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What does Kirwen mean?

Kirwen Pronunciation of Kirwen [kir-wen] as a boys' name is of Irish derivation, and the name Kirwen means "little dark one". Kirwen is a version of Kerwin (Irish): also possibly (Old English) "swamp friend".

Associated with: irish, little, dark.


Kirwen has 3 variants: Kerwinn, Kerwyn and Kirwan.

Kirwen has 2 more relations via Kerwin: Kervin and Kervyn.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Kimwen, Kirwenna, ..

(female) Kirken, Kirwenna, ..

How popular is Kirwen?

Kirwen is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Kirwen is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Kerwin and Kervin are the popular alternative forms of Kirwen (not ranked). Other forms, like Kerwinn, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Kirwen was widespread among parents during 1960-1969 (median #1350). Below is a graphed study of the statistics of the boy name Kirwen and associated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kervin, Kerwin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kirwen and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kirwen is pronounced similarly to Carwyn, Coren, Corwan, Corwin, Corwyn, Keiran, Keirohn, Keirown, Kieran, Kieren, Kieron, Kierren, Kierrin, Kierron, Kiran, Kirone, Koren, Korin, Korrin, Kyran and Kyron. Other recommended names are Aaren, Airen, Arien, Arjen, Armen, Arrlen, Barten, Biren, Borden, Ciprien, Dillen, Eirwyn, Garren, Garwen, Gillen, Girven, Gorren, Gorten, Horten, Irven, Jeren, Jerren, Kadeen, Kagen, Kairn, Kairne, Kalen, Kamden, Kareem, Karman, Karmen, Karney, Keegen, Keenen, Keiron, Kerem, Kern, Kernan, Kerrey, Kienen, Kiernan, Kirbey (see Kirby), Kirklea, Kortes, Kyrie, Marlen, Merlen, Merven, Naren, Rien, Tiesen, Tilden, Toren and Warden. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kirwen.

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