Popularity:3528
Origin:Celtic
Meaning:Little dark-haired one
Kyron is a masculine name of Gaelic origin, whose roots may stretch to the shores of Ancient Greece. Meaning "little dark-haired one," Kyron conjures up a brooding, mysterious figure but its Greek ties pose something far more enlightening. Thought to derive from the name Chiron, meaning "hand," Kyron is a unique variation of the famed mythological Centaur. Far from a dark and menacing creature, Chiron was revered for his wisdom and justness. Fostered by Apollo, one of the Greek pantheon's most powerful Gods, Chiron was the nurturer of many heroes, including Achilles and Heracles. Even in death, this mythic being's reputation continued to flourish from his place among the stars to the ancient Celtic tongue. As Kyron, your little one will have no shortage of guidance and heroes to fall in step with should they just look up.
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