Given Name CIAN

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: KYEE-ən (Irish)   [details]

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.

Categories

ancestors, legend, mythology, saints, top 10 in Ireland
VARIANTS: Kean, Keane (Irish)
DIMINUTIVES: Cianán, Keenan (Irish)
FEMININE FORM: Ciannait (Irish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Kian (English)
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