Kerrigan is a gender-neutral name of Irish origin. It derives from the anglicized form of the surname Ó Ciaragán, which has roots in the Irish word ciar, meaning “dark-complexioned.” Of all the Irish surnames that are used as given names, Kerrigan is one of the less common, making it a distinctive choice for baby. You may choose to shorten it to Kerry as a sweet nickname that doubles as a reference to the beautiful Irish county.
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