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Gender: Male Meaning of Piran: "prayer" Origin of Piran: Irish

The name Piran is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "prayer". Piran and is often added to lists like Best One-of-a-Kind Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

It may be a longshot -- especially since it was given to zero boys in the US in 2014 -- but Piran could conceivably be a future Kieran, which is shaping up to being the next Kevin. Piran is the patron saint of miners and of Cornwall.

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Famous People Named Piran

Piran, the patron saint of Cornwall

Pop Culture References for the name Piran

Pieran, Peran


lucyyy Says:


Piran is the name of a beautiful town in the coast of Slovenia, and its Italian version is Pirano (which could also be used as a name). Although in here they suggest a pronunciation similar to that of Kieran (stressing the first syllable), I pronounce it as "pea-RAHN". However pronounced, I think it would make for a beautiful and unique name.

Phil Says:


How do you pronounce this name? Also, where did you find the meaning? I searched around and nobody else gives it this meaning. Although I like the meaning you have given it I am wondering about it's accuracy.