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Boy Name: Kiernan

Name: Kiernan
Pronunciation: \ki(er)-nan\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: black
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Kernan, Cronan
Similar Names: Kienan, Tiernan
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 8048


Kiernan \ki(er)-nan\ as a boy's name is a variant of Kieran (Irish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Kiernan is "black".

The baby name Kiernan sounds like Kernan and Cronan. Other similar baby names are Kienan and Tiernan.


Kiernan is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#8048 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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