German variation of Cillian, Irish
"war strife; church"

Kilian Origin and Meaning

The name Kilian is a boy's name meaning "war strife; church".
This German spelling of the classic Irish Cillian is heard throughout Europe — it's a popular choice in France as well.

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Famous People Named Kilian

  • Saint KilianIrish missionary bishop and the Apostle of Franconia
  • Kilian Joel ElkinsonBermudian footballer
  • Kilian Caspar FlaschGerman,American prelate
  • Kilian Christoffer ZollSwedish painter
  • Kilian Ignaz DientzenhoferBohemian architect of the Baroque era
  • Kilian HennessyFrench,Irish CEO of Hennessy cognac
  • Kílian Jornet BurgadaSpanish ski mountaineer and long,distance runner

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