Kiernan

Irish
"little dark one"

Kiernan Origin and Meaning

The name Kiernan is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "little dark one".

Although this surname name is closely related to the more common Irish name Kieran, Kiernan is also a well used family name, tied to thirty-three ancient chieftains. It has on a few occasions been used for girls.

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Kiernan Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Famous People Named Kiernan

  • Kiernan Peter HughesMason, English footballer
  • Kiernan John Joseph "Skipper" DorneyAustralian army surgeon
  • Kiernan BoxAustralian pianist of band Augie March
  • Kiernan Jarryd Forbes aka AKASouth African rapper