Cian 🔥

Gender: Male Pronunciation: KEE-en Meaning of Cian: "ancient" Origin of Cian: Irish

Cian Origin and Meaning

The name Cian is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "ancient".

A handsome Irish name for boys, very popular in that country, but in the US this traditional spelling might cause pronunciation problems. Still, whether Cian or Kian, it's simple and straightforward enough for the initiated. Cian is rising in the British popularity charts. This was the name of several legendary figures, including Cian, son of the god of medicine. His own son was Lugh, the sun god and father of the Ulster warrior Cuchulain and Cian is also the name of the son-in-law of the high king Brian Boru. So very well connected.

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Keenan, Kian, Kean, Keen, Keane, Keene, Keondre, Keandre


indiefendi2 Says:


Strongly considering using this name. It's simple but strong and awesome!