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Name Cillian

Meaning:maybe war, strifeTools:

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About the name Cillian in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:French, Irish
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Gillian, Jillian, Killian, Lillian, Callan, CĂ©lian, Cilla, Ciprian, Collin, Dillan     Details
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About Cillian, the group of names with the same origin as Cillian

Meaning/translation:maybe war, strife
Language of origin:Old Irish
Info about origin:origin not known for sure, either from Old Irish ceallach (war, strife) or from ceall (church)
 known from Saint Cillian, an Irish saint who evangelized Franconia (7th century AD)
Words:ceallach = the war, the strife  Celtic
 ceall = the church, the monastery  Old Irish
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Variants' top ranks:20:Cillian Ireland 2014,  38:Kylian France 2008,  42:Killian France 2003,  43:Kilian Austria 2010,  100:Kyllian France 2005,  289:Kelian France 2002,  464:Kelyan France 2002,  472:Kilyan France 2002
Old/original forms:Ceallach Celtic
Name variants:Cillian, Kelian, Kelyan, Kilian, Killian, Kilyan, Kylian, Kyllian   Sortable list   Details
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IrelandGraph2015 22,  2014 202013 23,  2012 23,  2011 22,  2010 21,  2009 22,  2008 23,  2007 22,  2006 28,  2005 45,  2004 40,  2003 60,  2002 66,  2001 58,  2000 59,  1999 61,  1998 60