Meaning and name origin
Eian \eian\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eian is "God is gracious". Eian is a variant of John (Hebrew); biblical: the name of the longest-lived of the 12 apostles, who was especially loved by Christ.
Eian is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Eian and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are John (#26), Ian (#77), Juan (#98), Ean (#997), Iain, Euan and Ewan. (2014 statistics).
Eian is also pronounced similarly to Eann, Eoin, Eon, Euen, Ewin, Win and Winn. Other suggested similar baby names are Cian, Eban, Edan, Egan, Eidan, Eilan, Eitan, Elan, Elian, Eman, Eran, Etan, Evan, Evian, Gian, Jian, Kian and Rian. These names tend to be more commonly used than Eian.