Kieron

Meaning of the name Kieron. Listen and learn how to pronounce Kieron so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name.

MEANING: ciar “”dark”” and the diminutive -in it means “”little dark one.”” Popular for over 1500 years, at least 26 saints have borne the name. The most notable, St. Ciaran of Clonmacnoise (c. 530 AD), was the son of a carpenter who studied with St. Enda for seven years and went on to establish a monastery at Clonmacnoise, on the banks of the River Shannon in County Westmeath. It became a major spiritual and educational center and despite being plundered by the Vikings and the English, remained a major religious center until the 1550s.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Kieron Ciaran

PRONUNCIATION: “keer + awn” or “keer + in”

ENGLISH: Kieron

AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Kieron and read along with the meaning)

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