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What does Rhyan mean?

Rhyan /rhy-an/ as a name for girls is of Welsh origin, and Rhyan means "great queen, or goddess". Rhyan is a variant form of Rhiannon (Welsh) with the suffix -yan.

Associated with: great, queen, goddess


Rhyan has 4 variants: Rheanne, Rhiann, Riane and Rianne.

Rhyan has 5 more different relations via Rhiannon: Rheanna, Rhiana, Rhianna, Rhianon and Riana.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Rhydan, Royaan, ..

(male) Rhyanne, Rhyran, ..

How popular is Rhyan?

Rhyan is a rare given name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#57406 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Rhyan for girls. Rhyan was first listed in 2005 and reached its peak position of #1602 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is currently at #1935. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rhyan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rhyan outside U.S.

Popular alternative forms of Rhyan (#1935 last year) rated in the Top 2000 are Rheanna, Rhianna, Rhiannon (#1631 last year) and Riana. Other forms, like Rianne, are uncommon. These forms of Rhyan were popular with parents in the year 1998 (median #1384) and are now significantly less popular (#1913, 77.8%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rhyan, Rheanna, Rhianna, Rhiannon, Riana in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rhianna, Rhiannon outside U.S.

Similar Names


Rhyan is alike in pronunciation to Raeann, Rain, Rayann, Rayeann, Rayne, Rhiane, Rian, Riann, Riayn, Rowan, Rowen, Ryan, Ryane, Ryann, Ryanne, Ryen and Rynn. Other recommended names are Chayan, Dyan, Ragan, Raya, Rayana, Regan, Reya, Rhae, Rhaya, Rhea, Rhegan, Rhia, Roya, Ryana, Shan and Shayan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rhyan.