What does Ryon mean?
Ryon /ry-on/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name. Ryon's root is Gaelic, and the meaning of Ryon is "king". Ryon is a variant transcription of Ryan (Gaelic): also possibly (Gaelic) "water". Compare surname Ron.
How popular is Ryon?
Ryon is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#22039 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Ryon and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Ryon (unlisted) are Rian, Ryan (#37 the previous year) and Ryne. These boy names were at the top of their popularity in 1990 (usage of 0.4543%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.321%, down 29.3%), with the version Ryne becoming less fashionable. Ryan (#37) is the most chic boy name in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)