Kyrin is a classic name suitable for both boys and girls. With a rich history in cultures ranging from Greek to Gaelic, this name retains worldwide appeal in popular culture. Kyrin was the name of an Olympic god in the Mercy Resistance series, and Kyrin Nautilus is a pirate in the MapleStory series. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Kyrin:

Sabine, Greek: Spear
Irish, Gaelic: Dark-haired, little dark one

Origin of the name Kyrin:

Kyrin is the short form of the name Kyrinos (spelled Κυρῖνος or Κυρίνος in Greek). This name arose as the Hellenized version of Quirinus. The name derives from the Old Sabine word quiris (meaning “spear”). Kyrinos was a given name during the Greek Empire, and the Quirinus version became widespread during the Roman Republic.

Alternatively, Kyrin is also a phonetic pronunciation of Ciaran. This name derives from the Gaelic element ciar (meaning “black” or “dark”). It referred to a person with dark hair or swarthy features.

Symbolism of the name Kyrin:

Kyrin is a diminutive of Kyrinos (meaning “spear”). The name Kyrinos is the Greek spelling of Quirinus. First depicted as a Sabine god, the legendary Quirinus later became associated with Romulus. The symbol of this deity was the she-wolf. Kyrin is also a phonetic pronunciation of Ciaran (meaning “little dark one”). Traditionally, the symbol of Ciaran was the blackbird or raven.

Style of the name Kyrin:

Classic

Gender of the name Kyrin:

Kyrin is a unisex baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Kyrin:

KEER-rəhn

Number of syllables in the name Kyrin:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Kyrin:

The name Kyrin evokes feelings of quest and courage.

Alternative spellings for the name Kyrin:

Nicknames for the name Kyrin:

Popularity of the name Kyrin:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Kyrin was the 1,522nd most popular baby name for boys in 2020.

Related names for the name Kyrin:

  • Kylin
  • Kalvin
  • Korin
  • Kain
  • Kellen
  • Klein
  • Kevin 
  • Kelvin
  • Kain

Great middle names for Kyrin and their meanings:

  • Albion (white cliffs)
  • Anakin (soldier)
  • Declan (man of prayer, full of goodness)
  • Jase (healer)
  • Mikhail (who is like God)
  • Nestor (traveler, voyager, returner, homecomer)
  • Niko (victory of the people)
  • Oisin (little deer)
  • Patrick (patrician, nobleman)
  • Shaw (thicket, wolf)
  • Vasileios (king)

Famous people with the name Kyrin:

  • Kyrin Dunston (writer)
  • Kyrin Galloway (basketball player)
  • Kyrin Hall (actress)
  • Kyrin Karagiannis (tennis player)
  • Kyrin Xavier Peters (music producer)
  • Kyrin Taylor (writer)

Kyrin in popular culture:

  • Kyrin (ancient race in the Arknights series)
  • Kyrin (Olympic god in the Mercy Resistance series)
  • Kyrin (stage name of Korean pop singer Geumju)
  • Kyrin Nautilus (pirate in the MapleStory series)