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Boy Name: Kern

Name: Kern
Pronunciation: \k(e)-rn\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: small swarthy one
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Kairn, Kieran, Korin, Koren, Geron, Kearny, Karny, Kerwin, Kerwyn, Kiran, Kieron, Kieren, Keiron, Keiran, Kyran, Kyron
Variant forms: Curran, Kearn, Kearne, Kearns
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1418

Description

Kern \k(e)-rn\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kern is "small swarthy one". "Kern" is also a term for a lightly armed soldier.

Kern has 4 variant forms: Curran, Kearn, Kearne and Kearns.

Baby names that sound like Kern are Kairn, Kieran, Korin, Koren, Geron, Kearny, Karny, Kerwin, Kerwyn, Kiran, Kieron, Kieren, Keiron, Keiran, Kyran and Kyron.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Kern.

Popularity

Kern is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1418 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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