Chiron - Meaning of Chiron

What does Chiron mean?

[ 2 syll. (c)hi-ron, ch-ir-on ] The baby boy name Chiron is pronounced as CHAYRAHN †. Chiron is used chiefly in English and German. Its origin is Old Greek. The name Chiron means hand. Cheiron (Old Greek) and Kheiron (Old Greek) are older forms of the name. In Greek mythology, Chiron was centaur, a half-man half-horse creature. Unlike other centaurs who were given to drink and violence, he was civilized, kind, and wise, and was a good healer.

Chirun, Chyron, and Chyrun are variants of Chiron.

See also the related categories, english, healer (doctor), wise, horse, man (humanity), half, greek, and german.

Chiron is uncommon as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Chiron include Chyron, Chyram, and Charan.

† Pronunciation for Chiron: CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

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