Given Name RYAN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Irish, English
PRONOUNCED: RIE-ən (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Riain meaning "descendant of Rían". The given name Rían probably means "little king" (from Irish "king" combined with a diminutive suffix).
VARIANT: Rian (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Ryann, Ryana, Ryanne (English)

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Entry updated July 2, 2017