What does Kilian mean?
Associated with: bright.
(male) Kelian, Kimian, ..
(female) Kilna, Kilsan, .. Middle name pairings:
Kilian Landon (K.L.), ..
How popular is Kilian?
Kilian is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#10460 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Kilian entered the list in 2014 and reached its top rank of #1330 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. The only other popular related form of Kilian (#1330 via latest list) is Killian (#348 via latest list). These relations of Kilian were at the apex of their popularity in 2015 (usage of 0.1%). Killian is the most contemporarily stylish boy name here.
Kilian is pronounced similarly to Cailean, Cailin, Calan, Callan▲, Colan, Colin, Cullan, Kaelan, Kaelin, Kalen, Kalin, Keallan, Keelan, Keelin, Keilan, Keillan, Kelan, Kellan▲, Kellen, Kellin, Kelwinn, Kelwyn, Kylan▲, Kylen▲ and Quillan. Other suggested similar names are Ailean, Ailin, Bivian, Cillian, Dilan▲, Dillan, Eilan, Eilean, Eilian, Eirian, Elian, Emilian, Filian, Fillan, Finian, Gilean, Gilian, Gillan, Gillian, Gilman, Julian▲, Kalani, Kalman, Kelvan, Kian▲, Kiean, Kienan, Kieran▲, Kiran, Kirwan, Klein, Kleon, Kline, Midian, Milan▲, Ninian, Silvan, Tilman and Vivian▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kilian.See names in meaning and etymology.