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Boy Name: Kearney

Name: Kearney
Pronunciation: \ke(ar)-ney\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Irish
Related Names: Kearn
Sounds Like: Kearne, Kairne, Carny, Carne, Corney, Kern, Keirone
Variant forms: Karney, Karny, Kearny
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1750


Kearney \ke(ar)-ney\ as a boy's name. Variant of Carney (Irish, Gaelic) "the winner".

Kearney has 3 variant forms: Karney, Karny and Kearny.

For more information, see also the related name Kearn.

Baby names that sound like Kearney are Kearne, Kairne, Carny, Carne, Corney, Kern and Keirone.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Kearney.


Kearney is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1750 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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