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Meaning and name origin

Kiran \k(i)-ran\ as a boy's name is pronounced keer-an. It is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Kiran is "beam of light".


Kiran has 2 variant forms: Kieron and Kyran.

For more information, see also the related boy name Kieran.

There is 1 feminine form of Kiran: Kyra.


Kiran is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kiran and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kieran (#576) and Kieron. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Kiran is also pronounced similarly to Keiran, Kieren, Kirone, Kirwan, Kirwen, Koren, Korin and Kyron. Other suggested similar baby names are Kairn, Karam, Keiron, Kern, Kian, Kiean and Kram. Like Kiran, these names are not commonly used.