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Boy Name: Kian

Name: Kian
Pronunciation: \kian\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: ancient; God is gracious
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Kean, Gian, Khan
Similar Names: Jian, Eian, Kiran, Rian


Kian \kian\ as a boy's name is a variant of Cian (Irish, Gaelic) and Keon (Irish, Hebrew), and the meaning of Kian is "ancient; God is gracious".

The baby name Kian sounds like Kean, Gian and Khan. Other similar baby names are Jian, Eian, Kiran and Rian.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Kian.


Kian is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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