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What does Rian mean?

Rian \rian\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Rian). Rian's root is Gaelic, and Rian means "king". Rian is a variation of Ryan (Gaelic): also possibly (Gaelic) "water". Unique as a name for baby boys.


Variations

Rian has 5 variants: Rien, Rion, Ryen, Ryon and Ryun.


Popularity

Rian is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#68655 out of 88799, Top 77%). (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. (2013 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Rian and corresponding names. The only other prominent variation form of Rian rated in the Top 1000 is Ryan (#37 last year). This boy name reached the peak of its popularity in the year 1991 and is almost as popular today. Ryan (#37) is the most chic name for newborns among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ryan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rian, Ryan outside U.S.


Similar Names

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.

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