Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. REEN(Irish) RIE-ən(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Irish form of Ryan, as well as an English variant.

Related Names

Feminine FormsRyann, Ryana, Ryanne(English)
User SubmissionsRi-An, Rían, Rian


People think this name is

modern   youthful   informal   strong   strange  


Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from
  2. Page at
Entry updated June 9, 2023