Meaning and name origin
Rian is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#68655 out of 88799, Top 77%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rian for boys. Rian reached its highest rank of #33 in Ireland in 2012 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Rian and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ryan (#37) and Rian. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Rian is also pronounced similarly to Rain, Rane, Ren, Roan, Roane, Ron▼, Ronn, Rowan▲ and Royan. Other suggested similar baby names are Cian, Eian, Gian, Jian, Kian▲, Ram and Rohan▲. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rian.