Gender: Male Meaning of Keiran: "little dark one" Origin of Keiran: Spelling variation of Kieran

Keiran Origin and Meaning

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

While Kieran is the class and most-used male form of this name, some people spell it Keiran in keeping with the female Keira, the version popularized by the gorgeous Ms. Knightley.

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Khedrak Says:


The spelling (ei) Keiran is wrong its suppose to be (ie) kieran. There is also no meaning for the ei version.

Origin of the name Kieran: A borrowing from the Irish, Kieran is the Irish form of the Gaelic Ciarán (little dark one), which is from ciar (black, dark), a word meaning "dark-haired" or "black-haired" when applied to humans.

St. Kieran was born in Connacht, Ireland. He was the son of Beoit, a carpenter. is one of the saints and all are spelled (ie) Kieran or Ciaran

Zelliew Says:


This is a very pleasant name