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What does Rianna mean?

Rianna Pronunciation of Rianna [ri-an-na] as a girls' name is of Welsh and Irish derivation, and the name Rianna means "great queen, or goddess". Rianna is a version of Rhiannon (Welsh). Rianna is also a form of Riane (Irish): feminine of Ryan.

Associated with: irish, great, queen, goddess.


Rianna has 6 variants: Rheanna, Rhiana, Rhianna, Riana, Ryana and Ryanna.

16 more different relations via Rhiannon, Riane, Ryan: Rheanne, Rhiane, Rhiann, Rhiannan, Rhianon, Rian, Riann, Rianne, Riannon, Rianon, Riayn, Ryane, Ryann, Ryanne, Ryenne and Rynn.

Creative forms:
(female) Reeanna, Riansa, ..

(male) Rianno, Rino, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rianna Joanna (R.J.), ..

How popular is Rianna?

Rianna is a rare given name for females. Rianna is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Rianna entered the list in 1994 and reached its top position of #850 in the U.S. in the year 2002, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Ryan (#474 in recent rankings), Ryann (#839), Rhiannon (#1761), Ryanne, Riana, Rhianna, Rian and Rheanna are the prominent related forms of Rianna appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Rhiane, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Rianna was common 9 years ago (median #1235) and is somewhat less today (#1674, 41.8%). Ryan is more universally found than the rest, though Ryann has become popular as well, while forms such as Rhianna have lost favor.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rianna, Rheanna, Rhianna, Rhiannon, Rian in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Rianna is alike in pronunciation to Raeanna, Raenah, Raina, Rainy, Rani, Rania, Ranna, Rayana, Rayanna, Rayona, Reena, Reina, Rennay, Renny, Reyna, Riona, Rionnagh, Rionnah, Roana, Rona, Ronna, Ronni, Ronny, Rowina and Royanna. Other recommended names are Arianna, Bianca, Channa, Danna, Dhanna, Diahna, Diana, Diannah, Dianne, Elanna, Giana, Gianina, Ginna, Hinna, Ianna, Ivanna, Jeanna, Jiana, Jianna, Jinna, Joanna, Keanna, Kiana, Kianna, Kiauna, Kinna, Kionna, Lanna, Leanna, Liann, Lianna, Lianne, Linna, Minna, Miyanna, Olianna, Raene, Rayann, Rayma, Reanne, Rima, Rohana, Rohanna, Rosanna, Roxanna, Shianna, Tiahna, Tianna, Tiauna and Vienna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rianna.

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