Kieran Family History

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Kieran Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ciaráin ‘descendant of Ciarán’, a byname from a diminutive of ciar ‘dark’, ‘black-haired’. It was borne by two Irish saints, a hermit of the 5th century and the founder of the monastery at Clonmacnoise (d. 547).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kiernan, Kirwan, Tiernan, Keelan, Keegan, Keenan, Kinnan, Keehan

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Kieran Family Origin

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Kieran Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Black Smith

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kieran family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kieran. The most common Kieran occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Kieran's were Farmers.

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Kieran Historical Records

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Kieran Life Expectancy

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