Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Diminutive of Cian. This was the name of a 5th-century Irish saint.

Related Names

VariantKeenan(Irish)
Feminine FormCiannait(Irish)
Other Languages & CulturesKian(English) Cian(Irish Mythology)
User SubmissionCianan

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Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from https://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Cianan.shtml.

Entry updated January 21, 2022