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pinWhat does Rion mean?

Rion /ri-on/ as a name for boys is of Gaelic origin, and Rion means "king". Rion is a version, with the prefix Ri-, of Ryan (Gaelic): also possibly (Gaelic) "water".


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

Kreatif forms: Rionney, Rionno. [more]

pinHow popular is Rion?

Rion is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#33653 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Rion and related names. Ryan (#37 via latest list), Ryne and Rian are the prominent related forms of Rion (not in Top 1000). Other forms, like Rien, are uncommon. These relations of Rion were popular as birth names in the year 1990 (median #545) and are somewhat less widespread today (#679, down 29%). Ryan is more familiar than the rest, while Ryne has become less popular. (Top Baby Names, 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

Rion is pronounced similarly to Rain, Raine, Rane, Rayne, Ren, Renne, Roan, Roane, Ron, Ronn, Roone, Rowan, Rowen, Royan and Rune. Other recommended similar baby names are Adon, Amon, Bron, Con, Deon, Dion, Dixon, Egon, Eion, Elon, Ion, Ivon, Lion, Oron, Ric, Rich, Rikk, Rio, Rog, Sion, Von, Yvon, Zinon, Zion and Zivon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rion.