What does Rien mean?
Rien [rien] as a name for boys is of Latin and Gaelic derivation, and the meaning of the name Rien is "of the sea; king". Rien is a version of Marino (Latin). Rien is also a variation of Ryan (Gaelic): also possibly (Gaelic) "water".
(male) Reen, Riden, ..
(female) Rienne, Rine, ..
How popular is Rien?
Rien is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#96480 out of 150436, Top 64%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Below is a graphed study of the ranking of the boy name Rien and corresponding names. Marino, Rian (#1396 from recent data), Ryan (#39), Ryne and Ryon are the popular alternative forms of Rien (not in Top 2000). Other forms, like Rinus, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Rien was well-received in 1990 (usage of 1.4%) and has become much less since (usage 0.5%, ▼68.6%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Rien is pronounced similarly to Rain, Raine, Rane, Rayne, Ren, Renne, Roan, Roane, Ron▼, Ronn, Roone, Rowan▲, Rowen▲, Royan and Rune. Other recommended names are Aden, Aiden▲, Aiken, Airen, Alen, Arien, Asen, Ben▼, Biren, Bren, Brien, Deen, Den, Eben, Eden▲, Eiden, Even, Ewen, Glen▼, Iven, Keen, Ken▼, Olen▼, Oren, Owen▲, Pen, Rae, Raiden▲, Raven, Reed▲, Reg, Regen, Rei, Rene▼, Reno, Reo, Ric, Rice, Rich, Rick▼, Rico, Rider, Rigel, Rigg, Rik, Rike, Riki, Rikk, Riley, Ring, Rio, Rito, River▲, Rives, Roe, Rozen, Ruel, Ryden, Sven and Swen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rien.See names in meaning and etymology.