Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. RIE-ən(English)
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Meaning & History

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

Related Names

DiminutiveRy(English)
Feminine FormsRyann, Ryana, Ryanne(English)
User SubmissionsRían, Rian

Popularity

People think this name is

modern   youthful   informal   strong   strange  

Categories

Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from https://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Rian.shtml.
  2. Page at https://celt.ucc.ie/published/G100005A/text073.html.
Entry updated January 21, 2022