Killian - Meaning of Killian
[ 3 syll. kil-lian, ki-lli-an ] The baby boy name Killian is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as KIHL-iy-aeN †. Killian is used chiefly in the English, French, German, and Irish languages, and it is derived from Celtic origins. Killian is a variant spelling of the name Kilian (English, French, German, and Irish) as well as a variant spelling of the name Cillian (English, French, and Irish).
Killian is popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also considered trendy. The name's popularity has been growing since the 2000s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2017 with 0.076% of baby boys being given the name Killian. It ranked at #249 then. In 2018, its usage was 0.064% and its ranking #286, and it was the most commonly used among all boy names in its group. Killian has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys.
Baby names that sound like Killian include Kylian, Kalahan, Kalanee, Kalaney, Kalani, Kalino, Kaloney, Kaloni, Keallin, Keilani, Kelemen, Keylin, Keylyn, Kilian, Koloman, Cadwallon, Calahan, Calyen, Cleone, and Colino.
† Pronunciation for Killian: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"