Kiran Origin and Meaning

The name Kiran is a girl's name meaning "sunbeam".
In Nepal, India and Pakistan, Kiran is used for both boys and girls - as can be seen from internationally acclaimed (female) author Kiran Desai and (male) Nepali soccer player Kiran Chemjong. Nepali-American Fox news anchor Kiran Chetry is another famous, female bearer of this name. With its light-filled meaning, and similarity to names such as Kieran and Karen, this name works well outside Asia.

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Famous People Named Kiran

  • Kiran BediIndian politician
  • Kiran Carrie ChetryNepali,American TV journalist
  • Kiran MazumdarShaw, an Indian entrepreneur
  • Kiran DesaiIndian novelist
  • Kiran "Madame" GandhiLos Angeles based rapper and singer
  • Kiran JunejaIndian actress
  • Kiran RaoIndian film producer
  • Kiran RathodIndian actress
  • Kiran KhanPakistani actress
  • Kiran KhanPakistani swimmer
  • Kiran AhluwaliaIndian,Canadian singer

Kiran in Pop Culture

  • Default name in the app Fire Emblem Heroes