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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 derivative of Marino (Latin). Rien is also a variation of Ryan (Gaelic): also possibly (Gaelic) "water".


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

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


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 and Ryan (#37 last year) are the popular alternative forms of Rien (#unlisted). Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread in 1991 (usage of 0.4945%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.4815%, down 2.6%). Ryan (#37) is the most chic boy name in this list. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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 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.