US Popularity:848
Other Origin(s):Persian
Meaning:Ancient; Enduring one; King; Grace of God
Kian is a masculine name that has Irish and Persian roots. A variant of the Irish name Cían, the name Kian can translate to “ancient” or “enduring one,” and is a lovely way to inspire baby’s old soul and a long, prosperous life. If you want to give baby a name with a royal aesthetic, Kian also has Persian roots, meaning “king.” As baby builds their own legacy and works to make their name immortal, the name Kian is sure to help them embrace their inner royal.

Kian Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Kian is currently #114 on The Bump
Boy:Kian is currently #35 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Kian is currently #848 in U.S. births
Boy:Kian is currently #290 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 89
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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