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Name Kilian

Meaning:maybe war, strifeTools:

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Languages of use:German, English
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Ilian, Kelian, Killian, Kilyan, Kylian, Lilian, Lilian, Milian, Wilian, CĂ©lian     Details
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About Cillian, the group of names with the same origin as Kilian

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
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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AustriaGraph2015 56,  2013 47,  2012 48,  2011 51,  2010 432009 50,  2008 49,  2007 45,  2006 48,  2005 48,  2004 47
FranceGraph2007 1002002 113
Switzerland 1997 79
Switzerland/GermanGraph2015 80,  2014 80,  2013 88,  2011 45
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