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What does Eian mean?

Eian Pronunciation of Eian [eian] as a boys' name is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Eian is "God is gracious". Eian is an alternate spelling of John (Hebrew).

Associated with: gracious.


Eian has 9 variants: Ean, Eion, Euan, Ewan, Ewen, Iain, Ian, Iwan and Juan.

22 more related forms via John: Evan, Gian, Gianni, Hans, Ivan, Ivann, Jan, Jean, Jehan, Jian, Jianni, Joao, Johan, Jon, Jovan, Juwan, Sean, Seann, Shane, Shaun, Shawn and Zane.

Creative forms:
(male) Eiant, Esan, ..

(female) Eine, Einy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eian Tristin (E.T.), ..

How popular is Eian?

Eian is a rare given name for males. Eian is also a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Eian was first listed in 2001 and reached its apex position of #1397 in the U.S. in 2012, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Eian are Ean (#977 a year ago), Euan, Evan (#67), Ewan (#1284), Gian (#1221), Gianni (#564), Hans (#1411), Iain, Ian (#76), Ivan (#138), Jan (#1677), Jean (#1190), Joao, Johan (#553), John (#26), Jon (#737), Jovan (#1154), Juan (#114), Juwan, Sean (#211), Shane (#295), Shaun (#769), Shawn (#352) and Zane (#233). Other forms, like Jehan, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Eian was at its most widespread 135 years ago (average #1590) and has become much less since (#921, 77% less usage), with forms like Jan becoming less stylish. The most fashionable birth names among these are Ean, Gianni, Ian, Ivan, Johan and Zane.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eian, Ean, Evan, Ewan, Gian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gianni, Hans, Iain, Ian, Ivan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jan, Jean, Joao, Johan, John in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jon, Jovan, Juan, Juwan, Sean in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Zane in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Euan, Evan, Ewan, Iain, Ian outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Johan, John, Sean, Shane, Shaun outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shawn, Zane outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eian is pronounced similarly to Eann, Enne, Eoin, Eon, Euen, Ewin, Ewynn, Ieuan, Ion, Owain, Owen, Owin, Wain, Wayn, Win, Winn, Wyn, Wynn and Yann. Other recommended names are Alan, Aran, Arian, Ban, Cian, Dilan, Eban, Edan, Eden, Edin, Ednan, Edon, Edyn, Egan, Egann (see Egan), Eidan, Eiden, Eilad, Eilan, Eilian, Einar, Eirian, Eitan, Elam, Elan, Elia, Eliam, Elian, Eliran, Elman, Eman, Epifan, Eran, Erman, Ernan, Eron, Esau, Esias, Etan, Eton, Eunan, Evann, Even, Evian, Evin, Ezar, Fran, Han, Jivan, Kean, Khan, Kian, Kiean, Oran, Rian and Van. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eian.

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