Kieran
Origin/Usage
Gaelic, Irish
Pronunciation
KEER-awn
Meaning
Small dark one
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Kieran is a diminutive Kier. Kier originates in Irish language and is derived from the name Ciar, which means "small dark one". As a masculine given name it has always been much more popular in the United Kingdom than the United States.

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Kieran Culkin - actor
Kieran Richardson - soccer player

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