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Gender: Male Pronunciation: KILL-an Meaning of Quillan: "cub" Origin of Quillan: Irish

The name Quillan is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "cub". Quillan and is often added to lists like Names with Animal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would you name a sibling to...?".

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Pop Culture References for the name Quillan

Quilan, Quilin, Killan, Quillen, Quilen

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Audrey328 Says:


I've only heard it pronounced as kwillan, using the QU sound as is typical. I think this is how people would pronounce it if they had never heard of it before but saw it in print.

Catastroffy Says:


If it was pronounced "kwillan", than it would be a nice name, but "killan"

alexandramae Says:


It's definitely not Kil-an.

Swim_Amore Says:


Kill-an? Uh no, I'd say it Kwill-an.

BabyNameCrazy95 Says:


Not sure I I would be brave enough to use it but it reminds me of my brothers name William so it would kind of honor him I don't like the pronouncation that is given I would say it Kwill-lan not Kill-lan If I used it ohh Quillan-James after my other brother James would be lovely x