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WDYT of Kieren for a boy name?
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:29 AM
I am at my 30 weeks and my new bubba will be a boy. My husband and me like the name of Kieren, but I know it is not a very popular name here. Can some one give me some idea about this?
Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:32 AM
It's a lovely Gaelic name. I will say that I have also seen it spelled Kieran, and the gaelic spelling is Ciaran.
Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:34 AM
I prefer the name spelt as Kieran but I think it is a lovely name
Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:36 AM
I like it. And spelt like that like Kieren Perkins.
Edited by Gudrun, 04 February 2013 - 10:37 AM.
Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:36 AM
I know/ have known 4 or 5. I don't mind it as a name
Edited by Bomber girl, 04 February 2013 - 10:37 AM.
Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:37 AM
As my eldest son is a Kieran I may well be biased but I love the name
Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:37 AM
Its a nice name. Not too popular but not out there either.
Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:48 AM
I think it's nice. Not too common, but not so unusual that people will think it's made up.
I think it had a burst of popularity in the 70's because all the Kierans (spelt like that) I know are in their 30s & 40s.
I did meet one who pronounces it Ky-ren (rhymes with Byron). Please don't do that!
Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:51 AM
I don't mind it...I like it spelt Kieran. I quite like Rowan as well!
Posted 04 February 2013 - 12:06 PM
I've always liked Kieran.
It was on my boys lost but sadly DH didn't like it.
Posted 04 February 2013 - 12:30 PM
My eldest is Kiran ... so I love the name. not too bothered by the spelling, as long as you are okay with it being misspelt as the more common KierAn.
Posted 04 February 2013 - 05:35 PM
I know a Kieran in his 30s. He's gorgeous, just like his name.
Posted 04 February 2013 - 05:40 PM
Kieran is a lovely name. I may have used it for DS had I not been working with one at the time.
Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:08 PM
I had a boyfriend at school called Kieran He'd be about 29 now. I like it. Underrated I think!
But like PPs, prefer it with the a .
Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:13 PM
My eldest is a Kieran. I love it and it suits him perfectly.
Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:14 PM
I don't hate it, but I don't necessarily look favourably upon it as the 2 I knew were both tools.
Posted 04 February 2013 - 09:40 PM
DH is a Kieron. A bit different and he likes it.
It's funny at get togethers because there is DH and then another Kieran. So we just say kieRAN or kieRON.
Posted 05 February 2013 - 08:28 AM
Going against the grain here, but it just doesn't appeal to me at all.
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