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What does Kieron mean?

Kieron Pronunciation of Kieron [kieron] as a boys' name has the meaning "black; beam of light". Kieron is a version of Kieran (Irish, Gaelic) with the suffix -on. Kieron is also a variation of Kiran (Hindi, Sanskrit).

Associated with: black (dark), light (bright).


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

Kieron has 4 more alternative forms via Kieran, Kiran: Ciaran, Keiron, Kernan and Kiernan.

Creative forms:
(male) Kidron, Koron, ..

(female) Kieronna, Kieronne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kieron Desmond (K.D.), ..

How popular is Kieron?

Kieron is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Kieron is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name history of Kieron for boys. Kieron reached its top position of #98 in England in 2002, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kieron name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kieron outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Kieron rated in the Top 2000 are Kieran (#511 the previous year), Kiran (#1388), Kyran (#1525), Ciaran (#1969) and Kiernan. Other variants, like Keiron, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Kieron was at its apex in the year 2011 (median #1486) and has remained as conventional to this day. Kieran is more familiar than the rest.

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

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

Similar Names

Kieron is alike in pronunciation to Caron, Keirohn, Keirone, Keirown, Kerwin, Kerwyn, Kirone, Kirwan, Kirwen, Koren, Korin, Korrin, Kyron and Kyrone. Other recommended names are Aeron, Aileron, Aleron, Biron, Cimeron, Deron, Geron, Jeron, Kaemon, Kairn, Kameron, Kamron, Kearn, Keenon, Keeton, Keon, Kerem, Kern, Kevon, Kevron, Kiean, Kienan, Kienen, Kleon, Leeron, Leron, Liron, Miron, Oberon, Piero, Pierson, Simeron, Teron and Theron. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kieron.

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