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Boy Name: Kieran

Name: Kieran
Pronunciation: \ki(e)-ran\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: black
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Kern, Kirwan, Kyran
Variant forms: Ciaran, Keiran, Keiron, Kernan, Kieren, Kiernan, Kieron, Kierren, Kierrin, Kierron, Kiran

Description

Kieran \ki(e)-ran\ as a boy's name is pronounced KEER-en. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kieran is "black". Name of a saint (sixth century) who was admired for his generosity. Actor Kieran Culkin.

Kieran has 11 variant forms: Ciaran, Keiran, Keiron, Kernan, Kieren, Kiernan, Kieron, Kierren, Kierrin, Kierron and Kiran.

Baby names that sound like Kieran are Kern, Kirwan and Kyran.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Kieran.

Popularity

Kieran is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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