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Kiran Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Kiran is of Hindi origin.

The meaning of Kiran is "sun rays".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1609 in baby name popularity for boys with 96 occurrences.  It ranked 3935 in popular baby names for girls with 38 occurrences. 

View the Kiran Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Kiran has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Kiran to other names.


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Kiran falls into the celestial name category.

Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Kiran.

Just for fun, see the name Kiran 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 Kiran in Nautical Flags page.

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Indian names or Hindu names are listed in Our Baby Namer under Indian, Hindi and Sanskrit. Other names which may be used my Muslim Indians would be listed under Arabic or Iranian names.

Indian names generally contain a given name followed by some number of secondary names. Secondary names are often patronyms, names derived from the father, grandfather or other paternal ancestor, village names, occupation names, or names of gods.

Hindu given names are from Sanskrit. Given names derive from a number of sources including religion, nature, family names, and sanskrit vocabulary words. Sacred Hindu texts are the source of most names.