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Gender Masculine
Usage Irish, English
Pronounced Pron. RIE-ən(English)

Meaning & History

From an Irish surname that 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).