Popularity:2962
Origin:Sanskrit
Meaning:Beam of light
Kiran is a boy's name of Sanskrit that means "beam of light." Forged from the Sanskrit word kiraṇa, meaning "ray" or "ray of light," Kiran embodies the very essence of nourishment. Though many may link Kiran to the similar-sounding Kieran, this traditional Hindu name is not one to be overshadowed. Invigorated with an illuminating quality, Kiran offers baby a legacy of enlightened thought and inspiring deeds.

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