Gender Masculine
Usage Irish
Pronounced Pron. KYEE-ran
, KEE-rawn
  [key·IPA]

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.

Related Names

VariantsKieran, Kieron, Kyran
Feminine FormsCiara, Kiera
Other Languages & CulturesKieran, Kieron, Keiran, Kiaran(English)
User SubmissionCiaran

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Entry updated December 8, 2017