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Boy Name: Kiran

Name: Kiran
Pronunciation: \k(i)-ran\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: beam of light
Origin: Sanskrit
Related Names: Kieran
Sounds Like: Kirwan, Keiran
Variant forms: Kieron, Kyran


Kiran \k(i)-ran\ as a boy's name is pronounced keer-an. It is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Kiran is "beam of light".

Kiran has 2 variant forms: Kieron and Kyran.

For more information, see also the related name Kieran.

Baby names that sound like Kiran are Kirwan and Keiran.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Kiran.


Kiran 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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