Rian name meaning

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What does the name Rian mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rian

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 3 people from all over the world, the name Rian is of Irish origin and means "Little king".
  2. A submission from Ireland says the name Rian means "In the Irish language it means 'little king' (Ri=King)" and is of Irish origin.
  3. 3 submissions from all over the world agree the name Rian means "King" and is of Hindu / Arabic origin.
  4. A user from Washington, U.S. says the name Rian is of Irish origin and means "King or Kingly".
  5. A submission from South Africa says the name Rian means "King of kings" and is of Gaelic origin.
  6. According to a user from Michigan, U.S., the name Rian is of Fiction origin and means "Crowned Gift".
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  1. A male given name transferred from the surname, of modern Irish usage, variant of Ryan.

Notable Persons Named Rian

Notable Persons Named Rian

Rian Johnson

Rian Johnson is a director, producer, and screenwriter. He has been prominent since 2005. Rian was born on December 17th, 1973 in Maryland.

Rian Malan

Rian Malan is a memoirs, investigative journalism, afrikaans, folk, world, and country musician. Rian was born in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Rian Lindell

Rian Lindell is an american football player. Rian was born on January 20th, 1977 in Portland, Oregon.

Rian McLean

Rian McLean is an actor. He was most prominent from 1991 to 1991. Rian was born on April 24th, 1984 in Australia.

Rian Hughes

Rian Hughes is an artist in the fields of illustrator, comics artist, cover artist, and typographer.

Rian Agung Saputro

Rian was born on June 25th, 1990 in Karanganyar Regency. Rian is also known as Saputra and Ryan Agung.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rian

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rian

Johannes Rian

Johannes was born on May 17th, 1891. He left this life on December 10th, 1981.

Espen Rian

Espen was born on February 11th, 1981.

Oeystein Rian

Oeystein was born on February 23rd, 1945.

Deo Rian

Deo was born on February 26th, 1944 in Rio de Janeiro.

Erlend Rian

Erlend was born on June 15th, 1941.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rian U.S.
  White 85.56% 64.26%
  African American 2.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.78% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rian

People with the last name Rian are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Rian

  • How Popular is the name Rian? Rian is the 3,012th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rian was the 56,710th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,739 babies born with the first name Rian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rian to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1948 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Rian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rian is Tuesday, October 3rd, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Rian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rian was in 2017 with a total of 183 babies.
  • Random Rian Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rian is not a popular baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Washington have the same name in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Rian: The name spelled backwards is Nair. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Arin. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rian? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 360 people with the last name Rian.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rian? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rian as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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