"little dark one"

Kieran Origin and Meaning

The name Kieran is both a boy's name and a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "little dark one".
Kieran is a boys' name that could cross over, as an update of outmoded Karen or a variation on trendy Kiera (or Keira or Kyra). Keren Ann is an Israeli-born singer. The proportion of babies named Kieran who are girls is less than ten percent.

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Famous People Named Kieran

  • Kieran ScottAmerican novelist

Kieran in Pop Culture

  • Lena Kieran Luthorcharacter on TV's "Supergirl"