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Boy Names Ending with -ian

Ian ending baby names and what they mean, with 83 results. -ian names are used more often as masculine names. Usage of these boy names reached its most widespread in the year 2006 (ADOPTION OF 2.9%) and has remained as widespread to this day (ADOPTION 2.8%, 5.1% LESS), but with names like Brian becoming less in vogue. The most trendy boy names here are Elian (#411), Julian (#36), Kian (#446), Killian (#286) and Sebastian (#18), while Cibrian (TOP 17%) and Torian (20%) are common -ian surnames. Here is the list of -ian names for girls.

-ian names

Abrian - Cyprian | Dacian - Fabian | Favian - Justinian | Kian - Tristian | Valentinian - Vivian

Abrian - Cyprian

Form of Abram. Derivative of Hebrew element. "High father." Aarian is a slightly favored birth name. See also Arian.

Adrian and variants

Adrian, var. Haydrian, Hadrian, Edrian, Aydrian
Derived fr. Latin element. "From Hadria." Adrian (TOP 4%), like Apkarian (TOP 44%), Axtman (25%), is a popular -an suffix last name.

Var. of Andrew. From Greek language. "Man, warrior." Sparing use. Andrian is not found in the US Demographics. See also Adrian.

Derived fr. Russian, Greek. "Man, warrior." Andrian is rarely used as a baby name. See also Andrae.

From Albanian, Italian languages. Name of a king of the .. Ardian is rare as a boys' name. See also Ardon.


Var. of Arion. .. Mythology. Usage of Arian as a birth name in 2018 was 2.1% less than the year before. See also Arron.


From Latin. "From Sebastia." A conventional children's name (#1157 LAST YEAR), Bastian is also found often as a last name.

Var. of Bevan. Stems fr. Welsh. "Son of Evan." Bivian is not frequently adopted as a children's name.


Source fr. Celtic, Irish, Gaelic languages. "High, noble." Brian soared in popularity during 1970-1979 and is now less conventional, with Brian becoming less stylish. See also Bran.

Form of Campion. Origin fr. Middle English. "Champion." Campino and Capian are creative variations. See also Champion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ian names: Adrian, Arian, Bastian, Brian, Caspian

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ian names: Cassian, Christian, Cian, Cillian, Cristian

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ian names: Kian, Kristian, Krystian


Place name .. Unique. Caspian is not found in the US Census.


Based on Latin language. From clan name Cassianus, an elaboration .. Cassian became more popular in 2018, gaining +46 positions as a baby name to reach #1329.

Christian and variants

Christian, var. Krystian, Kristian, Cristian1
Derivative of Latin word. "Follower of Christ." Christian, Cristian and Kristian were among 2018's Top names.

Cian and variants

Cian, var. Kian
From Irish, Gaelic. "Ancient." Cian and Kian were among 2018's Top names.


Derivative of Irish, Gaelic. "Bright-headed." Usage of Cillian as a birth name in 2018 was up 16.3% compared to 2017. See also Cullin.

Root fr. Latin element. "Crow, raven." Not in Top 2000.

Form of Crispin. Based on Latin. "Curly-haired." Crispian is scarce as a masculine name. See also Cristian.

Cristian and variants

Cristian2, var. Chrystian
Derivative of Latin. "Follower of Christ." Chrystian and Cristian are sparsely used as masculine names, and Cristian exists often (TOP 43%) as a surname.

Siprian, Cyprian1
Var. of Cipriano. From Spanish, Greek words. "From Cyprus." Cyprian and Siprian are not in the Top 2000.

Source fr. Latin language. "From Cyprus." Cyprian is unique as a boys' name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ian names for boys.

1. Abrian - Cyprian
Abram [Abrian], Adrian [Hadrian, Haydrian, ..], Andrew [Andrian], Andrian, Ardian, Arion [Arian], Bastian, Bevan [Bivian], Brian, Campion [Campian], Caspian, Cassian, Christian [Krystian, Kristian, ..], Cian [Kian], Cillian, Corbinian, Crispin [Crispian], Cristian [Chrystian], Cipriano [Siprian, Cyprian], Cyprian

Dace [Dacian], Dacey [Dacian], Dadrian, Damian [Daymian], Darian [Darrian], Darion [Darian, Darrian], Darrien [Darian, Darrian], Davian [Daivian], Darin [Derrian], Isidore [Dorian], Dorian [Dorrian], Doran [Dorian], Edrian, John [Ian, Jian, ..], Eilian, Eirian, Elian, Emil [Emilian], Evian, Fabian [Favian, Faybian, ..]

Favian, Gilzean [Gilian, Filian], Finnian [Finian, Phinian], Flavian, Florian [Florrian], Gabriel [Gabrian], Gentian [Jentian, Jenshian, ..], Gian, Giovanni [Gian], Gillean [Gilian, Gillian], Giustino [Giustinian], Graziano [Gracian], Hadrian [Adrian], Ian, Jace [Jacian], Jadrian, Joren [Jorian], Julian, George [Jurian], Justin [Justinian]

Keon [Kian], Killian [Kilian], Kristian, Laurean [Laurian], Lucian, Luke [Lucian], Matthew [Mathian], Maximilian [Maxymilian, Maxymillian, ..], Midian, Ninian, Octavio [Octavian], Oisin [Ossian], Ryan [Rian], Salvio [Salvian], Sebastian [Bastian, Sabastian], Stian, Thor [Thorian], Torin [Torrian], Trevin [Trevian], Tristan [Tristian]

Valentine [Valentinian], Valerian, Vivian [Vyvian]

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