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What does Riann mean?

Riann Pronunciation of Riann [ri-ann] as a name for girls has the meaning "king". Riann is a version of Ryan (Irish, Gaelic): cross-gender use of the surname.

Associated with: king (queen).


Riann has 10 variants: Rian, Riane, Rianne, Riayn, Ryane, Ryann, Ryanne, Ryen, Ryenne and Rynn.

4 more different relations via Ryan: Riana, Rianna, Ryana and Ryanna.

Creative forms:
(female) Rinee, Rinie, ..

(male) Ribin, Rison, ..

Middle name pairings:
Riann Mackenna (R.M.), ..

How popular is Riann?

Riann is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Riann is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Riann (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Ryan (#474 in 2015), Ryann (#839), Ryanne, Rianna, Riana and Rian. These forms of Riann were favored as baby names in the year 2006 (adoption of 0.06%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.05%, 24%). Ryan is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Ryann appears to be getting popular too, while Rianna used to be popular. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rian, Riana, Rianna, Ryan, Ryann, Ryanne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Riann is alike in pronunciation to Raeann, Raeanne, Raene, Rain, Raine, Rayann, Rayeann, Rayne, Reanne, Reeanne, Reene, Reine, Renne, Rheanne, Rhiane, Rhiann, Rhyan, Roanne, Rowan and Rowen. Other suggested similar names are Brann, Briann, Deann, Diann, Dyann, Jann, Joann, Leann, Liann, Linn, Luann, Nann, Rana, Rani, Ranna, Reanna, Rhiana, Rhianna, Rhianon, Ria, Riannon, Rianon, Rihana, Rina, Riona, Rionna, Roana, Roanna, Roxann and Yann. These names tend to be more frequently used than Riann.

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