32 Popular Baby Names That Are Often Mispronounced
Irish names can be tricky. They can mess you up even if you are an English speaker and even if you have descendants around that neck of the woods. The name Cillian is so often pronounced “SIL-i-an,” however, it is a version of Killian or Kilian which means that the “c” is pronounced like a strong “k,” as in “KIL-I-AN.” We can hear the “ahhhhhs” and “ohhhhs” from here. If you think that you are the only silly goose who didn’t know the correct pronunciation, you are definitely not alone. We guarantee that all the Cillians of the world have stories about the number of times their name has been said with a soft sound.