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Meaning and name origin

Iain \ia-in\ as a boy's name is of Scottish, Gaelic and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Iain is "God is gracious". Iain is a variant of Ian (Scottish, Gaelic): variant of John.

Iain has 11 variant forms: Ean, Eann, Eian, Eion, Eon, Euan, Ewan, Ewen, Ion, Iwan, Juan.


Popularity

Iain 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 the baby name popularity of the name Iain for boys (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Iain name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Iain and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ean, Euan, Ewan, Iain, Ian, John and Juan. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ean, Ian, John, Juan in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Iain is also pronounced similarly to Eoin, Ewin, Owain, Owin, Wain, Wayn, Win and Yann. Other suggested similar baby names are Bain, Cain, Dain, Fain, Kain, Pain, Rain and Zain. Like Iain, these names are not commonly used.

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