Kyran - boys name

Kyran name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 84%

Kyran name meaning:

The name Kyran is of Irish origin and is derived from the name Ciarán. It is a masculine name that holds significant cultural and historical importance. The name Kyran means "little dark one" or "dark-haired" in Irish Gaelic. "Ciar" refers to black or dark, while the suffix "-án" denotes a diminutive form.

In Irish mythology, Ciarán was the name of several revered saints, including St. Ciarán of Clonmacnoise, one of the Twelve Apostles of Ireland. As a result, the name Kyran carries a sense of spirituality and holiness. People with this name are often described as intelligent, ambitious, and determined. They possess a natural ability to lead and inspire others.

Kyran is a name that carries both cultural significance and a strong sense of identity. It represents a person who is dark-haired or has a dark complexion, and also highlights the rich cultural heritage of Ireland.

Origin: Gaelic

Dusky, dark-haired.

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Overall UK ranking: 790 out of 4789

41 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Kyran

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