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#1 babyangela

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?

#2 BobTony

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.  original.gif

#3 Peppery

Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:34 AM

I prefer the name spelt as Kieran but I think it is a lovely name

#4 Gudrun

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.


#5 Bomber girl

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.


#6 doubledelight

Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:37 AM

As my eldest son is a Kieran I may well be biased but I love the name biggrin.gif

#7 Percoriel

Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:37 AM

Its a nice name. Not too popular but not out there either.

#8 Shooz

Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:42 AM

Lovely name- prefer Kieran or Ciaran spellings.

#9 kerilyntaryn

Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:46 AM

I think it quite nice

#10 au*lit

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!

#11 rainycat

Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:49 AM

Great name!

#12 TinyTeddys

Posted 04 February 2013 - 10:51 AM

I don't mind it...I like it spelt Kieran. I quite like Rowan as well!

#13 twilightangel

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.

#14 mumto3princesses

Posted 04 February 2013 - 12:20 PM

QUOTE (Gudrun @ 04/02/2013, 11:36 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I like it.  And spelt like that like Kieren Perkins.


Same. I would have used it but didn't have a boy.

#15 LovenFire

Posted 04 February 2013 - 12:30 PM

My eldest is Kiran ... so I love the name.  original.gif not too bothered by the spelling, as long as you are okay with it being misspelt as the more common KierAn.

#16 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 04 February 2013 - 05:29 PM

I don't mind it spelt Kieran.

#17 Jax12

Posted 04 February 2013 - 05:34 PM

It's NMS but if you like it go for it.

#18 shopalot33

Posted 04 February 2013 - 05:35 PM

I know a Kieran in his 30s.  He's gorgeous, just like his name.  biggrin.gif

#19 ~chiquita~

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.

#20 Swarley

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:08 PM

I had a boyfriend at school called Kieran Tounge1.gif  He'd be about 29 now.  I like it. Underrated I think!
But like PPs, prefer it with the a  .

#21 Brown Eyed Girl

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:13 PM

My eldest is a Kieran. I love it and it suits him perfectly.

#22 SlinkyMalinki

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.

#23 Missy Shelby

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:16 PM

I really like it OP! original.gif

#24 Gloriana

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.

#25 vanessa71

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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