Meaning of the Irish name Cian. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cian so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name.
MEANING: From cian “”ancient, enduring.”” In legend Cian Mac Mael Muad was the son-in-law of Brian Boru (read the legend) who led the armies from the province of Munster to victory over the invading Vikings at the Battle of Clontarf in 1014, a battle in which both he and Brian were killed. Cian was the eighth most popular Irish boys name in Ireland in 2003.
GENDER: Boy | Male
IRISH NAME: Cian Kian
PRONUNCIATION: “”key + in””
ENGLISH: Kane, Kean, Keane
AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Cian and read along with the meaning)