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


Killian is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Killian

Killian is an Anglicized and French variant of the name Cillian and derives from Celtic Ceallach or Irish Cillín.

What is the meaning of the name Killian?

Killian 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 Killian

Variants of the name Killian

Cilian Cillian Cylian Kilian Kylian Kyliann Kyllian

Popularity of the name Killian

The name Killian is ranked #296 overall.

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