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PronouncedPron.RIE-ən English

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).
VariantRian English
Feminine FormsRyann, Ryana, Ryanne English


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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute