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RATE THIS NAME 4.25

kerry

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > celtic > insular celtic > goidelic > irish
ORIGIN:
irish 
NAME ROOT:
CIAR > CIARáN
MEANING:
This name derives from the Gaelic given name “Ciarán”, meaning “little dark one" or "blacky“, from the Irish element “ciar”, meaning “black, dark”. The name is popularized by Irish saints dating back from the 5th century. Ciarán was one of the Twelve Apostles of Ireland and is considered the first saint to have been born in Ireland, although the legend that he preceded Saint Patrick is questionable. Ciarán was bishop of Saigir (Seir-Kieran) and remains the patron saint of its successor, the diocese of Ossory.
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COLORS (BLACK)

Usage

  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
kira, keira, kyra, keri, kerri, kerrie, keara, kerris, keir, Kieren, Kerrianne, Keriann

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
danish
keira
finnish
keira
gaelic - latinized
Queranus
german
kira
icelandic
Kjárr
irish
ciar, ciara, kiera
italian
querano
norwegian
keira
old norse
Kjárr, Kíarr
scottish
keir
swedish
keira
welsh
keira

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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