Rhiane: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Rhiane
Origin of the name Rhiannon:
Borrowed from the Welsh, Rhiannon is an ancient Celtic name of uncertain derivation. Some believe it to be derived from the Old Celtic Rigantona (great queen). The name, which is borne in Celtic Mythology by a goddess of fertility, was not used as a given name until the 20th century. Its popularity outside Wales is due in large part to the song "Rhiannon" by the rock group Fleetwood Mac.
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Similar to the creation of the name RIHANNA - from the original Welsh name RHIANNON
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As my daughter, named RHIANE DAVIES, was born in Brazil (Sept/79) and I wanted to give her a name with a Welsh root.
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I simply added an `E´ to Rhian
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If you consult Google you will discover there is only one entry for the name RHIANE DAVIES who is now a doctor practicing medicine in the UK
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Nothing but now it´s revealed I imagine it may become popular