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Gender: Male Pronunciation: KEE-en Origin of Kian: Irish, variation of Cian Meaning of Cian: Irish, "ancient" Kian's Popularity in 2018: #446

The name Kian is a boy's name of Irish origin. Kian is ranked #446 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Names Uncommon in the US and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- BOYS".

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A friendly Irish name chosen for one of her twin boys by Geena Davis.

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Popularity

Kian is #258 on Nameberry

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Pop Culture References for the name Kian

Kyan, Kayen, Kayan, Kyen

Comments

ceruleanstardust Says:

2018-07-19T20:12:39

Kian is actually an Arabic name meaning "little king", which is considerably nicer than a spelling variant of a name meaning "ancient".

ceruleanstardust Says:

2018-07-19T20:11:48

Kian is actually an Arabic name meaning "little king".

roro2016 Says:

2017-02-24T18:47:47

Amazing Irish name!

Kolbie Says:

2017-02-03T09:18:13

I've got triplets ( all girls) named Kinsley Harmony, Khian Symphony and Korey Melody

Mas Says:

2016-11-20T10:34:09

I went to school with a guy whose name sounded like this, but it was spelt Keeon.

Kian Says:

2016-04-22T22:08:32

Kian is actually a Persian name, witch means "King"

jasminegarden Says:

2014-09-01T11:33:42

A beautiful Irish name, despite a not-too-pleasant meaning.