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What does Riannon mean?

Riannon Pronunciation of Riannon [ri-an-non] as a name for girls is of Welsh derivation, and Riannon means "great queen, or goddess". Riannon is an alternate form of Rhiannon (Welsh).

Associated with: great, queen, goddess.


Riannon has 3 variants: Rhiannan, Rhianon and Rianon.

6 more relations via Rhiannon: Rhiann, Rhianna, Riana, Riane, Rianna and Rianne.

Creative forms:
(female) Raenon, Roannon, ..

(male) Rianro, Rianton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Riannon Kristen (R.K.), ..

How popular is Riannon?

Riannon is an uncommon first name for females. Riannon is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Riannon (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Rhiannon (#1761 from recent data), Rianna, Riana and Rhianna. Other variants, like Rianne, are seldom used. These relations of Riannon were popular as baby names 2 decades ago (adoption of 0.04%) and have become significantly less common since. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Riannon is pronounced similarly to Reannon. Other recommended names are Briannon, Dannon, Lindon, Manon, Mignon, Mingnon, Nanon, Ninon, Ranna, Reanna, Reannah, Reanne, Rian, Riann, Riayn, Rionna, Rionnah, Roanna, Roanne, Ryann, Ryanna, Ryanne, Shandon, Shannon and Shanon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Riannon.

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