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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kiyan mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kiyan

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  • A submission from India says the name Kiyan means "Great Royal Emperor" and is of Persian or Iranian origin.
  • A submission from says the name Kiyan means "Existence, entity, being...." and is of Arabic origin.
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Kiyan is of Unknown origin and means "A beatiful girl. Never gives up even through the hardest times. Will always be forgived no mater what she does. Willing to do what ever it takes Loves her mates millions".

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Alt. Meaning

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Notable Persons Named Kiyan

Kiyan Prince was a soccer player for the Queens Park Rangers F.C. Kiyan was born on November 25th, 1990. He left this life on May 18th, 2006.


Kiyan Soltanpour is a soccer player for the BFC Viktoria 1889, FC Stahl Brandenburg, FC Spandau 06, FC Union Berlin, Borussia Dortmund II, FC Saarbrücken, Berliner AK 07, and Sumgayit FK. Kiyan was born on July 23rd, 1989 in Charlottenburg.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1995 9 0 9
1996 5 0 5
1997 8 0 8
1998 6 0 6
1999 9 0 9
2000 10 0 10
2001 13 0 13
2002 12 0 12
2003 15 0 15
2004 16 0 16
2005 15 0 15
2006 8 0 8
2007 24 0 24
2008 26 0 26
2009 20 0 20
2010 47 0 47
2011 111 12 99
2012 181 9 172
2013 159 0 159
2014 154 7 147
2015 126 0 126
2016 102 0 102
2017 115 0 115

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Popularity of Kiyan as a first name

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Popularity of Kiyan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kiyan U.S.
  White 22.60% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 45.21% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 22.60% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kiyan

People with the last name Kiyan are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Kiyan

  • How Popular is the name Kiyan? Kiyan is the 9,412th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kiyan was the 118,853rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kiyan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,191 babies born with the first name Kiyan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kiyan to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kiyan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Kiyan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kiyan was in 2012 with a total of 172 babies.
  • Random Kiyan Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kiyan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Kiyan: Your name in reverse order is Nayik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aikyn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kiyan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 146 people with the last name Kiyan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kiyan? Kiyan 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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