Iain meaning, boyIain

Rate Iain: Do you like this name?

Get kreatif with Iain | Add to list (0)


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.


Variations

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 (2014 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. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are John (#26), Ian (#77), Juan (#98), Ean (#997), Ewan, Euan and Iain. (2014 statistics).

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

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

[Top]