US Popularity:708
Other Origin(s):Celtic
Meaning:bright-headed; little warrior; church
Killian is a masculine name of Irish origin that is rich with meaning. A variant spelling of Cillian, this name comes from the Celtic word ceallach, and translates to “bright-headed” and “little warrior.” This makes Killian a wonderful choice to help baby embrace their strong spirit and beautiful mind. Killian also comes from the Irish word cill, which means “church,” giving you and baby a unique way to celebrate your faith together.

Killian Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Killian is currently #354 on The Bump
Boy:Killian is currently #94 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Killian is currently #708 in U.S. births
Boy:Killian is currently #241 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 21
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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