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Kiran

Heart
Sanskrit
"ray of light"

Kiran Origin and Meaning

The name Kiran is a boy's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "ray of light".
Though it sounds like a modern invention, Kiran is a traditional Hindu name from India; chosen for her son by actress Kelli Williams. Author Kiran Desai is a woman and this name, which bears a resemblance to both the Irish (male) Kieran and the fifties favorite Karen, certainly works as well for a girl.
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Kiran Popularity

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20 Names Similar to Kiran

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Lists containing Kiran

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Famous People Named Kiran

  • Kiran KumarIndian actor
  • Kiran NagarkarIndian novelist
  • Kiran ChemjongNepali footballer
  • (Nallari) Kiran Kumar ReddyIndian actor
  • Kiran ShahKenyan,Indian actor
  • Kiran Shankar MoreIndian cricketer
  • (Winand) Kiran Madhankumar BechanDutch footballer
  • Kiran BhattFormer wife of Indian Director Mahesh Bhatt and mother of Indian Actress Pooja Bhatt
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Kiran in Pop Culture

  • Kiran Awasthi MalhotraCharacter played by Juhi Chawla in Indian film Darr directed by Yash Chopra
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