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What does Riayn mean?

Riayn Pronunciation of Riayn [ri-ayn] as a name for girls. Riayn means "king". Riayn is a variant form of Ryan (Irish, Gaelic): cross-gender use of the surname.

Associated with: king (queen).


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

5 more relations via Ryan: Riana, Rianna, Ryana, Ryanna and Rye.

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

(male) Rine, Riney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Riayn Catalina (R.C.), ..

How popular is Riayn?

Riayn is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Riayn is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ryan (#474 the previous year), Ryann (#839), Ryanne, Rianna, Riana and Rian are the prominent variation forms of Riayn (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Ryane, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Riayn was at its apex in 2006 (average #1265) and is almost as conventional today, but with the form Rianna falling out of fashion. Ryan and Ryann are two of the more fashionable baby names in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Riayn is alike in pronunciation to Raeann, Raene, Rain, Raine, Rayann, Rayne, Reanne, Rhiane, Rhiann, Rhyan, Roanne, Rowan and Rowen. Other recommended names are Ailyn, Eiryn, Ravyn, Ray, Raya, Raye, Rayna, Rhaya, Ria, Rianon, Rivy and Robyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Riayn.

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