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Popularity
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kiran

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How popular is the baby name Kiran in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 7 7 0
1968 8 8 0
1970 17 9 8
1971 5 5 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 10 5 5
1974 18 11 7
1975 34 24 10
1976 27 12 15
1977 31 17 14
1978 21 6 15
1979 34 20 14
1980 39 22 17
1981 37 22 15
1982 42 25 17
1983 39 23 16
1984 33 18 15
1985 32 19 13
1986 44 33 11
1987 28 21 7
1988 47 31 16
1989 47 35 12
1990 38 27 11
1991 58 38 20
1992 50 25 25
1993 58 28 30
1994 68 43 25
1995 65 43 22
1996 90 53 37
1997 71 37 34
1998 106 61 45
1999 116 55 61
2000 108 57 51
2001 111 58 53
2002 148 77 71
2003 145 64 81
2004 154 67 87
2005 158 71 87
2006 163 73 90
2007 164 76 88
2008 198 79 119
2009 176 60 116
2010 141 39 102
2011 146 44 102
2012 161 42 119
2013 151 37 114
2014 134 38 96
2015 156 32 124

Want to know about the popularity of the Kiran baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,742 babies born with the name Kiran in the United States. That's more than enough Kirans to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kiran" was in 2015 with a total of 124 babies.

According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kiran" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 15 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of only 164 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Kiran popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Kiran

The name "Kiran" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Ray of Light". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Kiran Bedi

Kiran Bedi is a politician, social activist, and retired police officer. Kiran was born in 1949 as Kiran Peshawaria in Amritsar, Punjab, India.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Kiran

Kiran Ahuja
Kiran Chetry
Kiran Desai
Kiran Gandhi
Kiran Rao
Kiran Thapa
Kiran Bhargava
Kiran Kumar Reddy
Kiran Nadar

Alternative Meanings

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

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

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Past life for Kiran born Apr 27, 2009

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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 Japan approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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