US Popularity:11624
Other Origin(s):Irish
Meaning:Mythological creature; Of Kieran; Little dark one
A gender-neutral name, Kirin, will be an omen of prosperity. In Japanese culture a kirin is a mythological creature, one who appears during the imminent arrival or passing of a distinguished person. It is also said that Kirin is a variation of Kieran, which is an anglicized version of the Irish title Cíaran, meaning “little dark one.” Whether you are looking to make a gesture to your roots, or just looking for a name that stands out, Kirin will tick all the boxes.

Kirin Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Kirin is currently #11624 in U.S. births
Boy:Kirin is currently #15670 in U.S. births
Girl:Kirin is currently #27113 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 3047
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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