in the U.S.
since 1880


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

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 5 5 0
1985 6 6 0
1990 7 7 0
1992 8 8 0
1993 15 8 7
1994 19 19 0
1995 43 36 7
1996 111 102 9
1997 93 87 6
1998 95 95 0
1999 82 82 0
2000 106 101 5
2001 113 113 0
2002 113 108 5
2003 93 87 6
2004 82 76 6
2005 84 84 0
2006 90 90 0
2007 69 69 0
2008 70 70 0
2009 85 85 0
2010 68 68 0
2011 94 94 0
2012 118 118 0
2013 119 112 7
2014 112 103 9

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 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kerrigan" is not a popular baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of only 94 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Kerrigan popular?

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 region near the Rockies? 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.


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 kindle, the warmth in others.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

G is for grand, the life you will live.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Nagirrek". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rgiaeknr". 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 4, 1949

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on 1125. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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