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Kieran Meaning


What does Kieran mean?

The name Kieran is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Kieran is "small and dark skinned".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "little black one".

Kieran is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Kie-ran.

The Given Name Kieran

Kieran is a variant of Kiaran. See Kiaran for further details.

Kieran is a name with class.

A name fit for a child full of spirit and charm, a little seeker.

A refined name that will be brilliant to parents.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Kieran Culkin, and Kieran O'Brien.

Kieran Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 540 in baby name popularity for boys with 534 occurrences. It ranked 5,848 in baby name popularity for girls with 22 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 514 in baby name popularity for boys with 558 occurrences. It ranked 4,777 in baby name popularity for girls with 29 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Kieran has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Kieran Name Popularity Page.

Kieran Related Names

Kieran is a variant of Kiaran.

Variants of the name Kieran include Kyran.

Famous Kierans

  • Kieran Culkin ~ Actor
  • Kieran O'Brien ~ Actor

Kieran Numerology

What will your new littleKieran be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Kieran Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Kieran in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Kieran.

Just for fun, see the name Kieran in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Kieran in Nautical Flags page.