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Popularity
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kerrigan

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Dusky: dark A surname
  • #6679 All Time
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Boys

How popular is the name "Kerrigan" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1972550
1985660
1990770
1992880
19931587
199419190
199543367
19961111029
199793876
199895950
199982820
20001061015
20011131130
20021131085
200393876
200482766
200584840
200690900
200769690
200870700
200985850
201068680
201194940
20121181180
20131191127
20141121039

Want to know about the populiarty of Kerrigan? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,900 babies born with the name Kerrigan in the United States. That's more than enough Kerrigans to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kerrigan" was in 2012 with a total of 118 babies.

According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kerrigan" is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of only 84 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Kerrigan in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kerrigan" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kerrigan as well as things modernly associated with the name Kerrigan such as celebrities named Kerrigan.

Irish

Origin and Meaning of Kerrigan

The name "Kerrigan" is of Irish origin, and it means "Dusky: dark A surname". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

K is for kid, the child within.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

R is for relax, you know how!

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

G is for gentle, the nurturing side of you.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nagirrek". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nriegakr". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Kerrigan born Dec 17, 1970

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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