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Boy Name: Kirwan

Name: Kirwan
Pronunciation: \k(i)-rwan, kir-wan\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: little dark one
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Kirwen, Kiran
Similar Names: Karman, Kieran, Corwan, Karlan, Kerwyn, Kiernan, Kernan, Keiran, Kyran
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 8723


Kirwan \k(i)-rwan, kir-wan\ as a boy's name is a variant of Kerwin (Irish), and the meaning of Kirwan is "little dark one".

The baby name Kirwan sounds like Kirwen and Kiran. Other similar baby names are Karman, Kieran, Corwan, Karlan, Kerwyn, Kiernan, Kernan, Keiran and Kyran.


Kirwan is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#8723 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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