Killian Name Meaning & Origin

Killian

Pronunciation: KI-lee-ən (key)

Origin of the name Killian:

Pet form of the Irish Ceallach (war, strife). Var: Cillian.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Cillian, Kilian

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Nicknames for Killian

Kill, Hook, Killi, Lilli, IAN

Meanings and history of the name Killian

In most books I own it means "little fiery or little red bearded warrior"

“Saint Kilian/Killian was an Irish missionary bishop and the Apostle of Franconia (nowadays the northern part of Bavaria), where he began his labours towards the end of the 7th century. His feast day is July 8.”

Famous real-life people named Killian

Saint Killian

Killian Donnelly- Actor

Killian in song, story & screen

Killian "Hook" Jones is a character in "Once Upon A Time".

Killian Gardiner is a character in "Witches of East End".

Killian (Kilian) is a character in the book "Palmeras en la Nieve" by Luz Gabás.

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