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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 24 Views | 🔊 14 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Irish

Meaning: Ancient

Pronunciation: kee-an, kiːən, SH IY N

Popularity Rank: #12,267

On this page:

  • 1. Cian Meaning
  • 2. Cian Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Cian
  • 4. Translations of Cian
  • 5. Cian Name Popularity
  • 6. Cian popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Cian
  • 8. Latest News about Cian
  • 9. Cian Name Poster
  • 10. Names similar to Cian

Cian Meaning

Derived from the Irish word 'cían' meaning 'ancient' or 'enduring'. It is also associated with the mythological figure Cian, son of the god Lugh.

Cian also means "Ancient, Ancient or enduring.".

Cian is commonly found in Ireland, United Kingdom, United States of America, and 46 more countries.

Cian Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: kee-an

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): kiːən

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: SH IY N

SH: Pronounce as in "she" (SH IY)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Cian?

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Translations of Cian

Cian Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Cian is recorded 3,921 times globally, ranking it as the 12,267th most common name worldwide.

Cian is most prevalent in Ireland, with 3,004 occurrences, making it the 96th most popular name in the country.

In Ireland, the name Cian is found among 1 in every 31 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Cian Popularity by Country

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Ireland#961 : 31
United Kingdom#1,9231 : 1,123
United States of America#16,8731 : 17,912
Canada#8,5951 : 10,189
Italy#27,3741 : 42,233
South Africa#28,9951 : 83,746
Netherlands#12,1971 : 15,808
France#32,2341 : 62,094

List of countries the name Cian is rarely found

Cian popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Cian from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Cian

  • Cian Bohane is a Player from Ireland.
  • Cian Bolger is a Football from Ireland.
  • Cian Bornebusch is a Scen from Sweden.
  • Cian Ciaran is a Music from United Kingdom.
  • Cian Darcy is a Hurler from Ireland.
  • Cian Dayrit is a Ethnograph.
  • Cian Dillon is a Hurler from Ireland.
  • Cian Harries is a Football from United Kingdom.
  • Cian Healy is a Player from Ireland.
  • Cian Hughton is a Football from Ireland.
  • Cian Kelleher is a Player from Ireland.
  • Cian Lynch is a Hurler from Ireland.
  • Cian Maciejewski is a Football from Australia.
  • Cian McCarthy is a Hurler from Ireland.
  • Cian Melia is a Equestrian from Ireland.
  • Cian O'Callaghan
    Cian O'Callaghan is a Politician from Ireland.
  • Cian O'Connor
    Cian O'Connor is a Jumper from Ireland.
  • Cian O'Connor (hurler)
    Cian O'Connor (hurler) is a Hurler from Ireland.
  • Cian O'Neill
    Cian O'Neill is a Hurler from Ireland.
  • Cian O'Sullivan
    Cian O'Sullivan is a Football from Ireland.
  • Cian Ward is a Football from Ireland.
  • Cianghella Della Tosa is a Football.
  • Cianán
    Cianán is a Priest from Ireland.

📰 Latest News about Cian

Stay updated with the most recent news about Cian. Read on to catch up with Cian's latest headlines

Last Updated: May 24, 2024 08:16 PM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Cian Ducrot Shares New Single Something I Can't Afford And Announces Massive St. Anne's Park Dublin Show - Rockshot Magazine
    Source: Rockshot Magazine | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • 'I was in an absolute heap on the sideline' – Cian O'Sullivan on the Kilkenny loss, Galway and his injury - Irish Independent
    Source: Irish Independent | Published on: May 24, 2024
  • MAHONY, Cian: Death : Irish Times - Irish Times Family Notices
    Source: Irish Times Family Notices | Published on: May 20, 2024
  • Visma-Lease a Bike's Cian Uijtdebroeks Abandons Giro d'Italia Due to Illness - Bicycling
    Source: Bicycling | Published on: May 15, 2024
  • White jersey holder Cian Uijtdebroeks forced out of Giro d'Italia through illness - GCN - Global Cycling Network
    Source: GCN - Global Cycling Network | Published on: May 15, 2024
  • Cian Uijtdebroeks abandons Giro d'Italia as Visma-Lease a Bike down to four riders - Cyclingnews
    Source: Cyclingnews | Published on: May 15, 2024
  • Flashes Add Cian Medley to 2024 Class - Kent State Golden Flashes - Kent State University Athletics
    Source: Kent State University Athletics | Published on: April 17, 2024
  • Fairfield Dolan Welcomes 2023 Conlisk Scholar Cian | Fall 2023 Charles F. Dolan School of Business Archive - Fairfield University
    Source: Fairfield University | Published on: April 13, 2024
  • Cian Medley progressing as part-time point guard for Billikens - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
    Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Published on: January 15, 2024
  • Cian Shields - Formula 3
    Source: Formula 3 | Published on: January 05, 2024

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