RYAN
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Irish, English
PRONOUNCED: RIE-ən   [key]
Meaning & History
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Riain meaning "descendent of Rían". The given name Rían probably means "little king" (from Irish "king" combined with a diminutive suffix).
Related Names
VARIANT: Rian (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Ryana, Ryann, Ryanne (English)
Popularity
United States  ranked #30 for boys
 ranked #640 for girls
 
England/Wales  ranked #42 for boys 
Canada (BC)  ranked #12 for boys 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #17 for boys 
Belgium  - 
France  ranked #106 for boys 
Ireland  ranked #7 for boys 
Netherlands  ranked #36 for boys 
New Zealand  ranked #18 for boys 
Northern Ireland  ranked #8 for boys 
Scotland  ranked #24 for boys