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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 5 Views | 🔊 12 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Australian, Greek

Meaning: A Centaur

Pronunciation: KYE-ron, /ˈkaɪrɒn/, CH AY R AH N

Popularity Rank: #144,900

On this page:

  • 1. Chiron Meaning
  • 2. Chiron Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Chiron
  • 4. Translations of Chiron
  • 5. Chiron Name Popularity
  • 6. Chiron popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Chiron
  • 8. Chiron Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Chiron

Chiron Meaning

Derived from the Greek word 'cheiron' meaning 'hand'. In Greek mythology, Chiron was a wise and noble centaur known for his healing abilities and knowledge of medicine and astrology.

Chiron also means "A Centaur, Wise centaur known for healing abilities.".

Chiron is commonly found in Netherlands, United States of America, France, and 27 more countries.

Chiron Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: KYE-ron

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈkaɪrɒn/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: CH AY R AH N

CH: Pronounce as in "cheese" (CH IY Z)

AY: Pronounce as in "say" (S EY)

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Chiron?

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Translations of Chiron

Chiron Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Chiron is recorded 146 times globally, ranking it as the 144,900th most common name worldwide.

Chiron is most prevalent in Netherlands, with 20 occurrences, making it the 13,805th most popular name in the country.

Chiron Popularity by Country

Chiron popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Chiron from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Chiron

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Chiron Name Poster

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