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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. KYEE-ən(Irish)
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Meaning & History

Means "ancient" in Gaelic. This was the name of the mythical ancestor of the Cianachta in Irish legend. Cian was also the name of a son-in-law of Brian Boru.
VariantsKean, Keane(Irish)
DiminutivesCianán, Keenan(Irish)
Feminine FormCiannait(Irish)
Other Languages & CulturesKian(English)

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