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My name! I don't have the accent (though I wish it did). I really like it as I am of Irish ancestry (Dad is from Derry) but I'm not sure about the meaning if I'm being honest!
Singer, Ciaran Lavery has this name, but without the accent. He is a great artist, you should really check his music out!
Ciarán and its variants (Kieran, Kieron, Kyran, Keiran, Kiaran, etc.) are also used for females, but they're more common for males. So, I think that the "Gender" of these names should be changed from "Masculine" to "Masculine & Feminine". Sources:án
Interesting boy's name.
I think it’s a nice name but I’m afraid people in the USA would always pronounce it SEE ran or SEE run. If I were to use it on a baby boy I’d probably go with Kieran.
Ciaràn McDonald, aka Bearface, is an Irish singer and producer who's part of the collective Brockhampton.
As a native Irish speaker, the correct way to say it is: Kee-uh-rawn.
The ia in the word "Ciar" uses the diphthong "ɪə" which in English is used in words like "ear" and "linear".
Ciaran David P. Joyce is an actor and TV presenter of Irish descent, best known for playing Laurence 'Lol' Plakova in CBBC's The Story of Tracy Beaker. He attended the Cardiff schools, St. Josephs primary and Corpus Christi High school. As well as his role in Tracy Beaker, Ciaran has also played 'Alex Ellis' in Holby City, 'Smiler' in Torchwood, 'Boris Dracula' in Young Dracula and 'Robbie Parker' in After You've Gone, all for the BBC. Other credits include All about us: The Beacons for Channel 4, Digital Vision's Oscar, and Prolific Films' Summer Scars playing 'Bingo'. Ciaran has also played numerous theatre roles including 'Dandini' in Cinderella, Aladdin, Peter Pan, Hawth Theatre, Gaveroche in Les Misérables, 'Lozzo' in Off The Streets Project, 'Scot' in Brassed Off and Vince in Two Princes, both the latter for Theatr Clwyd. He was a continuity presenter for the CBBC Channel in December 2008, fronting in-vision links alongside fellow The Story of Tracy Beaker actor Ben Hanson. He also recently starred in an online BBC drama called PO5T which was written by the writers of Young Dracula. He stars alongside Darragh Mortell, Harry Ferrier and Clare Thomas.
Given Name CIARANGENDER: MasculineUSAGE: EnglishCONTRIBUTOR: cutenose on 6/29/2016LAST EDITOR: cutenose on 6/29/2016 [revision history]Meaning & HistoryAnglicized form of Ciarán.
The name Ciaran was given to 73 boys born in the US in 2015.
Ciarán McMenamin (b. 1975) is an Irish actor. Recently known for his portrayal of Matt Anderson, lead character on the British sci-fi drama "Primeval".
While the proper pronunciation of this name is nice, Ciaran might be a difficult name to use in the US, as most people will want to pronounce it "Cee-AH-run" or "Cee-AIR-un".
This is such an interesting and Strong Masculine name, unusual, I love it!
Ciaran MacEwan bears the name as the antagonist in Cate Tiernan's Sweep(US)/Wicca(UK) book series.
Now a chav name.
Ciarán Brennan is a famous bearer of the name. He's one the members of the Irish band Clannad.
I like this name but I'd like it better if it had a shorter 'a' sound, like Ciara with an 'n' at the end.
Pronounced Keer-awn.
My younger brother was almost named Ciaran. My parents ended up changing it to Braden, though, because the nurses kept calling him Karen, and they worried kids would call him "Ciar the Queer".
It's pronounced "KEE-a-rawn".
I have named my baby Ciaran, I just loved this spelling, that is one of the reasons I choose this name. I think it is such a strong sounding name.
Ciaran Bourke, one of the original members of the Irish folk band The Dubliners, bore this name.
Pronounced KEE-a-ro-n.
A staff member of the site is named Ciaran. He's awesome.
Ciaran is pronounced KEE-rin or can be pronounced KEER-awn.
Ciarán Hinds is an Irish-born actor.
Correct Gaelic spelling: Ciarán. The 'fada' above the second a makes the vowel long thus resulting in an 'aw' sound. Hence correct pronunciation of the name becomes keer-on.