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Boy Names Ending with -ran

Ran ending baby names and what they mean, with 50 results. -ran names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names reached the top of their popularity in the year 2011 (USAGE OF 0.05%) and are almost as common today (USAGE 0.04%, 12%), but with names such as Oran becoming less fashionable. Kieran (#497) is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation, while Moran (TOP 1%) and Gran (10%) are conventional -ran surnames.

-ran names

Aaran - Deloran | Doran - Loran | Odhran - Zimran

Aaran - Deloran

Arran1, Aran, Ahran, Aaran
Forms of Aaron. Derivative of Hebrew element. "Mountain of strength." Aarian is a somewhat common kid's name.

Abran1, Abarran
Forms of Abraham. Stems fr. Hebrew language. "Father of a multitude (of nations)." Rare. Compare Abarran, Abran with popular surnames Agaran (UPPER 99%), Alcoran (98%), which also end with -ran.

Form of Abram. Origin fr. Hebrew word. "High father." Abran was not among 2018's Top names. See also Abrams.

Var. of Adrian. Derivative of Latin language. "From Hadria." Not that popular as a baby name.

Var. of Amir. Origin fr. Arabic, Hebrew elements. "Prince; treetop." Amiran is unusual as a baby name. See also Amidan.

Source fr. Scottish word. .. The Isle of Arran is off .. Arran is infrequently used as a first name. See also Orran.

Beltran1, var. Bertran1
Based on Spanish word. Variant of Bertrand Old French, Old .. Beltran and Bertran are unusual as baby names.

Bertran2, Beltran2
Forms of Bertram. Root fr. Old French, Old German words. "Bright, famous raven." Beltran and Bertran are not in the Top 2000.

Form of Bram. Origin fr. Scottish, Irish, Gaelic languages. "Bramble." Compare last names Braun (UPPER 1%), Brin (20%). See also Born.


Form of Byron. Origin fr. Old English word. "At the byres or barn." Byran was popular as a baby name in 1990. See also Byrn.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ran names: Byran, Ciaran, Curran, Daran, Darran, Kieran

Ciaran and variants

Ciaran, var. Kieran
Source fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Black." Ciaran and Kieran became more trendy in 2018, rising on average +7 positions as birth names with Kieran rising the most.

Form of Clarence. From Latin word. "One who lives near the River Clare." Claran is an irregularly used masculine name. See also Ciaran.

Corcoran, var. Korcoran, Cochran
Source fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Ruddy." Unusual, with the -an suffix for Corcoran, Cochran, Korcoran, like Cronan, Carolan.


Based on Irish, Gaelic word. "Dagger; hero." Less popular today. Curran was last listed in 1993 in the Top 2000. See also Cyran.

Form of Kern. Based on Irish, Gaelic language. "Small swarthy one." Curran is popular as a boys' name among the versions of Kern. See also Cyran.

Var. of Cyrano. Origin fr. French, Greek elements. "From Cyrene." Unusual as a baby name, but Cyran is similar to the more common Kyran. See also Crayn.

Var. of Corin. Derived fr. Latin. "Spear." Rather quirky as a birth name, Cyran is used more often as a surname. See also Corwan.


Form of Darin. Source fr. Old English word. .. Darin and the variants listed here .. Uncommon. Daran is not found in the US Demographics. See also Darran.


Form of Darren. Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Great." Darran is popular as a baby name among the variations of Darren. See also Dorren.

Form of De-. From American. Combination of the De prefix with .. Deloran is not a Top 2000 name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ran names for boys.

1. Aaran - Deloran
Aaron [Aran, Arran, Ahran, Aaran], Abraham [Abran, Abarran], Abram [Abran], Adrian [Adiran], Amir [Amiran], Arran, Beltran [Bertran], Bertram [Bertran, Beltran], Bram [Bran], Byron [Byran], Ciaran [Kieran], Clarence [Claran], Corcoran [Cochran, Korcoran], Curran, Kern [Curran], Cyrano [Cyran], Corin [Cyran], Darin [Daran], Darren [Darran], De- [Deloran]

Doran [Dorran], Doron [Doran], Dorran [Doran], Durand [Duran], Efrain [Efran], Eliron [Eliran], Eran, Farren [Farran], Ferran, Francis [Fran], Garron [Garan, Garran], George [Joran, Goran], Goran, Jaron [Jeran, Jaran, Jarran], Jorell [Joran], Joren [Joran], Kieran [Kiran, Keiran, Ciaran], Kiran [Kyran], Larron [Larran], Loren [Loran]

Odhran [Oran, Odran], Oran [Orran], Oren [Oran], Orrin [Orran], Saffron [Saffran], Taran, Terron [Teran, Taran, Tarran], Terran, Torin [Toran, Torran], Zimran

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