Given Name AYN

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Various
PRONOUNCED: IEN (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

This name was assumed by Ayn Rand (1905-1982), originally named Alice Rosenbaum, a Russian-American writer and philosopher. She apparently based it on a Finnish name she had heard, but never seen written.

Categories

authors, Phantasy Star characters, philosophers, politics, womens history
Entry updated July 2, 2017