What does Kian mean?
Kian \kian\ as a name for boys is of Irish, Gaelic and Hebrew origin, and Kian means "ancient; God is gracious". Kian is a variant of Cian (Irish, Gaelic). Kian is also a variation of Keon (Irish, Hebrew): variant of Ewan.
Kian has 1 feminine form: Kiana.
Kian is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#105905 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Kian for boys. Kian entered the list in 2000 and reached its top rank of #494 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Cian and Keon are the prominent alternative forms of Kian (#494 the previous year) ranked in the Top 1000. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity in 2008 (usage of 0.2067%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.1687%, down 18.4%), but with the form Keon becoming less fashionable. Kian (#494) is the most trendy baby name in this list. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Kian and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Kian is alike in pronunciation to Kahn, Kain, Kane, Keen, Ken▼, Kenn, Khan and Khanh. Other suggested similar baby names are Eian, Gian, Jian, Kahan, Kam, Kana, Kano, Keanu▼, Kim▼, Kimo, Kiran and Rian. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kian.