Kian

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8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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186
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kian mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kian

"Kian" is a name of American origin, and it means "Hill". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name, anglicized spelling of Cian.

Notable Persons Named Kian

Kian Egan is a musician. He plays Guitar, Piano, Drum kit, Gibson Guitar Corporation, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1997. Kian was given the name Kian John Francis Egan on April 29th, 1980 in Sligo, Ireland.

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Kian Lawley is an actor and internet personality. He was most active from 2009 to present. Kian was born on September 2nd, 1995.

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Gilli is a hip hop music hip hop music. Gilli was given the name Kian Rosenberg Larsson on June 27th, 1992 in Rødovre.

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Kian Hansen is a soccer player for the FC Midtjylland, Esbjerg fB, FC Nantes, Denmark national under-19 football team, and Denmark national football team. Kian was born on March 3rd, 1989 in Grindsted, Denmark.

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Kian Kazemi is an actor, restaurant owner, and part-time model. His ongoing career started in 2007. Kian was born on January 26th, 1986.

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How popular is the baby name Kian in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 5 0 5
1971 7 0 7
1972 5 0 5
1973 8 0 8
1974 6 0 6
1975 17 5 12
1976 6 0 6
1977 11 0 11
1978 12 0 12
1979 6 0 6
1980 9 0 9
1981 23 6 17
1982 13 0 13
1983 12 0 12
1984 12 5 7
1985 12 0 12
1986 20 0 20
1987 10 0 10
1988 27 5 22
1989 17 0 17
1990 41 0 41
1991 46 7 39
1992 48 7 41
1993 49 0 49
1994 49 7 42
1995 65 0 65
1996 109 5 104
1997 102 5 97
1998 96 0 96
1999 124 0 124
2000 161 0 161
2001 171 0 171
2002 198 5 193
2003 199 0 199
2004 271 7 264
2005 288 0 288
2006 314 5 309
2007 357 0 357
2008 412 0 412
2009 433 0 433
2010 441 5 436
2011 408 0 408
2012 420 0 420
2013 441 0 441
2014 573 7 566
2015 601 0 601
2016 612 5 607
2017 676 6 670

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Popularity of Kian as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kian U.S.
  White 63.44% 64.26%
  African American 4.84% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 11.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 8.60% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kian

People with the last name Kian are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Kian

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  • How Popular is the name Kian? Kian is the 2,873rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Kian was the 97,671st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,943 babies born with the first name Kian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kian to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kian is Friday, December 25th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Kian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kian was in 2017 with a total of 670 babies.
  • Random Kian Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kian is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 59 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Kian: Your name in reverse order is Naik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kain. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kian? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 186 people with the last name Kian.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kian? Kian is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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