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)
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