What does Rian mean?
Rian is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#62577 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Rian for boys. Rian reached its peak position of #33 in Ireland in 2012, and is currently at #37. (Top 100 Baby Names Records, 2013)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Rian and corresponding names. The only other prominent variation form of Rian is Ryan (#37 last year). These boy names reached the peak of their popularity in 1991 (usage of 0.4945%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.4815%, down 2.6%). Ryan (#37) is the most chic name for newborns among these. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Rian is pronounced similarly to Rain, Rane, Ren, Roan, Roane, Ron▼, Ronn, Rowan and Royan. Other recommended similar baby names are Cian, Eian, Gian, Jian, Kian, Ram and Rohan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rian.