US Popularity:1523
Meaning:Bright-headed; Church; War, strife
For a name as promising and multi-faceted as baby's future, give Cillian a go. This Irish boy's name means "bright-headed." This name could also mean "monastery, church," as cill is the Irish word for church, letting you give a nod to your faith if you want. Cillian might mean "war strife," so it's perfect if your son throws spirited tantrums. This traditional name has skyrocketed in popularity since the noughties, which may well be due to actor Cillian Murphy's performances in 28 Days Later, Batman Begins, and The Dark Knight Rises.

Cillian Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Cillian is currently #489 on The Bump
Boy:Cillian is currently #135 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Cillian is currently #1523 in U.S. births
Boy:Cillian is currently #521 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
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from 2021
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