CIAN
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: KEE-an, KEEN   [key]
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.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Kean, Keane (Irish)
DIMINUTIVES: Cianán, Keenan (Irish)
FEMININE FORM: Ciannait (Irish)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Kian (English)
Popularity
England/Wales  ranked #265 
Ireland  ranked #15 
Northern Ireland  -