?

Kiernan /kier-nan/ as a name for boys means "black". Kiernan is an alternate form of Kieran (Irish, Gaelic). Compare surname Kirnon.


Kiernan has 1 variant: Kernan.

Kiernan has 9 more different relations via Kieran: Ciaran, Keiran, Keiron, Kieren, Kieron, Kierren, Kierrin, Kierron and Kiran.

Kreatif forms: Kiernanne, Kirnan. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Kiernan and related names. Popular related forms of Kiernan (outside Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000 are Kieran (#576 2 years ago), Kieron and Ciaran. Adoption of these relations of Kiernan was common among parents in 2011 (usage of 0.1753%) and is almost as conventional today (usage 0.1413%, 19.4% less). Kieran is more widely used than the rest. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

pinSimilar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Kienan and Tiernan. Like Kiernan, these names are not frequently used.