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Meaning and name origin

Rien \rien\ as a boy's name is of Latin and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Rien is "of the sea; king". Rien is a variant of Marino (Latin); Marinus was the name of two saints: a third-century Roman martyr, and a legendary saint for whom the Italian republic of San Marino is named. Also a variant of Ryan (Gaelic): also possibly (Gaelic) "water".


Rien has 5 variant forms: Rian, Rion, Ryen, Ryon, Ryun.


Rien 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 a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Rien and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ryan (#37) and Rian. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Rien is also pronounced similarly to Rain, Ren, Roan, Ron, Ronn and Rowen. Other suggested similar baby names are Rene, Reno and Ries. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rien.