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pinWhat 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".


Rien has 6 variants: Rian, Rion, Ryen, Ryne, Ryon and Ryun.

Rien has 4 more relations via Marino, Ryan: Marinos, Marinus, Ries and Rinus.

Kreatif forms: Rienney, Rienno, Rienny. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Rien and corresponding names. Rian, Ryan (#37 2 years ago) and Ryne are the popular alternative forms of Rien (not in Top 1000). Other forms, like Ries, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Rien was well-received in 1990 (usage of 0.4543%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.321%, 29.3%). Ryan is more familiar than the rest, while Ryne is now less popular. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

pinSimilar Names

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