Name Cilian Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Cilian


Cilian is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Cilian

Cilian is a rare German variant of the name Cillian and derived from the Celtic name Ceallach or the Irish name Cillín.

What is the meaning of the name Cilian?

Cilian means “little warrior” and “bright-headed” (from Celtic “ceallach” = war/battle/strife/bright-headed) and “monk’s cell” or “little church” (from Irish “ceall” = church/monastery).

Pronunciation of Cilian

Variants of the name Cilian

Cillian Cylian Kilian Killian Kylian Kyliann Kyllian

Popularity of the name Cilian

The name Cilian is ranked #385 overall.

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