Spelling variation of Cillian or Killian, Irish
"war strife or church"

Kylian Origin and Meaning

The name Kylian is a boy's name meaning "war strife or church".

The Kylian spelling of this popular Irish name was introduced to the lexicon by French soccer star Kylian Mbappé. Kylian entered the US Top 1000 a few years ago and is trending upwards.

Cillian is the native Irish form and Killian the most popular international spelling. The three spellings -- Kylian, Killian, and Cillian -- are all pronounced the same: KILL-ee-an.

# 346 in the US

Kylian Rank in US Top 1000

# 169 on Nameberry

Kylian Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Kylian Popularity