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Gender Feminine
Usage Various
Pronounced Pron. IEN (English)

Meaning & History

This name was assumed by Ayn Rand (1905-1982), originally named Alice Rosenbaum, a Russian-American writer and philosopher. She apparently based it on a Finnish name she had heard, but never seen written.