Popularity:918
Origin:Irish
Meaning:Ancient; God is gracious
Kian is a boy's name meaning "ancient" or "God is gracious." It is a variant of the Gaelic name Cian and the Hebrew name Keon. In Irish, Cian means “ancient” or “enduring one,” an auspicious name for baby to bestow on him a long and prosperous life. Another reason for the meaning could be that Cian comes from ancient Irish mythology. He was the son of Dian Cécht—the god of healing and the physician of the Tuatha Dé Danann—and was a shapeshifter who could turn himself into a pig. If you have an interest in Irish mythology or want to pay homage to your Celtic roots, then Cian or Kian is an excellent choice for an energetic little boy.
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