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  • proper n. A male given name, an anglicized form of Ciarán.
  • proper n. A female given name.


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  • Kieran is the actress 'first child with husband Michael Roberts, whom she married in 2008.

    It's a Boy for Law & Order's Alana de la Garza

  • And Kieran … Jana may have married someone not on her level, but Kieran is the soulbonded of the Lishaya.

    Valentines, part the first

  • Over at Crooked Timber, Kieran is looking for an explanation of statements by Justice Department official Brian Boyle at a recent court hearing about the use of evidence obtained by torture.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Using Evidence Obtained by Torture at Gitmo?:

  • "It was when he became a Franciscan that he assumed the name Kieran," Fontana said in his eulogy, "after a pair of sixth-century Irish saints, monastics who, appropriately enough, strove to preserve religion and learning in some of the darkest of the Dark Ages."

    Tucson Weekly

  • Ruaraidh and Kieran, that is excellent news, keep plotting.

    What’s with da Yoof?

  • Craig Hickman in his review of Wimbledon called the Kieran Slam Awards has said that Nicolas Kiefer has "the biggest basket on the ATP". on th basis of these pictures from Kiefer's match against Rafael Nadal in the 3rd round of Wimbledon.

    Biggest Basket In Men's Tennis?

  • 'A man called Kieran told me that the poor b***** volunteered everything,' said Collins.

    "Hey - I've Been Tortured Too !"

  • Lieutenant Jil Barnak, chief engineer of the da Vinci, and the only person who referred to Kieran Duffy as “Kier,” for which Kieran had always been grateful, plunked the two boots down on the workbench in engineering.

    Here There Be Monsters

  • The documentary also features nerdy 17-year-old crime fighter Kieran, aka "Noir", from Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees, who is plagued with panic attacks and nerves. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • It's not his real name - he's really called Kieran - but she does shout Asbo!

    The Guardian World News


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