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Cian meaning and name origin

Cian \cian\ as a boy's name is pronounced KEE-an. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cian is "ancient". Name of Brian Boru's son-in-law, who played a major role in the battle of Clontarf (11th century). Variants are anglicized forms.

Cian has 4 variant forms: Kean, Keane, Kiean and Kian.

For more information, see also the related name Cain.

Cian is also pronounced similarly to Xan, Zan and Zion. Other suggested similar baby names are Cahan, Cam, Chan, Chane, Chann, Chano, Chany, Con, Conn, Cowan, Coyan, Eian, Gian, Jian and Rian.

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Popularity of Cian

Cian is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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