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What does Kilean mean?

Kilean /ki-lean/ as a name for boys. Kilean means "bright-headed". Kilean is a variant form, with the suffix -ean, of Killian (Irish, Gaelic): from the same root as Kelly.


Kilean has 2 variants: Kilian and Killean.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Kelean, Kellean, ..

(female) Kileanne, Kileanni, ..

How popular is Kilean?

Kilean is an uncommon first name for males. Kilean is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Killian (#516 last year) and Kilian (#1674) are the popular related forms of Kilean (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these forms of Kilean is widespread among parents in 2014 (median #1095). Killian has historically been a favorite of parents. Displayed below is a comparison of the history of the boy name Kilean and related names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kilian, Killian in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Killian outside U.S.

Similar Names


Kilean is pronounced similarly to Cailean, Calan, Callan, Colan, Cullan, Kaelan, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Kealan, Keallan, Keelan, Keilan, Keillan, Kelan, Kellan, Kellen, Kellin, Kelwin, Kelwyn, Kylan, Kylen and Quillan. Other suggested similar names are Ailean, Dilan, Dillan, Eilan, Eilean, Eilian, Filian, Fillan, Gilead, Gilean, Gilian, Gillan, Gillean, Gilman, Gilzean, Kalani, Kalman, Kean, Kelvan, Kian, Kiean, Kienan, Kieran, Kile, Kiley, Kiran, Kirwan, Klein, Kleon, Milan, Silvan and Tilman. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kilean.