Given Name CIARÁN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Irish
PRONOUNCED: KYEE-ran, KEE-rawn   [details]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of CIAR. This was the name of two Irish saints: Saint Ciarán the Elder, the patron of the Kingdom of Munster, and Saint Ciarán of Clonmacnoise, the founder of a monastery in the 6th century.

Categories

black, colors, diminutives, saints
VARIANTS: Kieran, Kieron, Kyran
FEMININE FORMS: Ciara, Kiera
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Kieran, Kieron, Keiran, Kiaran (English)
USER SUBMISSION: Ciaran
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